Since March 2020, face-to-face activities, meetings and gatherings have been affected by the current situation due to the pandemic. Thanks to the 6-month extension granted by the EACEA, the consortium is adapting the last part of the project to continue to advance its results mainly online.
On 8 October, the Discussion Day for the preparation of the Code of Good Practice on Quality Management was held at the National Agency for Evaluation and Quality Assurance of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
The day was chaired by Mr François Pernot of the Haut conseil de l'évaluation de la recherche et de l'enseignement supérieur (HCÉRES) and member of the ENQA Board of Directors - assisted by Anaïs Gourdin (ENQA).
On 3 and 4 February, the training organized by the CLI-CKS centre took place at the Meridien Hotel in Rabat. The EQUAMM project was used as a model for its activity Building A Sustainable Quality Culture: From Internal Quality Assurance To External Accreditation.
Training for the staff of the Moroccan Quality Assurance Agency and partner universities with the presence of ENQA.
Madrid, January 27 - 28 2020
On January 27th and 28th, ANECA and the University of Barcelona organized in Madrid the dev 6.2 "Training for the Moroccan Quality Assurance Agency Staff". The Head of the Cabinet of the Rector of the UB, Mrs. Dolors Baena, the Head of the Academic Service - Agency for Policy and Quality at the University of Barcelona Mrs. Olga Pujolràs and the Director of the Agency for the Quality of the University System of Catalonia (AQU Catalunya), Mr. Marti Casadesus, were able to share the specificities of the Catalan system compared to the Spanish system in the framework of the ESG.
Within the framework of the EQUAM-M project, the Hassan II University of Casablanca organized the consortium meeting on Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20 November 2019, where Mrs. President Prof. Aawatif HAYAR presented her innovative vision of university management and invited us to discuss the progress of the project. The consortium worked for two days on the different deliverables and the quality and dissemination committee made progress on their respective plans.
4th Regional Congress of the Arab Network for Quality Assurance in Higher Education
Rabat 12-14 November2019
The Arab Network for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ANQAHE) organized its 4th regional congress under the theme "Quality Assurance in Higher Education in the Age of Digitization".
This Congress took place in Rabat-Morocco from 12 to 14 November 2019 in collaboration with the Agence Nationale d'Evaluation et d'Assurance Qualité de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique (ANEAQ) and was chaired by the Minister of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research.
This workshop, which took place at the University of Montpellier, was an opportunity for the consortium to see in detail the management indicators of an establishment, the support methods and the tools for the implementation of the quality approach.
Meeting of the drafting committee of the roadmap for quality assurance in higher education in Morocco
Rabat, 1 February 2019
ANEAQ, responsible for WP 1, has coordinated the meeting held in Rabat on 1 February to make progress on the drafting of the roadmap in collaboration with the committee elected by the consortium (dev 1.5)
Organized by ANECA, the study visit (Dev. 1.2) aimed to share with partners the Good Practices on ANECA's internal quality assurance systems, specifically, their AUDIT procedure, an initiative of the Spanish Quality Assessment Agency, as a co-responsibility experience.
The University of Sapienza organized two days of training on internal quality assurance management (DEV. 2.2) on October 10 and 11. ANEAQ also presented to the consortium the progress of the Quality Assurance Roadmap and we advanced the draft for the project toolbox. It is a practical instrument for implementing the institution's quality assurance policy.
The first round table in Marrakech identified the elements of the roadmap through the work of the three groups. In Agadir, the partners met at the second round table (WP1.4) held at Ibn Zorn University to structure these elements and complete them to have a well-crafted and achievable roadmap. This document should describe: the objectives to be achieved, the values to be respected, as well as an action plan that takes into account priorities, means and deadlines.
Cadi Ayyad University hosted the first round table (WP1.3) on Quality Assurance in Marrakech. The partners discussed in 3 groups. Each group dealt with a different topic, chaired by one person to facilitate discussion and focus on the topic, as well as to take notes for the next synthesis session.
Meeting which took place on April 10, 2018 at ANEAQ, it was devoted to the discussion and validation of the different parts of the first version, prepared by ANEAQ, of the questionnaire on the status of Quality Assurance in Moroccan universities (WP 1.1)
The meeting to launch the project (WP 9.1) is part of a tradition of cooperation in higher education between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Kingdom of Spain, the immediate predecessor of which is the 4th AECHE (Arab-Euro Conference on Higher Education) conference in April 2017 in Rabat.