"Implementation of a quality assurance system for education by the university-business government in universities" – EDUQAS PROJECT
"Implementation of a quality assurance system for education by the university-business government in universities"
■ EU Program for Education, Training, Youth and Sports
■ Key Actions 2 - Building Capacity in Higher Education
■ Structural project
Project No. 586109-EPP-1-2017-1-RO-EPPKA2 CBHE-SP
The main goal of this project is to improve the quality of education. Therefore, it is necessary to create a single internal quality assurance model. Quality assurance in line with EU best practices.
• motivation, trust, student responsibility, institutional leadership, individual employees
• develop proposals for undergraduate and graduate programs with the involvement of all stakeholders
• Undergraduate and graduate programs, the program developed must meet the objectives, including learning outcomes. Program qualifying outcomes must be clearly defined
• improve the partner network of university-business through cooperation with EU universities
• improve the quality of information
• develop corporate infrastructure for quality assurance based on online, mobile technologies.
• Development of effective internal quality standards.
• Improving self-esteem and quality assurance in the development of national quality assurance strategies and HEI development strategies
• UNIVERSITATEA DIN CRAIOVA, Craiova, Romania - project coordinator
• HUNGARY HOYGSKOLAN, Stockholm, Sweden
• UNIVERSITE DE LIEGE, Liege, Belgium
• UNIVERSITY PLOVDIV PAISII HILENDARSKI, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
• LATVIJAS UNIVERSITATE, Riga, Latvia
• UNIVERSITE DE LORRAINE, Nancy Sidex, France
• SIMON KUZNETS KHARKOV NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMY, Kharkiv, Ukraine
• LVOV POLYTECHNICAL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY, Lviv, Ukraine
• DONETSK STATE UNIVERSITY OF MANAGEMENT, Mariupol, Ukraine
• NATIONAL METALLURGICAL ACADEMY OF UKRAINE, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine
• ABLAY KHAN UNIVERSITY OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND WORLD LANGUAGES, Almaty, Kazakhstan
• KAZAKH UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMY, FINANCE AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE, Astana, Kazakhstan
• INSTITUTE OF HIGHER EDUCATION, NATIONAL ACADEMY OF EDUCATION, Kiev, Ukraine
• NATIONAL AGENCY FOR QUALITY ASSURANCE IN HIGHER EDUCATION, Kiev, Ukraine
• MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE OF UKRAINE, Kiev, Ukraine
• MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE, Astana, Kazakhstan
• HAUT CONSEIL DE L'ENSEIGNEMENT DE LA RECHERCHE ET DE L'ENSEIGNEMENT, Paris, France
• INDEPENDENT ACCREDITATION AND RATING AGENCY, Astana, Kazakhstan
• EDUCATIONAL CENTER "KNOWLEDGE - CENTRAL ASIA", Almaty, Kazakhstan
• ASSOCIATION OF KAZAKHSTANIZATION DES ENSEIGNANTS DE FRANCHAIS, Almaty, Kazakhstan
• KAZAKHSTAN COMMUNICATION ASSOCIATION, Almaty, Kazakhstan
• NATIONAL PUBLIC ASSOCIATION OF KAZAKHSTAN IN KHARKOV CITY "BIRLIK", Kharkiv, Ukraine
• LATVIJAS DARBA DEVEJU KONFEDERACIJASABIEDRISKA ORGANIZACIJA SA, Riga, Latvia
• DONETSK REGIONAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION "INSTITUTE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL TECHNOLOGIES", Kiev, Ukraine
• AGE OF OPPORTUNITY, Kharkiv, Ukraine
• KHARKIV REGIONAL GENDER RESOURCE CENTER, Kharkiv, Ukraine
• DEPARTMENT FOR DEVELOPMENT OF REGIONAL COMPETITIVENESS, KHARKIV REGIONAL STATE ADMINISTRATION, Kharkiv, Ukraine
• DNEPROPETROVSK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine
• AGENCE UNIVERSITAIRE DE LA FRANCOPHONIE - BECO, Bucharest, Romania
EDUQAS project news
On February 26-27, 2018 at the University of Craiova, Romania, a constituent meeting of the participants of the international educational project ERASMUS + KA2 "Implementation of a quality assurance system in education through cooperation between university-business-government in universities" (EDUQAS) was held.The consortium includes representatives of universities participating in the project from Ukraine, Romania, Belgium, France, Latvia, Sweden, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan was represented by two universities: Kazakh University of International Relations and World Languages. Abylai Khan (Almaty) and the Kazakh University of Economics, Finance and International Trade (Astana) with the active participation and support of the Ministry of Education and Science of Kazakhstan. During the meeting, presentations of all members of the consortium were presented, the roles and responsibilities responsible for the work packages were defined, issues of project and financial management were discussed. The quality assurance system at the University of Craiova was also reviewed.
