On October 18-19, 2018 NAA’s representatives took part in the annual General Assembly of European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA).  The meeting was organized in Astana, Kazakhstan and hosted by the Independent Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (IQAA).

The main policy and decision-making body of ENQA is the General Assembly, which is composed of the member organizations of the Association and has European ministerial representatives and stakeholders as observers. The General Assembly convenes once a year. 

About 100 representatives from 37 countries took part in the General Assembly, 17 speakers presented their reports. The event addressed the development of quality assurance in the European Higher Education Area, a system for effective communication with employers, as well as quality assurance of e-learning (E-Learning).

The experts from Germany, Spain, Russia, Kazakhstan, the Netherlands and other countries shared their relevant knowledge and experience, responded to the questions raised by the participants of the event. The wide geography of the participants and the choice of reports’ topics helped them to better understand the issues under discussion.

At the opening of the General Assembly, welcoming remarks were made by Dr. Christoph Grolimund, ENQA President, and Prof. Sholpan Kalanova, IQAA President.

During the event NAA successfully presented a poster on the theme “Working with experts, the examples of successful education / training of experts; student participation”.

The second day of the Assembly were devoted to the reports covering the activities of ENQA President and Secretariat, action plan of the  Association as well as the key actions in 2019. Elections were held for the Steering Committee members.

More information about the Assembly is available at the web site https://enqa.eu/