1st Steering Committee Meeting of the EU-funded Twinning project Strengthening capacities for quality assurance and governance of qualifications
On 6 September, 2019, the Steering Committee of the EU-funded Twinning project “Strengthening capacities for quality assurance and governance of qualifications” gathered for the first time at the premises of the National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement to deliberate on project mandatory results, expectations, deadlines and schedules.
At the meeting, the parties approved the initial 6-month Working Plan and the Communication Strategy of the project and underlined relevance of the Twinning project in implementation of ENQA recommendations.
Overall, the Steering Committee members including colleagues from the beneficiary Institution- National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement (NCEQE), partners from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research of Germany, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Estonian Quality Agency for Higher and Vocational Education(EKKA), representatives of the EU Delegation to Georgia and EU Assistance Coordination and Sectoral Integration Department from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry for Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia gave a positive evaluation to the start and the initial course of the project and expressed readiness for further cooperation to provide support to its activities.
The EU-funded Twinning project started in July 2019 and its overall objective is to contribute to human capital development by improving quality assurance, transparency and governance of skills and qualifications in a lifelong learning (LLL) perspective.
The Twinning project is being implemented by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in partnership with the Estonian European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (EKKA).
Twinning is a European Union instrument for institutional cooperation between Public Administrations of EU Member States and of beneficiary or partner countries. Twinning projects bring together public sector expertise from EU Member States and beneficiary countries with the aim of achieving concrete mandatory operational results through peer to peer activities.
For additional information, please see: https://ec.europa.eu/neighbourhood-enlargement/…/twinning_en