Implementation of the professional development program for IAAR experts
The Independent Agency for Accreditation and Rating held a webinar on November 24, 2023 to prepare IAAR experts for the EEC visit to educational organizations. The webinar moderators, Gulnar Iskakova, Advisor on Strategic Development, Timur Kanapyanov, Deputy General Director for International Cooperation, Aliya Aldungarova, 1st category IAAR expert, PhD, told the webinar participants about the IAAR international accreditation standards and the Guidelines for organizing and conducting the external assessment procedure in the accreditation process of an educational organization and (or) educational program.
Particular attention was paid to the assessment of educational programs during the EEC visit, with an emphasis on criteria for student-centered learning and expected learning outcomes, as well as internal quality assurance (ESG 1.3, 1.4). The moderators drew the attention of the webinar participants to the issues of collegial discussion of the preliminary results of the assessment in accordance with the profile parameters of the educational program, ensuring compliance of the parameter assessments with the content of the analytical part, strengths and formulated recommendations, principles of formation and ensuring the objectivity and validity of the EEC report.