Cedefop - European Centre for the Development of Vocational TrainingEU Member States must shift from a box-ticking approach and upgrade their quality systems if they want to improve the performance of universities and vocational colleges, according to two European Commission reports on quality assurance in higher education and vocational training.
The reports, published on 28 January, highlight that, although progress has been achieved, further reforms are needed to ensure a 'quality culture' so that teaching is more closely aligned with labour market realities and societal needs. More...