The European Quality Assurance Forum (EQAF) provides a platform for discussion, professional development and exchange of experiences among the main stakeholders in quality assurance (QA). Specifically, the Forum will be of interest to rectors and vice-rectors responsible for QA, QA officers in higher education institutions, students, QA agency staff and researchers working on higher education or the QA field.
Through a mix of plenary and parallel sessions, the 2020 EQAF, entitled “Flexible higher education: implications for QA”, will combine practice-oriented or research-based discussions that will take place in the paper sessions and workshops with presentations of current developments in quality assurance. The Forum provides an opportunity for participants to update their knowledge and extend their professional development.
Responding to current societal changes, higher education institutions are increasingly inclusive and accommodate diverse student populations. In addition, as part of the move towards student-centred learning, institutions are expected to allow students to choose the pace, place and mode of delivery. These developments are leading to the emergence of more flexible learning paths and educational offers beyond traditional qualifications. The 15th edition of EQAF will explore if QA is fit for this dynamic and flexible environment and how it could better support higher education institutions in this transition and encourage them make the most of it.
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The call for contributions for the 2020 European Quality Assurance Forum (EQAF) is now out. The call seeks proposals for paper presentations, workshops or world café discussion starters. The deadline to submit proposals is 27 July 2020.
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