Interregional Academy of Personnel Management

Dnipro Institute
Dnipro, Nadii Aleksieienko St, 21

Internal quality assurance system of higher education

On September 28, 2017, a new version of the Law of Ukraine "On Education" of September 5, 2017 No. 2145-VIII (hereinafter referred to as the Law) entered into force, which introduces significant changes to the Law of Ukraine "On Higher Education".

According to part 2 of Article 41 of the Law, the components of the education quality assurance system are:

  • quality assurance system in educational institutions (internal education quality assurance system);
  • the system of external assurance of the quality of education;
  • a system for ensuring the quality of the activities of governing bodies and institutions that carry out external assurance of the quality of education.

According to part 3 of this article, the quality assurance system in higher education institutions (internal education quality assurance system) may include:

  • strategy and procedures for quality assurance in education;
  • system and mechanisms for ensuring academic virtue;
  • published criteria, rules and procedures for the assessment of education applicants;
  • published criteria, rules and procedures for assessing the scientific and pedagogical activities of scientific and pedagogical workers;
  • ensuring the availability of the necessary resources for organizing the educational process, including for independent work of applicants for education;
  • ensuring the availability of information systems for the effective management of an educational institution;
  • creating an inclusive educational environment in an educational institution, universal design and reasonable accommodation;
  • other procedures and activities are determined by special laws or documents of the institution of higher education.

The structure of the internal quality assurance system of higher education