Webinar on Targeted Reviews

The webinar is open to ENQA member and EQAR-registered agencies wishing to renew their membership or registration with an expected site visit in 2022 (or very early 2023), and who have been through at least two full ESG reviews.

ENQA webinar: Online quality assurance – experiences from ENQA members – Part 2

A year after the Covid-19 pandemic hit Europe, many quality assurance agencies have gathered significant experience of moving their external quality assurance activities online. ENQA’s call for contributions to share experiences of conducting external quality assurance in an online format received a high number of interesting submissions. Therefore, we decided to run a second webinar on the same topic, in order to provide a further opportunity for members and affiliates to learn from each other.

ImpEA project final conference

The final conference of the “Facilitating implementation of the European Approach for Quality Assurance of Joint Programmes” (ImpEA) project will take place online on 17 December from 12:00-15:00 CET. 

2020 European Quality Assurance Forum

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2020 European Quality Assurance Forum will be organised in the form of online sessions. This decision was taken with the health and safety of all participants in mind.

ENQA webinar: Use of indicators in higher education

On 23 October 2020, 10-11:30 CEST, ENQA will host a webinar on use of indicators in higher education and specifically quality assurance. Participants will hear the main findings of a study conducted by the European University Association (EUA) which looked at how indicators are used in rankings, external quality assurance, and funding formulae.

ENQA webinar: Update on the Bologna Process

On 21 October 2020 from 10-11:30 CEST, ENQA hosted a webinar providing an update on the Bologna Process. This webinar was exclusively open to representatives from ENQA Members and Affiliates as a part of the online ENQA General Assembly programme.

ENQA online General Assembly 2020

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 ENQA General Assembly was hosted online on 22 October 2020 from 14:00-16:30 CEST (Brussels time).

HKCAAVQ International Conference 2020 (hybrid event)

The ENQA affiliate HKCAAVQ will host its International Conference 2020, themed “From Quality Assurance to Quality Enhancement and Excellence”, in a hybrid setting on 15 September 2020 from 09:00am – 4:45pm Hong Kong time.

Enhancing Work-based Learning and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education

EURASHE together with ENQA, the University Industry Innovation Network (UIIN), and University of Groningen organise – in the framework of the WEXHE project – a consultative workshop on Work-Based Learning and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education on 9 October, in Brussels, Belgium.

Higher Education – Its Relevance to Students and Society

The Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science, and Culture and the Quality Board for Icelandic Higher Education are hosting a conference on higher education and its relevance to students and society on 31 August 2019 from 8:30-16:15.

ENQA Leadership Programme 2019 – Seminar 3

The third seminar of the ENQA Leadership programme 2019, hosted by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO), took place on 4-6 March 2020 in The Hague, The Netherlands.

ENQA Leadership Programme 2019 – Seminar 2

The second seminar of the ENQA Leadership programme 2019, hosted by the Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ARACIS), took place on 11-13 December 2019 in Bucharest, Romania.

ENQA Leadership Programme 2019 – Seminar 1

The first seminar of the ENQA Leadership programme 2019, hosted by the Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (AQ Austria), will take place on 21-23 October 2019 Vienna, Austria.

LIREQA Final Conference

LIREQA project is organising a conference on linkages between academic recognition and quality assurance in Vilnius, Lithuania on 22 May 2019.

ENQA webinar on the HAQAA Initiative

After popular demand, ENQA is pleased to launch the our webinar series over the course of 2019 which will present an interesting collection of QA topics.

2019 European Quality Assurance Forum

EQAF 2019, organised by ENQA, ESU, EUA and EURASHE and hosted by TU (Technische Universität Berlin), took place on 21-23 November 2019 in Berlin, Germany.

FSTE Conference 2019

Professor Bjørn Stensaker, Council Member of the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ), will be the keynote speaker presenting at the upcoming FSTE Conference 2019, co-organised by the Federation for Self-financing Tertiary Education (FSTE) and HKCAAVQ.

9th ENQA Members’ Forum

The 9th ENQA Members’ Forum, hosted by the Estonian Quality Agency for Higher and Vocational Education (EKKA), will take place on 25-26 April 2019 in Tallinn, Estonia.

ASIIN 5th Global Conference

ASIIN and EASPA are organising the 5th Global Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education, which will take place in Berlin, Germany on 10-11 December 2018.

HKCAAVQ Annual Event

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Hong Kong Qualifications Framework (HKQF), Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ) will co-organise with Education Bureau of Hong Kong SAR Government the HKCAAVQ Annual Event in Hong Kong on 13 November 2018.

ENQA Agency Reviews: Training of Reviewers

The ENQA Agency Reviews: Training of Reviewers took place on 31 May – 1 June 2018 in Madrid, Spain. The training session was organised by ENQA and hosted by the Madrimasd Knowledge Foundation (FMID).

13th European Quality Assurance Forum

The 13th European Quality Assurance Forum, organised by ENQA, ESU, EUA and EURASHE and hosted by WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) and AQ Austria, took place on 15-17 November 2018 in Vienna, Austria.

ENQA Networking Event

Brussels-area colleagues working in the field of higher education were invited for drinks, discussion, and networking.

EUA 2018 Annual Conference

The 2018 EUA Annual Conference will discuss universities’ pivotal role in generating knowledge, developing intercultural understanding and fostering civic engagement through their core missions.

SHEILA conference on Learning Analytics

The SHEILA consortium organised the final conference of the project on 5 June 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. The one-day event combined keynote speech, project presentation, panel discussions and breakout sessions.

ENQA Leadership programme 2018 – Seminar 1

The first seminar of the ENQA Leadership programme, hosted by the Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (AEQES), took place on 16-18 May 2018 at the Académie de la recherche et de l’enseignement supérieur (ARES), located at Rue Royale 180, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.

ENQA Agency Reviews: Training of Reviewers

The ENQA Agency Reviews: Training of Reviewers took place on 31 May – 1 June 2018 in Madrid, Spain. The training session was organised by ENQA and hosted by the Madrimasd Knowledge Foundation (FMID).

8th ENQA Members’ Forum

The 2018 ENQA Members’ Forum, hosted by the Aragon Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation (ACPUA), took place on 19-20 April 2018 in Zaragoza, Spain.

Transnational Education in the European Higher Education Area

Transnational Education in the European Higher Education Area, a joint conference between the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) will take place on 7 November 2017 at Queen’s University Belfast.

International Quality Assurance Programme

QAA will be holding the next International Quality Assurance Programme (IQAP) in Dubai from 12-16 November 2017 with the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA).

Single Accreditation of Joint Programmes – Turning a Bologna Guideline into Reality

The aim of the conference is to discuss and clarify obstacles in various countries hampering the real implementation of European Approach for Quality Assurance of Joint Programmes, adopted by EHEA ministers in May 2015 and search for answers on “what”, “how” and “when” could be made by relevant stakeholders in amending legislation, guidance or in changing practices on the national and European levels.

ENQA Agency Reviews: 3rd Reviewers’ Seminar

The third ENQA Reviewers’ Seminar took place on 20-21 November 2017 in Brussels, Belgium. The seminar was organised by ENQA and hosted by the Flemish Council of Universities and University Colleges – Quality Assurance Unit (VLUHR – QAU).

ENQA Networking Event

Brussels-area colleagues working in the field of higher education were invited for drinks, discussion, and networking in June.

ENQA Agency Reviews: 2nd Reviewers’ Seminar

The second ENQA Reviewers’ Seminar took place on 10-11 November 2016 in Mannheim, Germany. The seminar was organised by ENQA and was hosted by the Evaluation Agency of Baden-Württemberg (Evalag).

ENQA Networking Event

Brussels-area colleagues working in the field of higher education are invited for drinks, discussion, and networking in June.

