Exploring synergies between quality assurance and qualifications recognition
1-2 June 2017 / Dublin, Ireland
ENQA is organising a workshop entitled “Exploring Synergies Between Quality Assurance and Qualifications Recognition” on 1-2 June in Dublin, Ireland, hosted by Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI).
The workshop aims to reveal conclusions from the ENQA working group on quality assurance and recognition‘s recent survey to QA agencies, while engaging participants in discussions surrounding the latest developments, challenges, and best practices concerning the implementation of ESG standard 1.4.
The event is open to all interested stakeholders, including representatives from QA agencies, ENIC-NARIC centres, and HEIs, as well as students and academics. The cost to participate is €220. Participants are kindly asked to book their own travel and accommodation.
For inquiries concerning this event, please contact Lindsey Kerber at the ENQA Secretariat.
Day 1 – Thursday, 1 June
12:00 Registrations and lunch
Padraig Walsh (QQI, Ireland), President of ENQA
13:45 Keynote: Setting quality assurance and recognition in context
Stig Arne Skjerven (NOKUT, Norway)
Response from QA agency
Response from HEI
14:30 Recognition and quality assurance from the institutional perspective
Christian Tauch (German Rectors’ Conference, Germany)
15:00 Coffee break
15:30 How European QA agencies deal with recognition: findings from the ENQA working group
Teresa Sánchez Chaparro (CTI, France)
Questions and answers session
16:15 Successful QA agency – ENIC-NARIC collaboration: a dialogue
Mark Frederiks (NVAO, Netherlands)
Stig Arne Skjervin (NOKUT, Norway)
Bas Wegewijs (EP-NUFFIC, Netherlands)
Interactive discussion and Q&A
17:30 Closing of Day 1, Reception
Day 2 – Friday, 2 June
9:00 Introduction to the workshops
9:15 Workshops (Round 1)
10:15 Coffee break
10:45 Workshops (Round 2)
11:45 Conclusions from the workshop
12:45 Linking internal and external quality assurance with academic recognition – what is the way forward?
Aurelija Valeikienė (SKVC, Lithuania)