Kwaliteit gebaat bij mislukkingen

10 september 2009 – Mislukkingen en risicodurf moeten meer ruimte krijgen in de kwaliteitszorg van het hoger onderwijs. Zij zijn onmisbaar als stimulansen voor creativiteit en innovatie, stellen de Europese universiteiten.

The report “Improving quality, enhancing creativity: change process in European higher education institutions” is based on a two-year EC-funded project, that EUA has carried out with partners ACQUIN (the Accreditation, Certification and Quality Assurance Institute, Germany), the Higher Education Academy (UK) and the National University of Ireland, Maynooth.

The project brought together 29 higher education institutions and Quality Assurance (QA) Agencies from 18 different countries to explore what kind of quality assurance processes in teaching and learning (external and internal) can actually support creativity and innovation. In the past, there have been concerns that QA processes can actually inhibit creativity within higher education. Lees verder