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ERIC Number: ED512345
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-May-28
Pages: 76
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: 978-9-5255-3945-5
ISSN: ISSN-1458-106X
Quality Assurance in Postgraduate Education. ENQA Workshop Report 12
Bitusikova, Alexandra; Bohrer, Janet; Borosic, Ivana; Costes, Nathalie; Edinsel, Kerim; Hollander, Karoline; Jacobsson, Gunilla; Jakopovic, Ivan Filip; Kearney, Mary-Louise; Mulder, Fred; Negyesi, Judith; Pietzonka, Manuel
ENQA (European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education)
The present report follows an ENQA (European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education) Workshop on Quality Assurance and Postgraduate Education, hosted by the Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ARACIS) in Brasov, Romania on 12-13 March 2009. The workshop was an excellent opportunity for ENQA members to exchange information, define concepts and examine best practice related to quality assurance of postgraduate education. Articles included in this report are: (1) Forces Shaping Postgraduate Education: Academic Credentials in a Global Context (Mary-Louise Kearney); (2) Master and Doctoral Education in Europe: Key Challenges for Quality Assurance (Alexandra Bitusikova); (3) Quality Assurance at Doctoral Level: the case of England, UK (Janet Bohrer); (4) Quality Assurance from the doctoral candidates' and junior researchers' perspective (Karoline Hollander); (5) The Postgraduate Students Mirror 2008, a survey in Sweden (Gunilla Jacobsson); (6) Research Master's Programmes in the Netherlands (Fred Mulder); (7) Quality Assurance of Doctoral Education in Germany--Experiences, Standards and Challenges (Manuel Pietzonka); (8) Accreditation of doctoral schools in Hungary (Judith Negyesi); (9) Quality assurance of doctoral study programmes in Croatia (Ivan Filip Jakopovic and Ivana Borosic); and (10) About the role of ECTS regarding Quality Assurance of Postgraduate Education with a glance at Turkey in the Bologna Process (Kerim Edinsel). A conclusion by Nathalie Costes is included. A programme of the workshop is annexed. Individual articles contain tables, appendices, references, and figures. (Contains 28 footnotes.)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: European Commission
Authoring Institution: European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA)
Identifiers - Location: Croatia; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Sweden; Turkey; United Kingdom
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A