Quality assurance in general education
In accordance with the strategic framework in the area of education and training, specified improving the quality and efficiency of education and training as one of the strategic objectives, crucial for the success of Europe and the region, and for enhancing employability. The education systems should develop along the lines of policy guidance directed at, among others, adopting and implementing quality standards in education, introducing internal assessment and external evaluation of education, improving education systems outcomes for greater employability and greater achievements, improving access to education, skills matching the labour market needs, increasing levels of basic and transversal/soft skills among teacher and consequently students, and creating opportunities for permanent in-service teacher trainings. Increase in the level of digitalisation is also deemed necessary for the increase in the quality of education and better preparation for students for the life and work in the modern era.
Therefore, within the framework of ERI SEE, the activities organized with a view of supporting these strategic decisions aiming at increasing the quality of education included the set-up of the regional network of agencies dealing with various aspects of quality assurance, enabling their cooperation in a structured framework and offering them possibilities to exchange practices, experiences and expertise as well as learn from peers.
With that purpose, the following meetings were organized: