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Strategic Support on Strengthening the Quality Assurance Structures at the Private Higher Education Institutions in Albania

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Project title: Strategic Support on Strengthening the Quality Assurance Structures at the Private Higher Education Institutions in Albania no.561510 (QAinAL)

Project duration: 15/10/2015 – 14/10/2018

Project partners:

  • University of Salzburg Paris Lodron University, Austria (Project grant-holder)
  • University Politechnica of Bucharest, Romania
  • University of Genoa, Italy
  • World University Service Kosova, Kosovo (regional coordinator)
  • Turgut Ozal Education JSC-Epoka University, Albania
  • European University of Tirana, Albania
  • Marin Barleti University, Albania
  • University of New York, Albania
  • Polis University, Albania
  • Ministry of Education and Sport in Albania, Albania
  • Akademia Evolucion, Kosovo 
  • Pjeter Budi College, Kosovo

 

Target area: Education

Project Description: QAinAL (Strategic Support on Strengthening the Quality Assurance Structures at the Private Higher Education Institutions in Albania) wider project objective is to establish and support quality assurance processes and mechanisms to ensure effective management and enhance teaching and learning at the private higher education institutions in Albania. The Project aims to support the private higher education institutions in Albania to achieve the priorities of the two key documents: “Increasing the impact of EU Development: an Agenda for Change” and “European Higher Education in the World”. The project addresses, the national priority for Joint Project, quality assurance processes and mechanisms, under category C – improving management and operation of higher education institutions.

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Project specific objectives:

- To establish / support the quality assurance structures / offices at the private higher education institutions in Albania;

- To provide capacity building on quality assurance;

- To provide trainings on designing study program based on labour market needs.

- To draft action plans supporting the processes of quality assurance and enhancement in teaching, learning and administration.

- To modernize the infrastructure of Quality Assurance Office.

- Development of QA guidelines.

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Funded by: European Commission through TEMPUS Program