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

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

Higher education on Latvia: achievements, development trends and challenges
J. Vētra, Council of Higher Education of Latvia

Higher education in Belarus
Representative of Belarus, TBC

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

The transfer of international experience of HE to Latvia
A. Paalzow, SSE Riga, Latvia

12:00-13:00 Lunch

The National Qualification Framework and recognition of qualifications
B. Ramina, Head of Academic Information Centre, Latvia

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

The experience of HEIs of Belarus in internal quality assurance
Representative of the Belarus University, TBC

13:45-14:15 Coffee break

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

The role of students in quality assurance
Representative of the Latvian Student Association, TBC

The role of students in quality assurance
Representative of Belarus, TBC

Round table discussion
Moderator Y. Romanenkov, SSE Riga, Latvia

Closing seminar

Riga sightseeing (walking)

Reception (Riga City Council, TBC)

October 6th

Visits to Higher Education Institutions

Please register for the forum here >

Participation in the forum is free of charge.

Programma latviešu valodā

0.19 MB, pdf

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