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19.1.2015

The Andorran Ministry for Education and Youth and AQU Catalunya sign a partnership framework agreement

A partnership framework agreement between the Ministry for Education and Youth's Department of Higher Eduacation and Research and AQU Catalunya (Agència per a la Qualitat del Sistema Universitari de Catalunya) was signed on 24 November.

The objective of the agreement is to contribute to the implementation and maintenance of quality assurance procedures for courses in higher education in the Principality of Andorra, in accordance with the prevailing standards and guidelines in the European Higher Education Area and in particular the principles adhered to by ENQA.

The agreed objectives include promotion of the exchange of information between the two institutions as regards quality assurance in higher education, cooperation in the operational deployment of QA procedures by AQUA (the Andorran Agency for quality assurance in higher education) dealing with both study programmes and teaching staff, and the incorporation of the university system in Andorra into AQU Catalunya's analytical process regarding the labour market outcomes of university graduates.

To read the agreement, click on the following link (section on "Ensenyament"):

http://www.aqu.cat/aqu/marc_legal/convenis.html