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12.01.2018 EKKA’s assessments in the first semester of 2018

2018 will see last study programme group assessments taking place in higher education, with main focus on assessments of doctoral programmes. Euroacademy and Lääne-Viru College will undergo Institutional Accreditation for the second time. A record number of initial assessments (5) will also be taking place. In VET, 2018 is the closing year of one cycle…

02.11.2017  An international peer learning mini-seminar at EKKA

On top of the colleagues from Malaysia and Japan staying for a longer work shadowing visit, EKKA staff members had on 1 November the opportunity to meet four colleagues from the Croatian Agency for Science and Higher Education (ASHE) . Colleagues from Croatia are visiting external assessment agencies of interest from other EU member states…

02.11.2017 EKKA assessing continuous education in Tajikistan

For the first time in the history of the Estonian Quality Agency for Higher and Vocational Education (EKKA), the Agency is assessing a continuous education study programme. Moreover, this is done in Tajikistan and not in Estonia. The study programme under assessment is a one year blended learning program at the OSCE Border Management Staff College’i…

01.11.2017 EKKA welcomes guests from Japan and Malaysia for work shadowing

From 26 October until 3 November the Estonian Quality Agency for Higher and Vocational Education (EKKA) welcomes two colleagues from Japan and Malaysia for the purpose of work shadowing. The project, implemented with support from the Estonian Ministry of Education and Research, is aimed at giving insight into quality assurance principles and practices in Estonia…

09.10.2017 EKKA undergoing evaluation by ENQA this week

EKKA is full member of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education ENQA since 2013. As a prerequisite for application to become a member of ENQA and maintain its membership, a quality assurance agency has to undergo an external review against the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG).…