Institutional Experiences of Quality Assessment in Higher Education - The Institutional Case Studies

 

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Lignes directrices pour des prestations de qualité dans l'enseignement supérieur transfontalier : état des lieux

 

 

Guidelines for quality provision in cross-border higher education: where do we stand?

 

 

The present paper draws extensively on an earlier paper (Watts, 2009) prepared for the previous OECD review of initial VET, “Learning for Jobs” (OECD, 2010). Some of the current paper focuses specifically ...

 

 

Reviews of Higher Education in Regional and City Development are the OECD’s vehicle to mobilise higher education for economic, social and cultural development of cities and regions.

 

Reviews of Higher Education in Regional and City Development are the OECD’s vehicle to mobilise higher education for economic, social and cultural development of cities and regions.

Jaana PUUKKA, Björn ASHEIM, John GODDARD, Ulrich TEICHLER and Philip WADE

Reviews of Higher Education in Regional and City Development are the OECD’s vehicle to mobilise higher education for economic, social and cultural development of cities and regions. They analyse how higher education systems impact local and regional development and assist in improving this impact.

 

 

Reviews of Higher Education in Regional and City Development are the OECD’s vehicle to mobilise higher education for economic, social and cultural development of cities and regions. They analyse how higher education systems impact local and regional development and assist in improving this impac

The self evaluation report for the State of Victoria (Australia) was prepared by the Victorian Government Department of Innovation, Industry and Regional Development, as an input to the OECD Review of Higher Education in Regional and City Development.

 

This paper describes national circumstances as viewed by the countries themselves while also casting light on their practices. It sets out the policy responses and focuses on the practices of countries and regions and, as far as possible, includes quantitative data or refers to pilot projects.

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*       Reconnaissance des acquis d'apprentissages non formels et informels : Les pratiques des pays , pdf,  (French)

 

 

The Self-evaluation report for the Galilee, Israel was prepared by the Council for Higher Education of the State of Israel, as an input to the OECD Review of Higher Education in Regional and City Development.

 

 

 

In 2004 the OECD launched a thematic review of tertiary education to examine how institutions and national policies are meeting these challenges. 24 countries participated in that review, including the Czech Republic.

The Self-evaluation report for the Southern Arizona (US) region was prepared with the support of the Lumina Foundation for Education, as an input to the OECD Review of Higher Education in Regional and City Development.

 

 

The Self-evaluation report for the Paso del Norte (US/MX) region was prepared by The Paso del Norte Group, as an input to the OECD Review of Higher Education in Regional and City Development.

The Self-evaluation report for the City of Rotterdam, Netherlands was prepared by Economic Development Board Rotterdam (EDBR), as an input to the OECD Review of Higher Education in Regional and City Development.

 

The Self-evaluation report for the City of Amsterdam, Netherlands was prepared by SEO Economisch Onderzoek in collaboration with a number of higher education institutions in the city, as an input to the OECD Review of Higher Education in Regional and City Development.

 

The Self-evaluation Report for Berlin, Germany was prepared by the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB), as an input to the OECD Review of Higher Education in Regional and City Development.

 

Bío Bío’s Regional Steering Committee with OECD guidelines

This Self-evaluation report reflects the joint effort of higher education institutions (HEI) and regional stakeholders in the Bío Bío Region, Chile to assess the impact that the HEI have had on regional development. The self-evaluation was performed between December 2008 and June 2009.

The world economy is experiencing an economic downturn. GDP growth is slowing down and is expected to be negative in 2009 in the US, Japan, Britain and the Euro area. Unemployment is rising and consumer demand is falling, as the real economy is hit by the consequences of the financial turmoil.</< p>

 

Before 1945 the quality of Hungarian higher education institutes were high even in international comparison. The quality was assured mainly by laws -- and by traditions. There existed neither external ...

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The present college grew out of the Reformed College of Debrecen, one of the oldest educational institution in Hungary. The first book published on the goals of teacher training dates back to 1538. In ...

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Major changes were made to the UK higher education system in 1992. The previous binary division between the universities and the polytechnics and other colleges was ended and a unitary system of higher ...

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Cardiff is one of Britain's major universities, with its own Royal Charter and a history of service and achievement dating back to 1883. Its international reputation attracts staff and students from throughout ...

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The University was formed as Sheffield Polytechnic through the merger of three Colleges of Art and Design, Commerce and Technology. Further mergers with three Teacher Training Colleges during the 1970s ...

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Since 1986, the institutional system of quality assessment (QA) in the Netherlands, or "onderwijsvisitaties" has been carried out by the VSNU, an association of Dutch universities consisting of the fourteen ...

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Like in most other countries after World War II, in the Netherlands the traditional system of educational quality control came to a definite end. This system was characterised by small numbers of students ...

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In 1993, the Executive Board of Delft University of Technology (DUT) formulated a new strategic plan "Towards a new Engagement" which outlined the university policy for the next decade. This plan positioned ...

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Universities are finding themselves increasingly beset by pressures from the outside world. They are having to contend with a considerable increase in student enrolment, and this large number of students ...

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At Toulouse 1, international outreach activities are twofold. The University works in a diversified partnership with several countries in western Europe and north America in the field of education (joint ...

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The Université Louis Pasteur comprises 17 separate institutional components (i.e. schools, education/training and research units, an &ldquo;observatory&rdquo; and various institutes), in which ...

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*       IQR - Internationalisation Quality Review presentation (English)

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This study will begin with an overview of how education is structured and organised under the Belgian constitution. It will then give a brief description of the legal framework in which the universities ...

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Comparative studies in higher education are playing an ever more important role in the growing internationalisation of this sector. These comparative studies relate to all aspects of higher education, ...

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As part of its national strategy for success in the world market, Finland is implementing an educational reform which in the future is aimed at giving university level education of high quality up to 65 ...

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In 1959, the University of Oulu, one of Finland's 20 universities, was created 600 km north of Helsinki, the beginning of regional higher education in Finland. Today, its five faculties -- Education, Humanities, ...

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The aim of the article is to analyse the impacts of quality assessment, called &ldquo;total evaluation&rdquo; that was carried out at Jyväskylä University in 1992-93. Analytically, the starting ...

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In this report we will describe the various assessments of operations carried out at the University of Helsinki in the 1990s. In addition, we will discuss where these assessments have led and how the operations ...

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The university degree system underwent considerable changes at the end of the 1970s: degrees based on subject levels were replaced by degree or study programmes, a credit called a "study week" (referring ...

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The University Reform Act of 1983 laid down the characteristics of what we now know as the Spanish university system. - basic public universities with independent legal status (90 per cent) or private ...

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In accordance with its Statute, Ca' Foscari University has as its aim cultural and scientific development and the propagation of knowledge through research and teaching. The University's area of activity ...

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Greek universities are constitutionally defined as public institutions and come under the supervision of the Ministry of National Education and Religious Affairs (MNERA). The government determines their ...

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The Education Policy officially introduced systematic quality assurance (QA) into Hellenic higher education (HE) at the time of the Maastricht Treaty (article 126). The Ministry of Education (ME) nominated ...

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The Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana is one of the most important public universities in Mexico in the areas of both teaching and research; it offers 58 undergraduate degrees and 35 graduate-level degrees ...

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Reviews of quality initiatives in higher education have become a regular part of academic life throughout the western world. The University of Western Sydney Nepean (UWS Nepean) has agreed to participate ...

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This study was carried out by the Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI) at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) during 1992. Its purpose was to explore through ...

 

 

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