International Quality Assurance Programme 2019 will be held on November 18-22, 2019 in London, at Kings College.
NIAD-QE University Quality Assurance Forum 2019: Quality Assurance of Higher Education in Times of Change will take place on July 25, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan.
The festival was held from 4 to 9 June 2019 in Stavropol and brought together more than 2,000 participants from 23 countries.
The Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic has decided to change the layouts of state educational standards.
The Institute of Business Studies, the leading business school of RANEPA, has become the first in Russia to receive the prestigious world accreditation of AACSB International. This fact is expected to allow RANEPA to implement joint programs with leading Western business schools.
Ural State Medical University offers a Specialist's degree in Dentistry. It closely cooperates with the leading medical dentistry institutions of the region and foreign universities.
Ural State Medical University offers a Specialist's degree in Pediatrics. It closely cooperates with the leading regional medical and preventive treatment facilities, federal research institutes and foreign universities.
Ural State Medical University offers a Specialist's degree in General Medicine. It closely cooperates with federal research institutions, medical and preventive treatment facilities and foreign universities.
The purpose of this landscape paper is to organize some of the current debates about higher education quality assurance and to present a possible path forward to enable higher education leaders, policy makers, and the twenty-plus million current students to achieve their common goal of improving the success of the sector.
The current system of quality assurance in the United States, including the roles played by the federal government and regional accreditors; the process of self-evaluation, site-visits, and peer reviews; and the focus on institution-specific processes should be maintained. In addition, there is a number of ways in which this system could be improved to balance greater rigor and transparency with greater flexibility and incentives for institutional improvement and learning.
Though international developments of HE quality assurance, they do illustrate efforts to create systems that incentivize institutional improvement, organizational learning, and self-regulation while improving sector-wide accountability and rigor.
Performance-based regulation reinforces competition among higher education institutions, exacerbating incentives for institutions to keep effective practices to themselves.
Quality assurance sector and accreditation has been around for more than a century in the USA. Today there are more than 7,000 institutions of higher education. Recognizing this diversity, government has historically taken a flexible approach to the regulation of higher education.
The QS University Rankings BRICS 2018 included 101 Russian universities with 24 HEIs in Top 100; leaders are Moscow State University (6th place) and Saint Petersburg State University (11th place).