National Accreditation Board

Regular meeting of the National Accreditation Board was held under the chairmanship of Viktor Bolotov, Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Education, on September 30, 2013 in Moscow, Russia.

At the meeting the materials for making the decision on public accreditation of the educational programmes of six educational institutions were reviewed and the issues concerning testing in the sphere of higher professional education were discussed.

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The following decisions were made:
To accredit the programmes of higher professional education for the period of 6 years:

Bashkir State Medical University of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation
“Medical Care” (060101.65)
Volga State University of Technology
“Economics” (080100.62, 080100.68)
University of Management “TISBI”
“Economics” (080100.62, 080100.68)
Dagestan State University
"Ecology and Natural Resources” (022000.62, 022000.68)
“Geography” (021000.62, 021000.68)
“Economcis” (080100.62, 080100.68)
“State and Municipal Management” (081100.62, 081100.68)
“Management” (080200.62, 080200.68)
“Applied Mathematics and Informatics” (010400.62)
“Fundamental Informatics and Information Technologies” (010300.62, 010300.68)
North (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov
“Technology of Chemical Wood Processing” (240406.65)
“Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology” (240100.62)
“Chemical Engineering” (240100.62, 240100.68)
“Biotechnology” (240700.62, 240700.68)
“Service of Transport Vehicles, Production Machines and Equipment” (by industry) (190603.65)
“Operation and Maintenance of Transport Vehicles and Production Machines and Complexes” (190600.62)
“Industrial Heat Power Engineering” (140104.65)
“Heat Power Engineering and Thermal Technology” (140100.62, 040100.68)
Minin Nizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University
”Philological Education” (050300.62)
“Psychological and Pedagogical Education” (050400.62)
“Special (Defectological) Education” (050700.62)
“Professional Education (by industry)” 51000.62, 051000.68)

To accredit the programmes of higher professional education for the period of 3 years:

Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov
“Applied Mathematics and Informatics” (010501.65)
“Applied Mathematics and Informatics” (010500.62)
“Applied Mathematics and Informatics” (010400.62, 010400.68)

At the end of the period to offer educational institution to present the report on the results of corrective actions according to the recommendations of the external review panel.  The presented report will be the condition for the consideration of the prolongation of the accreditation period by the National Accreditation Board.

To support the initiative developments in the sphere of students’ training quality evaluation and the participation in international (e.g.  AHELO, OIIO) and Russian (FIPE – Federal Internet-Exam in the sphere of professional education) projects which are considered as the means of learning outcomes assessment.

To take into account the learning outcomes (projects FIPE, Open International Internet-Olympiads) in the procedure of public accreditation (Standard 3. “Assessment of student learning outcomes/competencies”) and in the project “Best Educational Programmes of Innovative Russia”.