From 11 to 14 September 2018, on the basis of the Royal Institute of Technology (KTI) in Stockholm (Sweden), a training was held on improving the quality of education in accordance with the practice of the European Union. In addition to representatives of the Kazakh University of Economics, Management and International Trade, representatives of the University of Lorraine (France), Craiova University (Romania), Kazakh University of International Relations and World Languages named after S. Abylai Khan (Kazakhstan), the Ministry of Education and Science, the National Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education and 6 universities from Ukraine.
The Royal Institute of Technology was founded in 1827 and is the oldest and largest technical university in Sweden. More than one third of all engineering research in Sweden is carried out on its basis, and most of the country's educational programs in this area are implemented.
The training program included presentations from KTI representatives, revealing the general strategy of higher education in Sweden, the national quality control system and the internalization of quality. Also, tools and policies for quality assurance, experience of modern teaching in engineering education were presented. During the discussion, based on the results of the presentations, the participants of the training shared their experience on the implementation of a quality assurance system in education in their universities.
The dean of the Faculty of Applied KazUEFIT Sciences Mogilnaya A.V. and Head of the Quality Control Department Burganova R.I. took part in the training.
Meetings of the project partners were held, during which they discussed the collection and analysis of data on the management of the quality system in partner universities, as well as the project work plan for the next period, including the 2nd year of the project.
At the end of the training, all participants were awarded certificates.
Information on the results of a visit to the University of Lorraine (Nancy, France)
within the framework of the Erasmus + EduQAS project on quality assurance in education
On March 12-14, 2019, at the University of Lorraine (Nancy, France), within the framework of the Erasmus + EduQAS project on ensuring the quality of education, a training seminar of partner countries was held. The main goal of the training was the exchange of experience, new approaches and best methods in the internal quality assurance system, which would significantly influence international cooperation in the field of education with European universities and the introduction of advanced ideas and thinking, and most importantly, influence the successful employment of graduates.
The University of Lorraine is one of the largest public universities in France, was established in 1970. UL University has over 60,000 students from 4 countries and 6 Universities, as well as 10,455 international students. The teaching staff numbers 3900 people, including 1800 (14%) PhD doctors.
The high employment rate of graduates of the University of Lorraine - 94% indicates a high ranking in the academic environment of the country.
The training seminar brought together representatives of the University of Craiova (Romania), the University of Liege (Liege, Belgium), the National University "Lviv Polytechnic" (Lvov, Ukraine), Donetsk State University of Management (Mariupol, Ukraine), the National Metallurgical Academy of Ukraine (Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine) , Kharkiv National University of Economics. Simona Kuznets (Kharkiv, Ukraine), KazUMOMYa (Almaty, Kazakhstan), Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (Kiev, Ukraine), University of Lorraine (Nancy, France), Quality Assurance Agency HCERES (Paris, France), KazUEFIT (Astana, Kazakhstan).
KazUEFIT at the seminar was presented by the head of the Department of planning and monitoring of the educational process Zharlgasova B.E. and director of the Center for Information Technologies Muratbekov M.M.
The training program covered the problems of an internal quality assurance system, effective employment opportunities for graduates, establishing relationships between universities in partner countries in the project and creating a corporate culture of quality assurance.
Within the framework of the training, the speakers presented advanced experience, improvement and competence in teaching, researchers in academic activities, a quality approach to teaching, strategies and policies of the University of Lorraine, and also raised issues of self-assessment, covering all stages of student life. A key feature of the training was to consider new approaches to internal quality assessment, self-assessment of programs and their continuous improvement in the future.
From 7 to 10 May 2019, in Riga, Latvia, on the basis of the University of Latvia, a training seminar "The self-assessment system of quality assurance in the university and cooperation with social partners" was held.
Representatives of the Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden), the University of Lorraine (France), the University of Craiova (Romania), the Department of Higher and Postgraduate Education of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kazakh University of International Relations and World Languages named after S. Abylai Khan (Kazakhstan), the National Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education and universities of Ukraine. Vice-Rector for Academic Activities and Science Zhanybaeva Z.K. and Dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences Mogilnaya A.V. took part in the training-seminar from the Kazakh University of Economics, Finance and International Trade.
The training program included presentations by representatives of the University of Latvia on the quality assurance system at universities, cooperation with social partners and problems in these matters. Project partner meetings were also held to discuss the quality assurance self-assessment report and the action plan for the assessment visits. At the end of the training, all participants were awarded certificates.
The University of Latvia was founded in 1919 and is the largest university in Latvia. The University combines various fields of science and the educational process in order to comply with the European standard of higher education.