Implementation of Education Quality Assurance System Via Cooperation of University-Business-Government in HEIs (EDUQAS)

Project Overview

Project Title Implementation of Education Quality Assurance System Via Cooperation of University-Business-Government in HEIs (EDUQAS)
Project Number 586109-EPP-1-2017-1-RO-EPPKA2-CBHE-SP
Country Kazakhstan
Overall Project Value(EUR) 500 001 - 1 000 000
Project Start – Project End October 15, 2017–October 14, 2020
Project Status Active

Funding and Implementing Organizations

Origin of Funding European Union
Project Budget(EUR) 815.296
Implementing Organization / Consortium

• Latvijas Universitate (Latvia)
• Universite de Lorraine (France)
• Plovdivski Universitet Paisiy Hilendarski (Bulgaria)
• Ministry of Education and Science (Kazakhstan)
• Donetsk State University of Management (Ukraine)
• Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (Ukraine)
• Lviv Polytechnic National University (Ukraine)
• Simon Kuznets Kharkiv National University of Economics (Ukraine)
• National Metallurgical Academy of Ukraine (Ukraine)
• Abylai Khan Kazakh Atyndagy Halykaraiyk Karynastar Zhane Alem Tilderiuniversitesy (Kazakhstan)
• Institute of Higher Education of the National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine (Ukraine)
• Kazakh University of Economy, Finance and International Trade (Kazakhstan)
• Haut Conseil de L’Evaluation de la Recherche et de L’Ensignement Superieur (France)
• National Agency for Higher Education Quality Assurance (Ukraine)
• Universite de Liege (Belgium)
• Kungliga Tekniska Hoegskolan (Sweden)

Contact / Team Leader / Project Team
  • University of Craiova (Romania), project coordinator, eduqas.ucv@outlook.com
Beneficiary University of Craiova on behalf of national governments

Project Summary, Objectives and Results

Project Summary

Wider objective of the project “Implementation of Education Quality Assurance System via Cooperation of University- Business-Government in HEIs” is to improve education quality assurance systems through development of efficient internal quality standards leading to better employability of students in Partner Countries Universities. The internal QA system will be based on analysis of needs and capacities in Kazakh and Ukrainian HEIs, experiences and best practices from the successful QA action line of the Bologna Process.

Project Objectives
  • To promote the creation of quality culture at various levels through motivation, trust, responsibility of students, institutional leadership, individual staff members.
  • To elaborate proposals for the design of programs for BSc and MSc with the involvement of all stakeholders.
  • To develop technologies of assessment quality of BSc and MSc programs; designed program should meet the objectives including learning outcomes.
  • To conduct training for the QA specialist and academic staff.
  • To improve affiliate network university-business-State through collaboration with the EU universities.
  • To enhance internal university information systems of quality evaluation.
  • To develop a corporate QA infrastructure based on ICT, on-line, mobile technologies.
Education Sector HE, VET (IVET & CVET)
Components of the Education Process Education Management, Examination, certification and accreditation, Institutional strengthening & capacity building, Quality assurance, Social Partnership, Standards and curriculum development, Teaching and learning technologies (arrangements), Training of teachers / trainers
Occupational Field Not applicable
Target Groups Developers of standards, programs, curricula etc., Learners (scholar, student, apprentice etc.), Lecturers, teachers, instructors, trainers
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Activities

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Project Results
  • QA units created, set of standards, guidelines for internal quality assurance in higher education developed.
  • Quality of activities (research, education, governance) on the basis of the study of procedures and processes of EU universities improved.
  • Quality culture among students, academic staff, management and administration of the University improved.
  • Affiliate network university-business-State through cooperation of QA agencies, professors, researchers, students with EU universities developed.
  • Internal university information systems of quality evaluation and corporate QA infrastructure enhanced.
  • Internal QA policy, guidelines and procedures which will serve as a basis for QA national standards by PC QA agencies piloted.

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