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2017 | 4(68) | 236-249

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International experience of external experts training in quality assurance

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The article presents an analysis of international training programs in the field of quality assurance in order to determine and justify recommendations for the development and improvement of training of Ukrainian specialists in the field of higher education quality assessment and accreditation. The basis for the implementation of the research goal is to use methods such as logical, descriptive (studied international experience of trained experts), comparison (mapped trained experts in different countries), analysis (analysis of the basic principles for the preparation of experts), synthesis (defined practices and applied aspects of the process of training experts), generalization (implementation of the features of training experts in the development of information and communication technologies), analytical (recommendations for solutions weave and improvement of training experts in Ukraine). The introduction of leading European practice is the basis for the development and improvement of training of external experts who evaluate the quality of higher education in Ukraine, and to develop accreditation procedures and ultimately improve the quality of higher education. Based on analysis of the European practice of training foreign experts in the field of quality assurance the following recommendations for the development and improvement of training of experts in Ukraine can be formulated, namely: to develop regulations governing the procedures and conduct training of experts on quality assurance; training of experts should be done regularly and have clearly defined terms of training completion; differentiated training programs for beginners and expert training of leading experts; use of information and communication technologies during the training of experts (the study of theoretical material – introducing distance learning); the practice-oriented approach: practical part of learning is up to 50 % of the total training; develop training and guidelines for the implementation of the training program for experts using the latest teaching practices (problem based learning and case studies); provide training in large (lecture character) and small (detailed analysis of complex situations and decision-making) groups; use leading world experience, inviting international experts.The proposed recommendations will facilitate the development and improvement of training of experts on quality assessment and accreditation of higher education, improve the quality of examination and evaluation of higher education in Ukraine.



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