“Education quality assurance: face-to-face VS distance learning” workshop in the HSE Training Center - St. Petersburg.19.11.20

“Education quality assurance: face-to-face VS distance learning” workshop in the HSE Training Center - St. Petersburg.
On November 16 - 18, Erika Soboleva, Director General of AKKORK, took part as a keynote speaker and expert at the workshop “Education quality assurance: face-to-face VS distance learning” organized by the Leadership Training Center of the Higher School of Economics - Saint Petersburg as part of the Best University Practices section.

The workshop is an ongoing event for heads of educational organizations and is a follow-up to a series of webinars on education quality assurance that were held online in May and July.
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Online visit of AKKORK agency and FIBAA agency reviewers’ team to SPbU16.11.20

Online visit of AKKORK agency and FIBAA agency reviewers’ team to SPbU
On November 10-13, within the framework of the procedure of external education quality assessment and preparation for international accreditation of the Law faculty and the higher educational program “Law” an online visit of AKKORK agency and FIBAA agency reviewers’ team to the Saint-Petersburg State university was held. More..

Online visit of AKKORK reviewers’ team to RTSU23.10.20

On October 20-22, within the framework of the procedure of external education quality assessment and preparation for international accreditation of the higher educational programs an online visit to the Russian-Tajik (Slavic) University (RTSU) was held.

The choice of the remote format of the assessment procedure was determined by the current challenging situation in the world caused by the spread of the novel COVID-19 virus. However, for AKKORK this format is not a new one - on the contrary, it is a well-adjusted procedure of many years of experience, which allows, through a thorough preliminary preparation and developed organization process, to conduct a comprehensive assessment of the implementation of the educational program. More..

12th INQAAHE Forum 2020 Quality, Competencies, and Learning Outcomes: How to Be Fit for Generation Z Employability 13.10.20

12th INQAAHE Forum 2020 Quality, Competencies, and Learning Outcomes: How to Be Fit for Generation Z Employability
Moscow hosted the XII INQAAHE Forum 2020 on September 21 - October 12. For the first time this important event was held in Russia, and the host of the Forum was the Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education and Career Development (AKKORK). The Forum was supported by the Federal Service on Supervision in Education and Science and the Russian Managers Association.More..

Online visit of AKKORK agency and ZEvA German agency reviewers' team to RUDN University26.06.20

On the 24-25th of June, within the framework of the procedure of external quality assessment and preparation for international accreditation of the higher educational program "Veterinary" (Specialist degree), an off-site visit to the RUDN University was held. The choice of the remote format of the assessment procedure was determined by the current challenging situation in the world caused by the spread of the novel COVID-19 virus. However, for AKKORK this format is not a new one - on the contrary, it is a well-adjusted procedure of many years of experience, which allows, through a thorough preliminary preparation and developed organization process, to conduct a comprehensive assessment of the implementation of the educational program.

The reviewers' team was formed by the Russian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education and Career Development AKKORK and the Central Evaluation and Accreditation Agency ZEvA (Hannover, Germany). 
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Call for students for the ESU Quality Assurance Students Experts’ Pool 09.06.20

The Steering Committee of ESU Quality Assurance Students Experts' Pool now opens the call for 60 members for the Quality Assurance Students Experts’ Pool. The call is open to new applicants as well as to current Pool members.

Becoming a member of the pool will give eligibility to be nominated by ESU for quality assurance reviews and training,  and it provides an opportunity to gain more knowledge about quality assurance in Europe.More..

INQAAHE tailor-made training "Research Quality Framework: assuring research excellence in higher education institutions" 29.05.20

On May 20, 2020, the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE), as per the request of the Mongolian National Council for Education Accreditation and Higher Education Institutions, conducted a webinar training "Research Quality Framework: assuring research excellence in higher education institutions". The webinar was held as part of a series of specialized webinars organized by INQAAHE at the request of INQAAHE members dedicated to various aspects of internal and external quality assessment. The workshops are organized taking into account the members' requests, thus providing ready-made customized recommendations and solutions, tailored to the needs and peculiarities of a particular country.

Over 300 representatives of Mongolian universities participated in the workshop. The President of INQAAHE, Susanna Karakhanyan, along with the INQAAHE Board members  - Erika Soboleva, Director General of the Russian agency AKKORK and Angela Hou Yung Chi, Executive Director of the Higher Education Evaluation & Accreditation Council of Taiwan delivered the training.More..

Director General of AKKORK joined the Evaluation, Certification and Accreditation Commission of Spanish Agency for Quality Assurance ACPUA23.04.20

Erika Soboleva, Director General of AKKORK, has been voted as an international vocal into the Evaluation, Certification and Accreditation Commission (CECA) of Aragon Agency for Quality Assurance and Strategic Foresight in Higher Education (ACPUA).

Created in 2005 the ACPUA is an autonomous body (public law entity) attached to the Department of Science, Higher Education and Knowledge Society of the Government of Aragon. It is a member of ENQA (European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education) and it is listed on EQAR (European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education). It also belongs to INQAAHE (International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education) and ECA (European Consortium for Accreditation).More..

New issue of the magazine "Education quality" 30.03.20

New issue of the magazine "Education quality"
The key topic of the spring issue of the magazine is the upcoming INQAAHEForum 2020 and its agenda, which is devoted to the competencies formation of the Generation Z and its subsequent employabilitythrough classical and innovative approaches. As a tribute to the foreign participants of the Forumsome of the materials have been published in English and Russian.

The “Spotlight Interview” section features François Pernot, Vice President of ENQA (European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education), in which he reveals the Association’s most significant ongoing projects and talks about changes introduced in response to new trends. Also this section contains an interview with Erika Soboleva, Director General of AKKORK, who told readers about the results of the Agency's external assessment by ENQA and the further process of deficiencies elimination. More..

Academic Rankings and International Accreditation 16.03.20

In keeping with the theme of Academic Rankings, AKKORK publishes a brief analytical note with a comparison of the two assessment systems.

Rankings

There are various methods of ranking Higher Education Institutions in academic rankings. They differ significantly from each other. More..

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