Quality Assurance Agency in Higher Education

ASCAL part of the 2022 European Quality Assurance Forum (EQAF)

The Quality Assurance Agency in Higher Education, ASCAL, represented from Mrs. Aleksandra Xhamo and Ms. Denisa Bogdani, participated at the 2022 European Quality Assurance Forum (EQAF), hosted from 17 to 19 November by West University of Timisoara, Romania.

The Forum, entitled “Shaping or sharing? QA in a value-driven EHEA”, gathered rectors and vice-rectors responsible for quality assurance, quality assurance officers in higher education institutions, students, quality assurance agency staff and researchers working in higher education or in the quality assurance field, and combined sessions about European policies and trends, research, and practical case examples related to the Forum theme and more generally about current developments in quality assurance.

At the 2022 EQAF, discussions took place on the role of Quality Assurance in shaping, safeguarding and promoting shared values; how equity, inclusion and student participation in governance and QA of higher education are promoted and supported; how to build public confidence in higher education institutions as autonomous scientific institutions that promote academic freedom, integrity and reliable evidence; how to ensure value-driven international collaboration in higher education, etc.

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