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ERIC Number: ED512347
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jan-29
Pages: 38
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-978-9-5255-3943-1
ISSN: ISSN-1458-106X
Quality Assurance in Transnational Higher Education. ENQA Workshop Report 11
Bennett, Paul; Bergan, Sjur; Cassar, Daniela; Hamilton, Marlene; Soinila, Michele; Sursock, Andree; Uvalic-Trumbic, Stamenka; Williams, Peter
ENQA (European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education)
The present report is the product of an ENQA (European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education) Bologna Seminar "Quality Assurance in Transnational Education: from words to action" hosted by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA, UK) in London in December, 2008. The seminar discussed the current trends in Transnational landscapes, the influence of the UNESCO-OECD Guidelines for cross-border higher education and their compatibility with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area. The outcomes of the seminar were later presented as recommendations to the Bologna Follow-up Group. Articles included in this report are: (1) Introduction; (2) The UNESCO/OECD Guidelines: a Governmental Perspective (Sjur Bergan); (3) Quality Assurance in Transnational Education: a European University Association Perspective (Andree Sursock); (4) Quality Assurance in Transnational Education: An Education International Perspective (Paul Bennett); (5) A Comparative Analysis of International Guidelines in Quality Assurance (Marlene Hamilton); (6) Quality Assurance in Transnational Education--from Declarative Intentions to Concrete Progress: a European Students Union Perspective (Daniela Cassar); and (7) Conclusions and Recommendations to the Bologna Follow-up Group (Peter Williams). A programme of the seminar is annexed. (Contains 19 footnotes.) [Support for this report was provided by the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union.]
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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)