The basis of the system involves EUR - ACE (European Accredited Engineer) system which meets the standards of the European Network for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA
) adopted in the framework of the Bologna process.
Informe de ENQA
sobre Criterios y Directrices para la Garantia de Calidad en el Espacio Europeo de Educacion Superior.
Keynote speaker and ENQA
president Dr Achim Hopbach spoke about the role of the association in promoting quality education.
Por otra parte, el Espacio Europeo de Educacion Superior (EEES) precisa demostrar su compromiso con la calidad de sus programas y titulos y que se compromete a poner en marcha los medios que aseguren y demuestren dicha calidad (ENQA
, 2005; Lopez Torrijo, 2009).
Expert organizations such as the Council of Europe and UNESCO/CEPES (European Centre for Higher Education), both long active in the area of European higher education, ENIC/NARIC, the expert organization for information and credentials evaluation, and ENQA
, the European Network for Quality Assurance, were invited.
In accordance with the ENQA
(European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education) membership criteria laid down in the Statutes of ENQA
, member agencies are required to undergo external reviews against the membership criteria, and thereby the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG) as adopted by the European Ministers in charge of higher education in Bergen in 2005, at least once every five years.
2005 Communique of the meeting Intermediate Priorities of European Ministers in 2005-2007: charge of Higher Education in Bergen - The introduction of system analysis models for quality assurance agencies, as they were proposed in the ENQA
Report (ENQA=the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education); - Implementation of national qualifications frameworks; - Granting and recognition of joint degrees, including at PhD level; - Creating opportunities for flexible learning paths in higher education, including procedures for recognition of prior learning.
Por otro lado, todos los titulos adaptados al Espacio Europeo de Educacion Superior (EEES) deben cumplir con los estandares europeos de garantia de calidad (ENQA
, 2005) que exigen procedimientos de evaluacion fiables, validos y transparentes.