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| 1 How do agencies follow recommendations from the review team and the review committee? The Norwegian Case
| 2 External review of the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT) March 2007 and commissioned by The Ministry of Education and Research The purpose of the evaluation: To examine whether NOKUT meets the European standards and guidelines for quality assurance in the European higher education area To evaluate the national role of NOKUT in the Norwegian educational system Two evaluation reports submitted February 2008
| 3 NOKUTs primary tasks Evaluation, accreditation (initial) and revision of higher education Recognition of post –secondary vocational education General recognition of foreign qualifications
| | 4 The organisation structure
| 5 The evaluation teams conclusions and recommendation for future improvements NOKUT fully complies with ENQAs membership requirements. Recommendations: The Ministry should evaluate the current regulations with the aim of increasing the flexibility and appropriateness of the agencys operations. Discuss of what should be the prioritised evaluation tools and activities for the future. Transformation of evaluation instruments and their functioning. NOKUT should find a better balance between control and improvement for the future Redefine criteria
| 6 More efforts to avoid conflicts of interest among external reviewers related to other issues than institutional affiliation Improve accountability function and contribute more on the critical issue concerning the quality of Norwegian higher education.
| 7 Follow up Amendments of the University and Colleges Act Amendments of Ministrys regulation of NOKUT Amendments of NOKUTs standards and criteria Development of the strategy and organisation – ongoing process
| 8 Follow up process 1 Amendments The University and Colleges Act Supervision Development Recognition of foreign qualification There has been a hearing and the government submitted a white paper on April Waiting for the Parliament decision.
| 9 Follow-up process 2 Amendments of the Ministrys regulation of NOKUT Amendments of NOKUTs standards and criteria
| 10 NOKUTs strategic plan and process A strategic plan for the next three to five years Dialog with the sector Management of the activity Organisation structure
| 11 Strategi- og organisasjonsutviklingsprosessen 2009 Premisser fra evalueringen med mer. 2A. Strategi: Ekstern dialog 1. Strategi: Intern Fase Grunnlagsnotat for fase 2 (Strategiutkast) Grunnlagsnotat med evt. tillegg 2B. Virksomhetsstyring (VS) 2C. Organisasjonsstruktur: Idéfase og forhandlinger Opplegg for VS 2A. Konkretisere strategiplan + 2B. Konkretisere struktur for virksomhetsplan (VP) Strategiplan Struktur for VP 2B. Ut- arbeide VP Virksomhetsplan Nytt org. kart 2C. Pers- pol. Fase 1 Fase april seminar april seminar Sommerferie Ca seminar Styremøter og -seminarerFFF og internseminarerKontaktmøter ledelse og tillitsvalgte Bakgrunnsnotater til strategiseminar 1. Strategi: Intern fase (forts.) C. Organisasjonsstruktur: forberedelser til implement NY ORGANISASJON IMPLEMENTERES