Quality Assurance training for Ukrainian students has been successfully accomplished by the Ukrainian Association of Student's Self-Government (UASS), the overal event's coordination was on ESU (Brussels).
The number of participants was 30 people, thus these 30 people were from different Ukrainian regions as well as from Kyiv participating in the training. The training took place between 20th of June 2015 (day of arrival) and 24th of June 2015 (day of departure).
During the training the discussion addressed the following topics:
Understanding Quality in Higher Education
Internal Quality Assurance vs External Quality assurance
Ukrainian context. Quality Assurance in Ukrainian HEIs and student participation in QA in Ukraine
Role of a student expert: promoters, multipliers and student representatives
Moreover, there was an institutional review simulation conducted. During the training participants have also elaborated different models of organizing and functioning of National Students’ QA Experts Pool, and the biggest outcome from the training was the declaration of creation of such a Pool on the UASS basis.
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The reports about the training were sent to the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine as well as to the National Erasmus + office (Kyiv).
UASS has disseminated the information about the training during the hearings organized by the Committee for Education and Science of the Ukrainian Parliament, as UASS President (who also was a training participant) was invited to take part in these hearings.
Olena Rusnak, the representative for Ukrainian Association of Student's Self-Government (UASS), the Member of the National Team of Higher Education Reform Experts (HEREs) had a long discussion about the event with the Head of Ukrainian Erasmus+ Office.
Both institutions, Erasmus+ Office and the Ministry have underlined the importance of such a training nowadays in the context of establishing the National QA Agency in Ukraine.
Ukrainian Association of Student's Self-Government (UASS),
Member of the National Team of Higher Education Reform Experts (HEREs)