The Board of ENQA concluded that ECAQA is in compliance with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG 2015) and thus fulfils the membership criteria according to article 6, paragraph 1 of ENQA‘s rules of procedure.
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The Eurasian Сentre for Accreditation and Quality Assurance in Higher Education and Health Care (ECAQA) underwent an external review coordinated by ENQA. The review evaluated whether and how the agency meets the expectations of the European Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the EHEA. An external review conducted between October 2020 and March 2022. The main review took place in June 2021.
The 2021 external review of ECAQA was conducted in line with the process described in the Guidelines for ENQA Agency Reviews.
The panel for the external review of ECAQA was appointed by ENQA and composed of the following members:
- Patrick Van den Bosch (Chair), Policy Advisor for Quality Assurance, Flemish Higher Education Council, Belgium (ENQA nominee);
- Ewa Kolanowska (Secretary), independent higher education consultant, Poland (ENQA nominee);
- Danutė Rasimavičienė, Lecturer and Staff Development Coordinator, Vilnius University Business School, Lithuania, Academic (EURASHE nominee);
- Simona Zamfir, PhD medical student at the Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi, Romania (ESU nominee, member of the European Students’ Union Quality Assurance Student Experts Pool).
The review was coordinated by Anna Gover, a Senior Project Manager at ENQA, until the end of November 2021, and subsequently by Goran Dakovic, the Reviews Manager at ENQA.