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Experiences in promoting Accreditation and Quality Assurance System 

Authors: Leena Kaikkonen & Tuire Mäki (eds.)

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The overall aim of the Egyptian Twinning project described here was to strengthen the institutional and technical capacity of the National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education (NAQAAE) in line with the relevant European best practices. 

The soul of Twinning is, however, about cooperation between people. Accordingly, the project stood for strengthening partnership between experts and institutions in Egypt, Finland and Germany. It was not about replicating European systems but rather seeking the best practices of all and for all. Solving complex challenges always raises possibilities for everyone to learn more: about the content itself through theories and their manifold applications for diverse practices, but also about organisations and cultures besides international cooperation, collegiality, friendship and ourselves as persons and experts in a multidimensional global world. In the texts here, the authors tell about their experiences of all of these.

Publications of JAMK University of Applied Sciences 219
ISSN 1456-2332
ISBN 978-951-830-420-6 (Printed)
ISBN 978-951-830-421-3 (PDF)
Published: 2016

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