Conference of Vitebsk Region and Latvian Higher Education Institutions “Higher Education Quality Assurance Actualities”

The first Latvia-Belarus (Vitebsk Region) Higher Education Quality Forum will be held on October 5, 2017, at 10.00 - 16.00 at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga (SSE Riga). Rectors, pro-rectors, academics and students from 6 universities in Belarus will attend the conference.

Thursday 05/10/2017 - Friday 06/10/2017

SSE Riga, Strelnieku 4a, Soros Auditorium

October 5th

9:30 Registration and Coffee

10:00 
Opening of the forum

  • SSE Riga Rector, A. Paalzow
  • Minister of Foreign Affairs of Latvia, TBC
  • Council of Higher Education of Latvia, J. Vētra
  • Ministry of Education and Science of Latvia, TBC
  • Ambassador of Belarus in Latvia, TBC
  • Representative of Belarus delegation, TBC

10:40-11:00
Higher education on Latvia: achievements, development trends and challenges
J. Vētra, Council of Higher Education of Latvia

11:00-11:20
Higher education in Belarus
Representative of Belarus, TBC

11:20-11:40
European standards and guidelines for quality assurance and experience of external quality assurance
A. Rauhvargers, Head of Quality Agency for Higher Education, Latvia

11:40-12:00
The transfer of international experience of HE to Latvia
A. Paalzow, SSE Riga, Latvia

12:00-13:00 Lunch

13:00-13:15
The National Qualification Framework and recognition of qualifications
B. Ramina, Head of Academic Information Centre, Latvia

13:15-13:30
The quality monitoring system: challenges and experience
T. Volkova, Head of Licensing and Accreditation Commission, Latvia

13:30-13:45
The experience of HEIs of Belarus in internal quality assurance
Representative of the Belarus University, TBC

13:45-14:15 Coffee break

14:15-14:30
The experience of HEIs of Latvia in internal quality assurance (internal quality system, students’ involvement in quality assurance, external evaluation)
Representative of Latvia, TBC

14:30-14:45
The role of students in quality assurance
Representative of the Latvian Student Association, TBC

14:45-15:00
The role of students in quality assurance
Representative of Belarus, TBC

15:00-15:50
Round table discussion
Moderator Y. Romanenkov, SSE Riga, Latvia

15:50-16:00
Closing seminar

17:00
Riga sightseeing (walking)

18:00
Reception (Riga City Council, TBC)


October 6th

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Participation in the forum is free of charge.

Programma latviešu valodā

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