The Impact of the European Standards and Guidelines in Agency Evaluations

The emergence of the European Standards and Guidelines (ESG) for Quality Assurance has been seen as an important step towards realising the European Higher Education Area by creating more transparency and accountability in the area of quality assurance. The ESG also include standards as to how quality assurance agencies should be reviewed. In a meta-analysis of the reviews undertaken of quality assurance agencies, this article explores to what extent the ESG is having an impact on the reviews.

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Title The Impact of the European Standards and Guidelines in Agency Evaluations
Category Academic article
AuthorBjørn Stensaker
AuthorLee Harvey
AuthorJeroen Huisman
AuthorLiv Langfeldt
AuthorDon F. Westerheijden
publication year2010
issn0141-8211