ENQA organised a fourth training session/workshop for experts for agency reviews on 10-11 February 2011 in Helsinki, Finland.
The experience on the use of the ENQA membership criteria/European Standards and Guidelines in the external reviews of ENQA member agencies gained over the last years, and the parallel use of the ESG as the criteria for EQAR listing, emphasise the importance of experts being well prepared for the agency reviews. Based on the lessons learned, feedback and materials from the already completed reviews, the training sessions aim at providing experts with, among others, the necessary knowledge and guidance on the interpretation of the ENQA membership criteria/ESG.
The ENQA training sessions are addressed to the reviewers listed in the ENQA expert pool. The experts who are not in the pool can participate in the training only if they are nominated by an ENQA member to the pool.
The training sessions are attended by experts who have already been involved in national or ENQA coordinated reviews, and by potential future reviewers. Reviewers who have attended such training sessions are included in the ENQA pool of trained reviewers.
The training is part of ENQA Projects 2010-2012 and supported by the Lifelong learning Programme of the European Commission.
The workshop programme can be found here.