The second mission under the Activity
3.4 Hold a training workshop for higher
education institutions on how to conduct self-evaluation process was hosted
by the Twinning project from 29 April to
3 May 2019.
The mission was carried out by short-term
experts Jolita Butkiene, Director of Quality Center at ISM University of
Management and Economics of Lithuania and Ms. Nora Skaburskienė, Director for
Studies at the Vilnius Gediminas Technical University.
The objective of the mission was to
support the staff of the pilot universities involved in writting the
self-evaluation reports on selected programmes and give them recommendations on
how to improve the initial drafts of the SERs submitted.
The round tables held with the members
of the groups involved in writting self-evaluation reports of chemical
engineering, computer engineering, Physics, Computer sciences, Foreign Language
Teacher, Informatics/Math Teacher study programmes focused on advising the SER
groups on how to improve the initial drafts of the reports and guiding these groups in preparing a self-evaluation report which meets the requirements of
the European Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European
Higher Education Area.
Furthermore, vice-rectors of pilot
universities responsible for the self-evaluation writting process gathered in
the Accrediation and Nostrification Office on Friday to discuss outstanding
issues related to management of the self-evaluation processes at higher
The final versions of the
self-evaluation reports are expected to be submitted by late June. The
university teams will be regularly supported by visiting Twinning experts and the
Accreditation Office throughout the self-evaluation process.