Conf/Prog - Promoting Quality and Recognition of Transnational Education in Armenia and Georgia, 26-27 September 2017, Yerevan, Armenia


Deadline:

September 25, 2017

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Event Date:

September 26, 2017 - September 27, 2017


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“Promoting quality and recognition of transnational education in Armenia and Georgia” project final dissemination conference in Yerevan

Within the frames of the conference the project the objectives and achieved outcomes of the project will be presented. International and national practices of the quality assurance of transnational higher education will be discussed with an implication to Armenian and Georgian higher education systems.

Please see the agenda of the conference.

When: 26-27 September

Where: Manoogian Hall, American University of Armenia, 40 Marshal Baghramyan Ave., Yerevan 0019, Republic of Armenia

Please confirm your participation by message (tne_qa_emt@ufar.am) by 25 September 2017.

Tuesday, 26th September

Chair: Sharistan Melkonian, Director of Accreditation, American University in Armenia

09:30 – 10:00 Registration of participants

10:00 – 10:15 Welcome notes

Armen Der Kiureghian, Rector, American University in Armenia
Jean-Marc Lavest, Rector, French University in Armenia
Levon Mkrtchyan, Minister of Education and Science, Republic of Armenia (TBC)
Lana Karlova, Coordinator, National Erasmus+ Office in Armenia

Tempus TNE_QA project: Contribution and impact on  external quality assurance of higher education in Armenia and Georgia

10:15 – 11:00 TEMPUS TNE_QA project: Objectifies, major achievements, contribution to the TNE QA development in the region and beyond

Susanna Karakhanyan, ANQA Immediate Past President of Accreditation Commission, INQAAHE President (2016-2018), Armenia
Questions and answers

11:00 – 11:20 Coffee break

11:20 – 12:00 Transnational higher education in Armenia: state of art, challenges of regulation and contribution of the TNE_QA

Sasounik Melikyan, Head of Higher Education Organization and Coordination Division, Ministry of Education and Science of Armenia
Questions and answers

12:00 – 12:40 Transnational higher education in Georgia: state of art, challenges of regulation, contribution of the TNE_QA to the HE system in Georgia

Maia Shukhoshvili, Head of division of Higher Education Development, Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia
Questions and answers

12:40 – 13:30 Lunch break

13:30 – 14:15  TNE_QA project experience in the context of UNESCO agenda for cross-border higher education quality assurance: peculiarities of TNE challenges in the region

Michaela Martin, Programme specialist, International Institute for Education Planning, UNESCO, France
Questions and answers 

14:15 – 15:00  Standards and Procedures for External and Internal Quality assurance of Transnational higher education: regional and country level peculiarities

Christophe Terrasse, Director of international projects department, European Foundation for Management Development, Belgium
Questions and answers 

15:00 – 15:45 TNE_QA project outcomes for quality assurance in Georgia, the contribution and expected impact

Maia Gelashvili, Head of Academic Accreditation division, Georgian National Centre for Education Quality Enhancement (NCEQE), Georgia
Questions and answers 

15:45 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 16:45  TNE_QA project outcomes for quality assurance in Armenia, the contribution and expected impact

Ruben Topchyan, Director, Armenian National Centre for Professional Education Quality Assurance Foundation (ANQA), Armenia
Questions and answers

16:45 – 17:30 Lessons from the project on quality assurance of TNE in a global context

Rafe Smallman, Quality Specialist, Quality assurance agency (QAA) Glocester, UK
Questions and answers

 

Wednesday, 27th September

Chair: Jean-Marc Lavest, Rector, French University in Armenia

Tempus TNE_QA project:  Contribution and impact on internal quality assurance in Armenia and Georgia

10:00 – 10:45
Interacting with, maintaining and building upon current partnerships: including look at the QA processes to support this: BSU experience
Matthew Holt, Quality Assurance Manager, Bath Spa University (BSU), UK

Questions and answers

10:45 - 11:30 Transnational Higher Education at University Jean Moulin Lyon 3 (Oversea Programs): Experience, Operation, Impact and Outcomes

Jean-Baptiste Cartier, Project Manager, Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University, France
Questions and answers

11:30 – 11:45  Coffee Break

11:45 – 12:30 TNE_QA project impact and benefits for Akaki Tsereteli State University

Irma Grdzelidze, Head of Quality Assurance Service, Akaki Tsereteli State University, Georgia
Questions and answers

12:30 – 13:10 Impact and benefits of TNE_QA project on UFAR: project partner and coordinator perspective

Arayik Navoyan, TNE_QA project coordinator, Vice-Rector for external relations and quality assurance, French University of Armenia
Questions and answers

13:30 – 14:15  Lunch Break

14:15 – 15:00 Transcending borders: U.S. and Armenian accreditation standards

Sharistan Melkonian, Director of Accreditation, American University in Armenia
Questions and answers

15:00 – 15:45 TNE_QA project impact and benefits for Batumi State Maritime Academy

Nino Khurshubadze, Head of ISO Standard Assurance Service, Batumi State Maritime Academy, Georgia
Questions and answers

15:45 – 16:00 CU’s perspective on assuring quality in Transnational Academic Programs

Tereza Japaridze, Manager at Quality Assurance Department, Caucasus University, Georgia
Questions and answers

16:00- 16:45 Russian-Armenian University as a transnational education institution: impact and outcomes of TNE_QA project

Larisa Avetisyan, Leading specialist of Quality Control Department, Russian-Armenian University, Armenia
Questions and answers

16:45 – 17:00 Coffee Break

17:00-17:15 Closing remarks

- Jean-Marc Lavest, Rector, French University in Armenia
- Lana Karlova, Coordinator, National Erasmus+ Office in Armenia

17:15 – 18:00 Project coordination final meeting



Eligible Countries
Host Country
Publish Date
September 19, 2017




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