European Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance

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Author(s)Bryan Maguire
The European Standards and Guidelines for quality assurance are presented as a development in the Bologna Process. The standards and guidelines are like a matryoshka doll. At the outermost layer is the quality assurance of quality agencies, nested inside is the external quality assurance of institutions and/or programmes by those agencies and at the heart is the internal quality assurance within higher education institutions. After detailed consideration of the internal quality assurance standards, I relate my own agency's experience of being subject to agency review and reflect on the status of the standards and guidelines.
CategoriesQuality of HE » 2007 Workshop QA