External evaluation of the Quality Assurance Systems of research and postgraduate training at Universidad Mayor de San Andrés (UMSA) and Universidad Mayor de San Simón (UMSS) in Bolivia, as well as the national system through Comité Ejecutivo de la Universidad Boliviana (CEUB)

Final Report

Publikationsdatum:
2017-12-07
Serie:
Sida Decentralised Evaluation
Serienummer:
2017:29
Språk:
Engelska
Issued:
September 2017
Författarna:
Lennart Ståhle , Ananda S. Millard
Beskrivning:
This report presents the findings and conclusions of an external assessment of the quality assurance systems used to assess research and postgraduate training in Bolivia. The aim of this assignment has been to provide an overview of the existing quality assurance systems in Bolivia generally, and specifically the system(s) which govern the Sida supported postgraduate training programmes. The focus has been on systems that are used by the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés (UMSA) and Universidad Mayor de San Simón (UMSS) in Bolivia, as well as the national system through Comité Ejecutivo de la Universidad Boliviana (CEUB). The report presents a number of recommendations developed in relation to the Standards and guidelines for quality assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG), which have been used as the international benchmark against which performance in Bolivia has been measured.

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