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ENQA Evaluation

Third AAC-DEVA external review by ENQA

According to ENQA membership criteria, AAC-DEVA must undergo an external review every five years to evaluate the compliance of its activities with the ESG. This evaluation is also mandatory to apply for AAC-DEVA inclusion within the European Quality Assurance Register (EQAR). AAC-DEVA started the preparation of its third review by ENQA, which is the first one against the ESG2015, from the beginning of 2018. The internal reflection process has been carried out with the help of external stakeholders during 2018 and it resulted in a self-assessment report (SAR) that includes a SWOT analysis and the areas for future development.

The site visit by the expert panel will take place between April 3th and 5th, 2019.

DEVA-AAC Favourable Follow-up by ENQA

On December 1, 2016, DEVA-AAC Director was reported by the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA) the favourable Follow-up review on the evaluation and accreditation activities accomplished by this Andalusian agency. By letter submitted by ENQA President, the Board acknowledged the progress made and expressed its satisfaction with the improvements achieved by DEVA-AAC, that has made considerable progress in the further development of its internal quality assurance system.

DEVA reviewed positively by ENQA. 2014

The Evaluation and Accreditation Unit (DEVA) of the Andalusian Agency of Knowledge (AAC) renews its presence as full member in ENQA.

For the second time DEVA has passed successfully the external review conducted by ENQA. The review, conducted by a panel of five experts designated by ENQA, acknowledges that DEVA abides by the principles of transparency, independence and efficiency.

On September 26, 2014, the ENQA Board officially communicated to DEVA its renewal of full membership. The review panel met in Cordoba in March, 19th and 20th, 2013. For two days twenty meetings were held with representatives from the Regional Council of Innovation, Science and Business, Andalusian Universities and AAC staff.

AGAE (now DEVA) has obtained a positive evaluation from ENQA. 2009

On April 6, 2009, the Governing Board of ENQA made public to the Direction of the Andalusian University Evaluation and Accreditation Agency the positive outcome of the evaluation carried out by the external Experts Committee appointed by the European Agency for that purpose. The positive evaluation carried out by ENQA ensures the continuity of the Agency as member of this institution for the next five years. The recognition received strengthens the guarantee of quality of the services rendered by the AGAE to the agents of the Andalusian University System.

Compliance with European guidelines

For the external evaluation process of European Quality Agencies ENQA uses the criteria of quality included in the document Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area, a result of the agreement reached in 2003 by ENQA, the European Universities Association (EUA), the European Association of Institutions in Higher Education (EURASHE), and the National Unions of Students in Europe (ESIB).

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