The new stage of Partnership with European Foundation for Quality Management
The National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement continues the cooperation with the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM). The aim of the Center is to become the official partner of EFQM in Georgia. The NCEQE has prepared the partnership document in accordance with the EFQM requirements and sent it together with the application to the EFQM.
The collaboration with the European Foundation for Quality Management will support, on the one hand, the organizational development and internal quality assurance of the Center and, on the other hand, will give an opportunity to the Center to support its stakeholders on their own way towards the Excellence.
“Excellent organizations achieve and sustain outstanding levels of performance that meet or exceed the expectations their stakeholders”, - this is the description of excellent organization provided by the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM). In 2016, the Center was recognized as “Committed to Excellence” after successfully completing the first stage of self-assessment and implementation of development projects.
This year another important step was made towards the Excellence. The Center carried out the self-assessment according to the EFQM Business Excellence Matrix, which helped to figure out organization’s strengths and opportunities for improvement. Currently, the NCEQE continues to implement the action plan, created as a result of the self-assessment, in order to achieve the more Excellence and to become “Recognized for Excellence”.
The Center’s strive towards Excellence will benefit for stakeholders, partners and employees of the Center.
Nowadays, number of different organizations around the world successfully use EFQM model. Among them are educational institutions and famous companies, such as: BMW, BOSCH, PHILIPS, COCA-COLA, etc.