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Project EQuAM

Enhancement of Quality Assurance Management

Tempus Project N. 530616-TEMPUS-1-2012-1-ES-TEMPUS-SMGR

Duration: 15 October 2012 – 14 October 2015

Coordinator: Observatorio de la Globalización - Universitat de Barcelona


EU Partners

  • AERES (France);
  • ANECA (Spain);
  • AQU (Spain);
  • ENQA (Belgium);
  • Sapienza University (Italy);
  • Tallinn University (Estonia)

Non-EU Partners

  • Al-Hussein Bin Talal University (Jordan);
  • Association of Arab Universities (Jordan)
  • Hashemite University (Jordan);
  • HEAC (Jordan);
  • Ministry of Higher Education (Jordan);
  • Mutah University (Jordan);
  • Princess Sumaya University for Technology (Jordan);
  • Tafila technical University (Jordan);
  • University of Jordan (Jordan);
  • Yarmouk University (Jordan);

Project Objectives

The objective of the project is to improve management of quality assurance and enhance the capacity of quality assurance bureaus in universities in Jordan.

Specific objectives include:

  • Assist Quality Assurance Bureaus in Jordanian universities to complete tasks and responsibilities;
  • Build the capacity of QA Bureau personnel;
  • Develop a quality assurance model with well defined standards and procedures for self-evaluation at institutional level;
  • Assure standards and procedures are in line with European and international standards;
  • Train experts to conduct external evaluations;
  • Conduct a pilot institutional evaluation

 Sapienza Activities

Sapienza University will provide partners with a specific, detailed case of QA management for the role played by the newly created Italian QA Agency – ANVUR. Sapienza is a case study enriching the comparative analyses of current practices and requirements in Jordan and selected European countries. Sapienza also backs the development of a draft model for HEI’s Quality Bureaus to enhance Jordanian QA procedures and results.



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