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Estonian Quality Agency for Higher and Vocational Education

Estonian Quality Agency for Higher and Vocational Education (EKKA) is a competence centre in the field of external evaluation of higher and vocational education in Estonia. EKKA is a department of Archimedes Foundation founded in 1997.

Key activities of EKKA include institutional accreditation of higher education institutions and quality assessment of their study programme groups, also accreditation of study programme groups in VET.

The key activities of EKKA include:

    • Providing institutional accreditation of higher education institutions and quality assessment of their study programme groups
    • Providing accreditation of study programme groups in vocational education and training
    • Providing initial assessment of study programme groups
    • Analyzing the evaluation results and making recommendations for improvement to educational institutions and the Ministry of Education and Research
    • Informing the general public of the outcomes of evaluations
    • Training the assessment experts
    • Counselling and training educational institutions
    • Participating in international networks for external evaluation of educational institutions

 

For more information, please visit the website of the Estonian Quality Agency for Higher and Vocational Education.

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