The team of Russian Register participated in the kickoff meeting of a new project “HE and VET alliance establishment according to Bologna Principles implementation via VET teachers’ capacity building” (ALLVET 609952-EPP-1-2019-1-RS-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP). This initiative is conducted within of Erasmus+, supported by the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission. This is a three-year project aimed at establishing long-term network for the cooperation between higher education and vocational education via transparent, national and international educational standards and comparable learning tools and teaching standards implementation in accordance with Bologna criteria. It also aims at training an expert pool competent and capable of employing ECTS and Tuning methodology for vocational teaching in Russia and Kazakhstan.
The role of Russian Register (RR) is to provide the internal quality control by assessing the coherence of the planned activities with the designed activities, monitoring the correspondence of the activities carried out with the planned activities and the on-time assessment of the planned project results and to assess their quality.
The involvement of the Agency into the management of this project is a new experience both for Russian QA agency and for EU Commission. Being a Russian agency, Russian Register is capable to build the bridges between the Universities which operate within Bologna process, the standards applied for European Higher Educational Area and Asia-Pacific Region.
Developing the methodology for QA in education, RR employs not only European traditions, but also the best practices of APQN and APQR, which demonstrates the maturity of RR, as a full member of APQN.
This initiative not only can strengthen internal and external quality assurance of RR, but also recognize that the agency is engaged in successful cooperation with other organizations internationally. It is also able to foster QA for the educational institutions in cross-border cooperation and QA of international initiatives.