ASEM seminar on Quality Assurance in Higher Education

pcassuto | 19 janvier, 2013 21:26

Bologna ProcessASEM seminar on Quality Assurance in Higher Education took place on 11-12 October 2012 in Sevres (France). During the seminar the importance of the quality assurance as one of the priority areas for education cooperation between Asia and Europewas stressed. Within the ASEM framework, the need for flexibility in developing instruments for cooperation and international dialogue was discussed, which aimed to facilitate the mobility of students and graduates.
Possibilities to further enhance cooperation concerning quality assurance in higher education were discussed and proposals were developed to be presented to the 4th Asia Europe Meeting of Ministers for Education (ASEMME 4) to be held in Kuala Lumpur in May 2013.
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 ASEM Seminar on Quality Assurance

Since the first Asia-Europe Meeting of Ministers for Education in Berlin 2008 (ASEMME1), leaders acknowledged the importance of quality assurance in higher education in order to ensure sustainable growth of today’s society. In the course of the second and third Ministerial Meetings (ASEMME2 and ASEMME3), the Ministers for Education welcomed different country initiatives to strengthen cooperation between Asian and European stakeholders in quality assurance.
According to the Chair’s Conclusions from ASEMME3 In Copenhagen 2011, Ministers "laid emphasis on strengthening interregional cooperation in the field of external quality assurance between quality assurance agencies and networks in Asia and Europe by organising joint meetings, with a view to develop common principles of quality assurance across the ASEM education area. Germany offers to host a first expert seminar in 2011. In order to ensure the continuity of the dialogue on quality assurance a seminar will be held in France in 2012. Progress and results will be presented for ASEMME4.

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