The Finnish Education Evaluation Centre (FINEEC) is an independent agency responsible for the evaluation of education in Finland. FINEEC operates as a separate unit within the Finnish National Agency for Education. It carries out evaluations related to education from early childhood education to higher education. The agency acts independently, and its evaluations are free from a third-party influence.
FINEEC’s activities are guided by the national education evaluation plan, which describes the evaluation activities during a four-year period. FINEEC’s tasks in relation to higher education are to:
The three key evaluation types in higher education are quality audits, thematic evaluations and EUR-ACE engineering programme accreditations.
FINEEC is now undergoing an ENQA-coordinated external review. More information can be found here.
FINEEC’s most recent external review report can be found here.
FINEEC is registered on EQAR.