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The main purpose of the thematic review on adult learning is to understand adults’ access and participation in education and training and to enhance policies and approaches to increase incentives for adults to undertake learning activities in OECD countries.
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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 and intensive personal contact between th...
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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 DUT as a leading technical university i...
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The aim of the article is to analyse the impacts of quality assessment, called 'total evaluation' that was carried out at Jyväskylä University in 1992-93. Analytically, the starting point is to analyse both direct and indirect impacts of quality ...
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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 universities (10 per cent); - universitie...
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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 nor internal evaluation including student eva...
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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 the two departments of electrical engine...
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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 of the university have benefited fr...
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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 in highly diverse areas of knowledge, a...
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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 is not only local, but national and intern...