PARUIR KALANTARYAN AND ASUE COLLABORATORS PARTICIPATED IN TRAINING IN HEIDELBERG
On November 3-5, 2014, a training devoted to the road map of reforms on the third level of higher education was held within the framework of the Tempus VERITAS “Structural Development of the Third Cycle Based on Salzburg Principles” at the University of Heidelberg.
The Vice-rector of Methodological Matters, Paruir Kalantaryan, Head of Quality Assurance Division, Nerses Gevorgyan, and chief specialist of the same division, Anna Pakhlyan, presented Armenian State University of Economics in this meeting.
During the discussions, the third level of higher education is considered as an integral part of the united chain of education, they attached importance to comparison of output results of MA programs and input ones of the 3rd level of higher education, as well as strengthening the research component.
More than a dozen foreign and Armenian Universities, including Yerevan State Medical University (program coordinator), National Academy of Sciences in the RA, Yerevan State University, Armenian State University of Economics, National University of Architecture and Construction of Armenia, Yerevan State Academy of Fine Arts, Yerevan Brusov State University of Languages and Social Sciences, Gavar State University, Vanadzor State Pedagogical University, Northern University, as well as “Quality of Education” LLC participated in VERITAS program.
In terms of structural development of the 3rd level of education in the RA the awareness of reforms within the framework of the program and participation of institutional structures, in particular Ministry of Education and Science in the RA, Higher Attestation Commission of the RA, National Center for Professional Education Quality Assurance Foundation are highlighted.
The experience of foreign leading Universities included in VERITAS program, such asUniversity of Heidelberg, Royal Institute of Technology, University of Girona, Bath Spa University, can be useful to form the 3rd level of higher education reforms in Armenian Universities.
The information is submitted by chief specialist of Quality Assurance Division, Anna Pakhlyan.
ASUE Media and Public Relations Division
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