By Stefanie Schwarz, Don F. Westerheijden
This quantity provides a wealthy account of the improvement of accreditation and review in 20 ecu nations. The authors are leaders within the box they usually have cooperated during this attempt through writing richly diverse, usually deep and insightful analyses of the location of their kingdom. the 2 editors have further a synopsis detailing the most tendencies, and sketching commonalities in addition to contrasts within the advancements throughout Europe. The booklet exhibits how accreditation is changing into a major mechanism within the steerage of upper schooling all over the place Europe. The booklet is exclusive in its research of forces using in the direction of the unfold of other versions of accreditation within the rising eu greater schooling zone. Readers will receive an up to date photograph of the scenario of accreditation within the framework of overview actions in Europe. they're going to achieve an knowing of why accreditation and overview platforms have advanced the way in which they've got, and consequently, they are going to receive extra lifelike perspectives on possibilities for eu comparison and cooperation during this area.
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A logical prerequisite for any quality assurance scheme (accreditation or evaluation) to function properly is the existence of an internal quality assurance system within the higher education institutions. While this is not the focus of our study, it is interesting to note that internal quality assurance is mentioned explicitly in higher education laws in Hungary and Norway. e. the members of review teams, mainly come from the academic world. However, involving a minority representation of other stakeholders (professions, employers) is widespread practice (Flanders, France, the Netherlands pre2003, Norway, Portugal, Sweden).
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We single out these changes in the immediate context of quality assurance systems as contextual dynamics. , 2002). But this inherent logic is not visible in most countries’ developments, which ostensibly do not follow the progression of phases proposed in that paper. External dynamics are apparently more important. What are the main drivers in the context of higher education policy that influence the dynamics of evaluation, accreditation and approval schemes, according to the country reports? , 2001, pp.
Accreditation and Evaluation in the European Higher Education Area by Stefanie Schwarz, Don F. Westerheijden