International scientific and practical conference «National quality concept: state and public consumer rights protection»03.10.18

On October 1st and 2nd , the Saint-Petersburg State University of Economics jointly with the Committee on Science and Higher education held the International scientific and practical conference «National quality concept: state and public consumer rights protection». More..

New partner AKKORK07.09.15

The AKKORK Agency and the All-Russian public organization "Realizing quality education" signed an agreement on cooperation in the field of independent assessment, professional public accreditation and quality assurance of education. More..

The AKKORK Agency at the All-Russian Student Forum04.09.15

On September 3-6, 2015 in Rostov-on-Don in the framework of the All-Russian Student Forum of the Russian public organization "Realizing quality education" with the support of the Commission on Education Quality Council of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation on Youth affairs the platform "Quality education" was organized. Erika Soboleva, the General Director of the Agency for Higher Education Quality Assurance and Career Development (AKKORK), participated in this event. More..

Congratulations with the new study year!01.09.15

Dear partners and colleagues!

AKKORK Agency congratulates you with the beginning of the new 2015-2016 study year!

Every year the beginning of September for all of us is the starting point to both the familiar and in the same time the unknown path. For every educational organization and scientific and educational community as a whole it is the time to set new directions.

The previous study year was full of important events in the system of higher and secondary professional education. The essential results were achieved including the field of independent assessment and accreditation of the Russian educational organizations. All this proves that by means of pooling resources and sharing experiences we can get good results, though we all understand that there is still a great deal in improving the system of professional education.

We sincerely wish all the educational institutions to be enthusiastic, have success and achieve new results! Let the experience help to successfully implement plans this study year, and let the reliable partners support in all your endeavors!

Let the teaching bring you, dear colleagues, joy, let your health be strong and the mood be excellent!



Congratulations to our partners! Five programmes of the Samara State Aerospace University received international accreditation31.08.15

On August 31st, 2015 at the meeting of the Academic Council Erika Soboleva, General Director of AKKORK Agency, solemnly presented the certificates of international accreditation of SSAU educational programs to the Administration of the Samara State Aerospace University named after academician Korolyov S.P. More..

Advisory Council06.07.15

At the June meeting of the Advisory Council were approved reports on corrections of concerns of the following HEIs:
  • Tyumen State Oil and Gas University
  • Krasnoyarsk State Medical University n.a. V.F. Voyno-Yasenetsky

AKKORK IS A Full Member of ENQA22.03.15

On March 6, 2015 the Board of Directors of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA) decided on full membership of the Agency for Higher Education Quality Assurance and Career Development (AKKORK) in ENQA.

Full Membership of ENQA is composed of European quality assurance agencies or other quality assurance organizations in the field of higher education that have been operating and conducting actual quality assurance activities for at least two years.

Full Members meet all ENQA membership criteria and thereby also meet the European Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG) as adopted by the European Ministers in charge of higher education in Bergen in 2005.

According to Sergey Anisimov, Director General of AKKORK, "Acceptance of the Agency for Higher Education Quality Assurance and Career Development ENQA as a full member confirms to the full extent the independence and integrity of our agency. In addition, it is also the recognition that the activities of AKKORK meet the mission and core objectives of ENQA, standards and recommendations in the field of quality assurance, requirements for accreditation agencies in the European space (ESG-ENQA)".

The European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA) is an umbrella organization which represents its members at the European level and internationally, especially in political decision making processes and in co-operations with stakeholder organizations.

The Association aims to maintain and enhance the quality of European higher education at a high level, and to act as a major driving force for the development of quality assurance across all the Bologna signatory countries.

ENQA contributes to this goal especially by promoting European co-operation in the field of quality assurance in higher education and disseminating information and expertise among its members and towards stakeholders in order to develop and share good practice and to foster the European dimension of quality assurance.

More details:
http://www.enqa.eu/index.php/enqa-agencies/members/full-members/

Report of ENQA:
http://www.enqa.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/AKKORK-Review-Report-revised-feb-2015-TC.pdf

Decision of ENQA:
http://www.enqa.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Letter-ENQA-to-AKKORK_180315.pdf



Erika Soboleva is re-elected as the Board Member of the International Network of Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE)21.03.15

The results of electronic voting on nominees to the governing bodies of the largest international network of quality assurance agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE) turned out to be an outstanding. Erika Soboleva, the Director of the International Department of the Agency for Higher Education Quality Assurance and Career Development (AKKORK) re-elected member of the Board of Directors of the organization.

The International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE) is a world-wide association of over 200 organizations active in the theory and practice of quality assurance in higher education. The great majority of its members are quality assurance agencies that operate in many different ways, although the Network also welcomes (as associate members) other organizations that have an interest in QA in HE.

Erika Soboleva is the first representative of Russia, who became part of the governing body of such a large international organization responsible to guarantee the quality of education. The current re-election marks the evaluation of her active work and is a sign of trust on the part of the professional community.

"INQAAHE provides so many opportunities for exchange of experience in the field of quality assessment and quality assurance of education. As a member of the Board of Directors Erika Soboleva will work with large representative part of Russian universities in INQAAHE. It will enable the universities to get acquainted with the procedure of quality assessment and quality assurance in the world and apply its aspects in their work, which, of course, will be beneficial for their activities in a whole", said V.D. Shadrikov, academician of the Russian Academy of Education, Director of the Institute of educational content of HSE, Chairman of the Advisory Council of AKKORK.

The Board of Directors INQAAHE also includes Susanna Karakhanyan, Pauline Tang, Maiki Udam, Martin Strah, Yvonnette Marshall, Jawaher al-Mudhahki. Jagannath Patil was elected the President of the network.

More details:  http://www.inqaahe.org/
Reference:
Erika Soboleva – PhD in Economics, docent, Director of the International Department of the Agency for Higher Education Quality Assurance and Career Development (AKKORK), author of more than 80 Russian and foreign publications on the quality of education, Board Member of APQN and INQAAHE.

The Agency for Higher Education Quality Assurance and Career Development (AKKORK) is the leading agency for the Russian independent evaluation of the quality of education, accreditation and certification of educational institutions to improve the quality of education, to identify problem areas in the work of educational institutions, the elaboration of programs for the development of educational institutions in the short-, medium and long term. The results of AKKORK examination are considered during the state accreditation of educational institutions.


Advisory Council13.03.15

At the March meeting of the Advisory Council were approved reports on corrections of concerns of the following HEIs:
  • Sakhalin State University

The INQAAHE Conference 2015 11.02.15

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) will act as traditional organizational partner of the conference INQAAHE, which will take place in the United States in 2015. Registration for the event is open on the site of ACBSP.

During the General Assembly, three organizations presented their bids to host the INQAAHE Conference in 2015. The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) will organize INQAAHE’s biennial Conference in the United States in 2015.

The INQAAHE Forum in 2014 was hosted by EKKA, in Estonia.

More details: http://www.inqaahe.org and http://www.acbsp.org


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