On December 19, NAA held the seminar “Accreditation of educational activities. 2016 in review”

On December 19, NAA held the seminar “Accreditation of educational activities. 2016 in review” with participation of certified experts and expert organizations of Rosobrnadzor, representatives of educational organizations-hostesses of NAA’s workshops, heads of organizations subordinate to Rosobrnadzor, members of the Accreditation Commission of Rosobrnadzor, as well as representatives of the ministries - Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters.

The Head of Rosobrnadzor Sergey Kravtsov gave a welcoming address to the seminar participants.

Sergey Bannikov, the Head of the Public Service Department of Rosobrnadzor, spoke on the results in the sphere of state accreditation.

Another welcoming speech was presented by Valery Belgorodskiy, Rector of the Russian State University after A.N. Kosygin, where the seminar was held.

The representatives of educational organizations-hostesses of NAA’s  workshops summed up the results of these workshops:

Zaurbek Saidov - Rector of Chechen State University (26-27 September, seminar “Russian and European Quality Assurance Standards of Higher Education: on the way to integration”).

Natalia Drobotya - Vice Rector for Academic Work of Rostov State Medical University (March 15-16, seminar “State Accreditation of Educational Activities”).

Dmitriy Proskurin - Acting Pro-Rector for Studies and Educational Work of Voronezh State Technical University (May 24-25, seminar “Topical issues of state accreditation of educational activities under reorganization: affiliation, merger. Design and external review of assessment tools”; September 13-14, seminar “Challenges and future development of the education quality in the sphere of health care”).

Roman Meshcheryakov - Vice-Rector for Research and Innovation of Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radio Electronics (October 10-11, seminar “Topical issues of state accreditation. Evaluation of students’ professional competences. Role of employers in the design and delivery of study programs”).

Elena Didenko - Director of the Institute of Staff Professional Development and Retraining of Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation (June 21, International seminar-workshop on the education quality).

Other seminar participants including Viktor Semenov, Adviser of the Education Department of the Main Personnel Directorate of the Russian Ministry of Defense; Sergey Ponomarenko, Director of the Federal Institute for the Assessment of the Quality Education; Vera Skorobogatova, Director of the Main State Center for Education Evaluation, told about their partnerships with NAA in 2016.

The seminar was attended by the representatives of expert organizations of Rosobrnadzor certified in 2016: Alexey Nikulin (ANPO “Center for Education Quality Development and Enhancement in the field of Culture and Arts”) and Maxim Nazarov (National Accreditation Council for Business and Management Education (NASDOBR)).

At the end of the seminar, Sergey Kravtsov presented credentials to 21 experts for their fruitful and efficient work during the procedures of state accreditation of educational activities.

In her turn, Lemka Izmaylova, NAA’s Director, handed over the letters of thanks to 26 experts for their successful and fruitful work according to the results of the year and to 8 rectors of educational organizations for their support and assistance in the organization of events devoted to the state accreditation procedure.



1. Zaurbek Saidov - Rector of Chechen State University - Presentation

2. National accreditation agency: presentation, 2016.