On April 12, 2018 the Academic Information Centre (Latvia) together with SKVC (Lithuania) within the framework of the ESF project “Support for meeting the requirements set for the EQAR Agency” No. 184.108.40.206/15/I/001, organised expert training entitled “Higher Education Quality Assurance”.
Agency for Development of Higher Education and Quality Assurance of BiH has published public competition for selection of international experts to provide assessment, conduct quality review and give recommendations on accreditation of higher education institutions and study programmes.
During the course of implementation of IMPACT project, 11 centres of ENIC/NARIC networks were externally reviewed following SQUARE protocol and standards, to creation of which SKVC has contributed.
Ms Aurelija Valeikienė, Deputy Director of SKVC works as expert in ENQA (angl. European Association in Quality Assurance of Higher Education) coordinated external review of United Kingdom's external quality assurance agency QAA. Successful external review is a pre-condition for continuing membership for the next 5 years in ENQA and continuing listing of QAA as a trustworthy quality agency in EQAR.
On the 13th of February 2018 the 2nd LIREQA Project team meeting took place in Barcelona, Spain, kindly hosted by AQU Catalunya.
On Thursday, 15 February reception will be able to provide publice services till 16:00. On Friday, 16 February reception will not be able to provide public services. 16 February — Day of Restoration of Lithuania’s Independence.
Listing of SKVC (Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education) in the European Register for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (EQAR), which is the register of trustworthy agencies, once again is extended.
On 3 – 5 October 2017, an external evaluation of Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences (hereinafter - LEU) will take place. LEU is the main institution in Lithuania involved in teachers' training. The first external review of LEU was held on 24 – 26 April 2012. Following negative assessment by international panel of experts SKVC awarded the University 3 years accreditation. The decission of accreditation came into force only in April 2015 after repearted hearings in Court. The Court confirmed validity of SKVC decision.
After the international evaluation coordinated by European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA), activities of the Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education (SKVC) were assessed as substantially meeting all the requirements for such agencies. The purpose of ENQA evaluation was to demonstrate the level of compliance of SKVC work to the provisions of Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG-2015). Currently, SKVC fully meets nine standards and substantially complies with five standards and guidelines.
Four more universities have been authorized to perform recognition of foreign qualifications at the end of June. These univerisities are the Vytautas Magnus University, the Kaunas University of Technology, the ISM University of Management and Economics and the Aleksandras Stulginskis Univeristy