The Conference ''Changes in the Higher Education Quality Assurance System - Development and Promotion of Outcome-orientation Mechanisms''
On December 6 and 7, the conference "Changes in the Higher Education Quality Assurance System - Development and Promotion of Outcome-orientation Mechanisms" was held at Hotel "Hualing Tbilisi" by the National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement with the support of the Council of Europe.
Changes in the Higher Education Quality Assurance System, renewed standards and procedures for authorization of higher education institutions, assessment methodology, challenges, and opportunities were discussed at the Conference.
The conference was attended by international experts from the Council of Europe, representatives of the Ministry of Education and Science, higher education institutions and education sphere, members of authorization and appellation board, as well as guests from international organizations and partner ministries.
The elaboration of the new standard of authorization of higher education institutions was carried out in accordance with the requirements of the quality assurance standards and guidelines of the European Higher Education Area, international practices, and recommendations of international experts.
Renewed standard and procedures of the authorization will promote the development of higher education quality, the establishment of quality assurance system based on an evaluation of output, facilitate student-oriented learning, recognition, and reliability of qualifications awarded by international educational institutions in Georgia, as well as the fulfillment of conditions of the Association Agreement between Georgia and the European Union and joining the National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement the European Quality Assurance Agencies Association (ENQA).