The European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA). Mission, importance and main action lines

Autores/as

  • Teresa Sánchez Chaparro Doctora ingeniera industrial, experta de La Comission des Titres d’ingénieurs, miembro Del Consejo de Administración de ENQA. European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA).

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1344/re&d.v0i13.15514

Palabras clave:

Quality Assurance, European Higher Education Area, ENQA- European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education, ESG- European Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area, quality agencies

Resumen

The article provides an overview about the role of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA) and its relevance in the European Higher Education Area. After briefly describing the nature, composition and structure of the association, the main lines of action of ENQA in the horizon 2016-2020 are explained. The article ends with a description of the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG) and some personal reflections on the main challenges currently faced by ENQA and the quality assurance agencies.

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Publicado

2016-03-31