QUALITY ASSURANCE

 

 

Quality Assurance system in Turkey, internal evaluation process held annually by higher education institutions and related studies in this field are carried out in accordance with Regulation of Academic Evaluation and Quality Development in Higher Education Institutions prepared by Council of Higher Education (CoHE) and Guidance of Academic Evaluation and Quality Development in Higher Education Institutions prepared under the framework of the Regulation decisions by YODEK (Commission of Academic Evaluation and Quality Development in Higher Education Institutions).

 

"Regulation of Academic Evaluation and Quality Development in Higher Education Institutions" was published by Council of Higher Education in 2005 in order that quality of education, teaching and research activities could be developed and evaluated with regard to Standards and Principles of European Quality Assurance. The Regulation prepared to establish quality standards in higher education and international coherence in this field regulates decisions related to studies on education, teaching and research activities, evaluation of administrative services, development of quality, and approval and recognition of quality levels through independent "external evaluation" process. In May 2014 The Council of Higher Education Qualifications, Quality Assurance and Accreditation Commission (YÖKAK) has been constructed. YÖKAK is expected to finalize the studies about its own legislation as soon as possible. It is estimated that it will provide coordination about all topics under the title of quality considering the administrative and functional activities within the Council of Higher Education and function so as to transform the national and international developments in regard to the renovation of higher education into policy measures and action title that can shape the implementation.