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16.7.2019

Meeting of AQU Catalunya's institutional and programme review committee (CAIP)

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A meeting of the Agency's Institutional and Programme Review Committee(CAIP) was held yesterday at AQU Catalunya in which the Agency's director and CAIP chairman presented the annual report on the committee's activities.

As regards the agreements adopted during the meeting, the following documents were endorsed:

  • Qualifications Framework for Higher Education in Catalonia
  • The modification and updating of the guidebooks for the ex-ante assessment, monitoring, modification and accreditation of recognised degrees (VSMA Framework) with regard to the following:
      Ex-ante assessment Monitoring Accreditation IQAs Certification
    Inclusive language Verification_green  Verification_green  Verification_green  Verification_green
    Gender perspective  Verification_green  Verification_green  Verification_green  Verification_green
    Online courses  Verification_green   Verification_green  
    Student-centred instruction  Verification_green    Verification_green  
    Updating of regulatory issues  Verification_green  Verification_green  Verification_green  Verification_green
  • The modification of the Guide to university research assessment at department level [ca]
  • A non-binding technical report on the match between certain degree programmes and a professional profile

The committee, which consists of national and international academic experts, professionals and students, discussed the proposal for the accreditation of AQU Catalunya according to the standards of the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) and the contents of the Guide to the renewal of institutional accreditation.