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Enhancement Conference 2017: Further Education

A QQI Enhancement Conference on Self-Evaluation and Governance for Independent/Private Further Education and Training Providers

This first enhancement conference for the independent/private further education and training sector was held on 19 September 2017.
National and international speakers presented on the theme: ‘Exploring the benefits of self-evaluation and reflective practice from strategic and operational perspectives and considering the requirements of governance’.
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Presentations and Resources

Available resources and tools:
Introduction to the QQI Quality Assurance (QA) Guidelines website
Dr Ross Woods, QQI

Connecting governance with the effective implementation of quality assurance and the achievement of organisational strategy
Dr Trish O’Brien, O’BRIEN/Governance Design
Available resources and tools:
Highlighting the available resources that have been developed through the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in higher education that have potential value in supporting current developments in further education and training
Dr Terry Maguire, National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning
European resources and tools:
Exploring how the European Quality Assurance Reference Framework for Vocational Education and Training (EQAVET) can be used in supporting a culture of quality assurance at system and provider level
Dr Arancha Oviedo, EQAVET
Self-evaluation Case study:
The provider experience of self-evaluation
Mary Seery-Kearney, GMB college