International scientific-practical conference “Development of HEIs Internal Quality Assurance system in Ukraine” (21.10.2021, Kyiv)
On 21-22 October 2021 the International conference “Development of Internal Quality Assurance systems in Higher Education Institutions of Ukraine” was held jointly by Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. The Conference was organised with the support of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, Association of Rectors of HEIs of Ukraine, The National Agency for Higher Education Quality Assurance (NAQA), National Qualification Agency, National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine, National Erasmus+ Office in Ukraine, State Education Quality Service of Ukraine, International Foundation for Educational Policy Research, and a number of partners involved into implementation of the EU-funded Erasmus+ projects – Sumy State University, Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University, Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, Dnipro University of Technology, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.
The Conference highlighted the following areas: development of the internal system of QA of Higher education; the relationship between internal and external evaluation of the quality of education; development of quality culture in HEIs; quality of education: students’ view.
The following HERE team and NEO – Ukraine representatives joined the event as speakers providing presentations related to the Conference areas: Oleg SHAROV, Director General, Directorate of Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine; Svitlana KALASHNIKOVA, Director of the Institute of Higher Education, NAES of Ukraine; Yuriy RASHKEVYCH, Member of the National Qualifications Agency; Professor of the Lviv Polytechnic National University, Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine (2017-2019); Vadym
ZAKHARCHENKO, Vice-Rector, National University “Odessa Maritime Academy”; and Zhanna TALANOVA, Coordinator of the HERE team, NEO – Ukraine Manager.
NEO – Ukraine representatives presented existed experience, achieved results and impact reached via Erasmus+ projects on QA implementation, as well as presented new EUs Erasmus+ Programme for 2021-2027, its opportunities for international cooperation, key features and priorities. Participants improved knowledge on Erasmus+ database with the participation of Ukrainian organisations, and improved understanding of boosting cooperation, synergies and exchange of good practices.