EASPA Conference “Subject-based external QA: its contribution to quality development and mobility”

EASPA_logoOn Tuesday 21 May 2013, our colleagues of ASIIN e.V. and the European Alliance for Subject-Specific and Professional Accreditation and Quality Assurance (EASPA) are organising their first EASPA Annual Conference in Brussels (Belgium).

The theme of the Conference will be ‘Subject-based external QA: its contribution to quality development and mobility‘. The Conference is hosted in Brussels at the International Association Centre.

Members of EASPA include, amongst others, the European Network for the Accreditation of Engineering Education (ENAEE), the European Quality Assurance Network for Informatics Education (EQANIE), and our colleagues of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Academies de Musique et Musikhochschulen (AEC).

The conference will be an opportunity to hear high-level speakers on all aspects of the topic. Participants will be familiarized with the latest developments in TUNING, which has spread to practically all parts of the world. The director of the American ASPA, a group of around 70 field specific Quality Assurance Agencies, will give an overview over the latest developments in disciplinary QA from the United States, you will hear about the example of developing sectoral standards in the ICT field, get an update on the role of professional cards in Europe and how they are related with accreditation issues and also be acquainted with the final conclusions of the Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outcomes (AHELO) project and its repercussions for the future. There will also be a lot of room for discussion with the participants as well as for learning about the aims and objectives of EASPA.

The Conference is open to members of higher education institutions, national and international networks, quality assurance agencies, employers and students organizations and other actors in higher education.

More information on their website here.