EAIE Spotlight Seminar: Integrating refugees

The refugee crisis continues to grow in scale and complexity. Amidst much uncertainty, European higher education institutions are in a unique position to assist in the refugee integration process by offering a bridge to local education systems and the labour market. Several innovative and inspiring practices have emerged in admissions, integration, counselling services and employability throughout the European continent.

IMPALA International Conference

The IMPALA International Conference: Impact Evaluation of Quality Management in Higher Education – A Contribution to Sustainable Quality Development of the Knowledge Society took place on 16-17 June in Barcelona, Spain.

ENQA Agency Reviews: Training of Reviewers

The ENQA Agency Reviews: Training of Reviewers took place on 22-23 September 2016 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The training session was organised by ENQA and hosted by the Slovenian Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (SQAA).

EQUIP workshop on the ESG 2015 as a tool for change – Lisbon

Higher education institutions’ leadership, management, teaching and support staff; quality assurance agency staff; policy-makers and national authorities; students and world of work representatives were invited to join a workshop on the ESG as a tool for change.

2016 ASIIN International Conference, 3-4 May, Berlin, Germany

ASIIN and 16 national and international organisations are organising a state of the art international conference titled “Quality Management in Higher Education: the unsolved mystery of its untapped potential – how to jointly tackle the five remaining grand challenges?” in the Hotel Steigenberger am Kanzleramt in Berlin on 3-4 May 2016.

EQUIP workshop on the ESG 2015 as a tool for change – Vienna

Participants joined the event to learn more about the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG) directly from their authors; to benefit from exchanges with peers on good practices; and to overcome challenges in translating the ESG into practice.

ENQA workshop on QA and e-learning seminar

The event will be composed of plenary sessions and working groups to be informed about QA of e-learning, to share good practice, and to discuss the appropriate way to address this issue in different contexts.

Striving for Excellence in Higher Education: Bringing Education and the World of Work Together

In conjunction with the 2015 EQAF in London, EURASHE and it PHExcel project partners will organise the fee-free PHExcel conference ‘Striving for Excellence in Higher Education: Bringing Education and the World of Work Together’ at the Chelsea College of Arts, on 18-19 November 2015. Outcomes resulting from the of the project’s phases – researching quality tools in Europe, developing a framework for excellence, testing this framework in pilot assessments, and validating it with consultations and surveys – will be presented.

Peer Learning Event Assessment and Demonstration of Achieved Learning Outcomes

The Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO), together with the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, is organizing a conference on the assessment and demonstration of the achievement of learning outcomes, on 29-30 October from at 9.30 am in The Hague, The Netherlands. The conference is part of the EU-financed project Facilitating Bologna Tools of the Dutch Ministry of Education (OCW), the National Agency Erasmus+ and NVAO.

15 Years of Quality Assurance in Europe: ENQA Networking Event

The ENQA networking event brings together distinguished members of the ENQA Board with higher education actors operating in Brussels to celebrate the work of ENQA and, particularly, to disseminate research on quality assurance and internationalisation.

APQN Conference and Annual General Meeting, 17-19 April 2015, Kunming, China

The target audience for the APQN Conference and AGM is primarily those associated with quality agencies in the Asia-Pacific region. It includes APQN Members and Observers, the APQN Board, Committees and Project Groups. In addition, others working in the area of quality assurance and improvement in higher education and government agencies are welcome to attend the conference days that are open to nonmembers. The conference will be open to all registered delegates except the AGM which is for members only.

6th European University – Business Forum, 5-6 March, Brussels, Belgium

Established in 2008, the University-Business Forum provides a unique platform for stakeholders from academia and the business sector in Europe. Serving as a common space for exchange and debate, its aim is to bridge what is almost a cultural gap between these two sectors and to highlight the advantages and shared value of sustained, closer cooperation.

QACHE Asia-Pacific Regional Forum, 22-23 January, Macau

The event is designed to gather around 25 participants from QA agencies and other relevant actors in cross-border higher education (CBHE) in the region. All project partners from Europe will also participate in the event, both to present outcomes of the other project activities and the European cases, as well as to discuss needs and opportunities for collaboration between agencies and relevant authorities in the future.