Director of the Agency for Higher Education of the Republic of Srpska (AHERS) Biljana Vojvodic and Director of the Association for Evaluation and Accreditation of Teacher Education Programs from Turkey Cemil Öztürk signed a Memorandum of Cooperation between the two agencies.
The memorandum stipulates that the agencies cooperate for mutual benefit and work on improving regulations and quality assurance in their jurisdiction and improving the quality of higher education in both countries. Cooperation in the field of information exchange, development of employee competencies, and exchange of experts and reviewers is also envisaged.
AHERS and EPDAD held two meetings within the staff exchange program between the two agencies in February and March 2021, and will continue with mutual cooperation within which it is planned to monitor the implementation of virtual visits to higher education institutions within the quality assurance process organized by each side.
The staff exchange program between AHERS and EPDAD is carried out within the exchange program of the Central and Eastern European Network of Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (CEENQA), which has been running since 2018.