From the 2 May 2018, the Center for Quality Assessment in Higher Education will be issuing statements of recognition and recomendations for higher educations instutions, employers and institutions performing professional recognition only as electronic documents containing an e-signature.
During the 8th ENQA Members‘ Forum and General Assembly in Zaragoza (Spain) two workshops were held to discuss a draft set of recommendations developed by LIREQA project partners. Recommendations cover how QA agencies, HEIs and ENIC/NARIC centres collectively and individually could contribute to implementation of expectations under ESG 1.4 “Student admission, progression, recognition and certification”.
On April 12, 2018 the Academic Information Centre (Latvia) together with SKVC (Lithuania) within the framework of the ESF project “Support for meeting the requirements set for the EQAR Agency” No. 188.8.131.52/15/I/001, organised expert training entitled “Higher Education Quality Assurance”.
Agency for Development of Higher Education and Quality Assurance of BiH has published public competition for selection of international experts to provide assessment, conduct quality review and give recommendations on accreditation of higher education institutions and study programmes.
During the course of implementation of IMPACT project, 11 centres of ENIC/NARIC networks were externally reviewed following SQUARE protocol and standards, to creation of which SKVC has contributed.
Ms Aurelija Valeikienė, Deputy Director of SKVC works as expert in ENQA (angl. European Association in Quality Assurance of Higher Education) coordinated external review of United Kingdom's external quality assurance agency QAA. Successful external review is a pre-condition for continuing membership for the next 5 years in ENQA and continuing listing of QAA as a trustworthy quality agency in EQAR.
On the 13th of February 2018 the 2nd LIREQA Project team meeting took place in Barcelona, Spain, kindly hosted by AQU Catalunya.
On Thursday, 15 February reception will be able to provide publice services till 16:00. On Friday, 16 February reception will not be able to provide public services. 16 February — Day of Restoration of Lithuania’s Independence.
Listing of SKVC (Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education) in the European Register for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (EQAR), which is the register of trustworthy agencies, once again is extended.
On 3 – 5 October 2017, an external evaluation of Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences (hereinafter - LEU) will take place. LEU is the main institution in Lithuania involved in teachers' training. The first external review of LEU was held on 24 – 26 April 2012. Following negative assessment by international panel of experts SKVC awarded the University 3 years accreditation. The decission of accreditation came into force only in April 2015 after repearted hearings in Court. The Court confirmed validity of SKVC decision.