Uncategorized

SCQ has reviewed the reports of international experts, the way is opened for the announcement of student recruitment calls

2022-07-01T10:40:28+02:00

The State Council of Quality (SCQ) of the Kosovo Agency for Accreditation (AKA), at the 101st meeting, held on 30.06.2022, has reviewed and approved the reports of international experts, creating the opportunity to announce calls for the recruitment of new students in all accredited study programs. Despite the large volume of work and limited number of staff, AKA has managed to timely evaluate the programs that have been in the process of accreditation. KAA calls on all students to visit the KAA website before deciding to apply to any HEI program in Kosovo, to verify if the offered programs have valid [...]

SCQ has reviewed the reports of international experts, the way is opened for the announcement of student recruitment calls2022-07-01T10:40:28+02:00

Call for applications for members of the Appeal Committee in the Kosovo Accreditation Agency

2022-06-28T08:43:53+02:00

Open Call for the selection of three members of the Appeal Committee in the Kosovo Accreditation Agency One (1) regular member and Two (2) reserve members Application criteria: The members of the Appeal Committee must have the scientific degree of Doctor of Sciences and have the academic title of at least Prof. Assoc. Selection and appointment: The members of the Appeal Committee are selected by the Commission appointed by the Minister of MESTI and have a two-year term, with the possibility of re-election for another term. Compensation: For their work members are compensated according to Article 22 paragraph 14 of the [...]

Call for applications for members of the Appeal Committee in the Kosovo Accreditation Agency2022-06-28T08:43:53+02:00

KAA held a public hearing on the draft document “Kosovo Subject Area Code”

2022-06-13T15:01:24+02:00

The Kosovo Accreditation Agency (KAA) held on 13.06.2022 a public hearing regarding the draft document on the "Kosovo Subject Area Code". This document will enable higher education institutions to identify and adapt academic staff to the program of study in which they will be serving as heads. At the beginning of the meeting, the Chairwoman of the State Council of Quality (SCQ), Professor Hasnije Ilazi, said that the Kosovo Accreditation Agency has already drafted a document which is based on international and European practices, but also considers the needs of the local context. She added that this document excludes the possibility [...]

KAA held a public hearing on the draft document “Kosovo Subject Area Code”2022-06-13T15:01:24+02:00

KAA delegation part of the ENQA event for quality in higher education

2022-06-03T14:46:14+02:00

A delegation of the Kosovo Accreditation Agency (KAA), for two days has participated in an event organized by the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA), in Cologne, Germany, where the process of external evaluation for membership in ENQA was discussed. The KAA delegation, the only delegation from the Balkan region, consisted of the President of the State Council of Quality (SCQ), Professor Hasnije Ilazi, the Director of the Agency Naim Gashi and the senior official Arianit Krasniqi. The purpose of this event, which was attended by 29 European countries, was to prepare accreditation agencies for ENQA review and [...]

KAA delegation part of the ENQA event for quality in higher education2022-06-03T14:46:14+02:00

KAA presents the Guidelines for Increasing Student Involvement in Quality Assurance Processes in Higher Education

2022-06-02T13:13:24+02:00

In front of representatives and students from all Higher Education Institutions in Kosovo, KAA organized two informative events to present the Guidelines for Student Involvement in project "Increasing Student Involvement in Quality Assurance Procedures in Higher Education" funded by the US Embassy in Kosovo. The purpose of these informative events was to unveil the Guide to the representatives of higher education institutions as well as to the representatives of student organizations of all public and private institutions of higher education in Kosovo. For two days in a row, the international expert Mrs. Anca Prisacariu presented the principles and ways how to [...]

KAA presents the Guidelines for Increasing Student Involvement in Quality Assurance Processes in Higher Education2022-06-02T13:13:24+02:00

The Kosovo Accreditation Agency started the process of monitoring of higher education institutions

2022-05-27T20:35:00+02:00

The Kosovo Accreditation Agency (KAA) has started the process of monitoring of higher education institutions in the Republic of Kosovo, thus fulfilling an important recommendation of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA). The process of monitoring of higher education institutions and their academic programs is also one of the recommendations of the European Commission in the field of education in Kosovo within the framework of the Stabilization and Association Process. The team of the KAA, in accordance with the Monitoring Methodology and Post-Accreditation Procedures, at the beginning of the process, monitored the schedules of lectures and exercises, [...]

The Kosovo Accreditation Agency started the process of monitoring of higher education institutions2022-05-27T20:35:00+02:00

Kosovo and Northern Macedonia cooperate to increase the quality of higher education

2022-05-27T09:46:40+02:00

The Kosovo Accreditation Agency (KAA) and the Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ASCAL) in Northern Macedonia have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation in Skopje, which envisages the interstate cooperation in raising the quality of higher education. On the Kosovo side, the agreement was signed by the director of KAA, Naim Gashi, while for the Northern Macedonia, the agreement was signed by the director of ASCAL, Agim Rushiti. The agreement was signed during a visit to the counterpart agency of Northern Macedonia, by a delegation led by the Chairwoman of the State Council of Quality (SCQ), Professor Hasnije Ilazi. Part [...]

Kosovo and Northern Macedonia cooperate to increase the quality of higher education2022-05-27T09:46:40+02:00

The Kosovo Accreditation Agency is implementing a project on student involvement in quality assurance processes

2022-05-24T15:00:50+02:00

In the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), students are recognized as key actors who should be involved in the shaping of their education and learning experience. The Prague Declaration signed by all EHEA education ministers stipulates that students should be considered equal members of the higher education academic community. The Kosovo Accreditation Agency (KAA) is committed to support the strengthening of the student role in the higher education system of the Republic of Kosovo. To this end, the KAA has developed a guide which is based on a set of European principles which provides assistance and guidelines to higher education institutions [...]

The Kosovo Accreditation Agency is implementing a project on student involvement in quality assurance processes2022-05-24T15:00:50+02:00

The State Council of Quality reviewed and decided on several reports of international experts

2022-05-23T14:03:30+02:00

The State Council of Quality (SCQ) of the Kosovo Accreditation Agency (KAA), concluded on 23.05.2022 its 99th meeting, which started on 13.05.2022, in which reviews and decisions were made on the reports of international experts of accreditation at the institutional level and some academic programs. With the participation of all members, the SCQ has reviewed all requests and complaints of higher education institutions. In today's meeting the SCQ has decided that the standard of "academic staff" and "infrastructure" be fulfilled mandatorily to be accredited for any higher education institution or study programs, starting from October 1, 2022. The State Council of [...]

The State Council of Quality reviewed and decided on several reports of international experts2022-05-23T14:03:30+02:00

Guidelines for student engagement in internal and external quality assurance of Kosovo Higher Education

2022-05-18T15:07:40+02:00

KAA, within the project “Increasing student participation in internal and external quality assurance processes in Kosovo” funded by the U.S Embassy in Kosovo has prepared A guideline for Student engagement which aims to provide guidance on how students can contribute to quality provision and learning environments in higher education. The guidelines should also be used as a reference point when determining higher education legislation, accreditation provisions and institutional level regulations. The Guideline can be downloaded here.

Guidelines for student engagement in internal and external quality assurance of Kosovo Higher Education2022-05-18T15:07:40+02:00
Go to Top