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16.01.2015 The Estonian Higher Education Quality Agency (EKKA), in partnership with the Finnish Education Evaluation Centre (FINEEC), won the competition for a new Twinning project to further develop higher education in Azerbaijan

The Finnish-Estonian joint project competed with Lithuanian-Austrian, French-Spanish, and Greek project proposals and had a total procurement value of 1.3 million euros.  The overall objective of this Twinning project is to support the development of higher education in Azerbaijan in accordance with the principles of the European Higher Education Area. The project was presented to…

13.11.2014 Maiki Udam, Development Manager of the Estonian Higher Education Quality Agency (EKKA), was elected to the Accreditation Council of the Independent Kazakhstan Quality Assurance Agency in Education (IQAA).

The IQAA Council of Accreditation is the highest decision-making body of IQAA which adopts decisions regarding accreditation of higher education institutions and their study programmes in Kazakhstan. Maiki Udam was confirmed as a member of the Accreditation Council at its session on 8 November. At the same session, over 100 accreditation decisions on study programmes…

30.06.2014 2014 INQAAHE Forum discussed partnerships in QA

This year’s INQAAHE Forum took place in Tallinn, Estonia on 26-28 May. More than 130 participants from nearly 60 countries were represented at the Forum entitled “Partnerships in Quality Assurance in Higher Education”. The event was hosted by the Estonian Higher Education Quality Agency (EKKA). On the pre-forum day, a workshop on the implementation of INQAAHE Guidelines of…

25.06.2014 Minister of Education and Research convenes quality assessment council for VET

The Minister of Education and Research has convened an assessment council of 12 members to perform duties concerning the accreditation of vocational education and training. The council includes representatives of the main partners in vocational education and of fields of vocational studies. The council will adopt accreditation decisions and make proposals to the Minister of…

19.06.2014 EKKA is implementing the project on Creation and Capacity Building of Quality Assurance Agency for Professional Education in the Republic of Moldova

The project aims to support the establishment of Quality Assurance Agency for Professional Education (Higher education and Vocation Education) in Moldova. On a larger scale, it exerts positive influence on the competitiveness of the graduates of VET (vocation education and training) and higher education institutions and the economic development in Moldova in general. Specific activities…