Meeting of the State Duma Committee on Education

On November 14, 2014 the State Duma Committee on Education held a roundable discussion "Improving the Legal Security in the Field of State and Public Accreditation, Independent Forms of Education Quality Evaluation".

During the discussion the participants considered the project of the Federal LAw No.587696-6 "On Amendments to the Article 96 of the Federal Law "On Education in the Russian Federation" (on professional-public accreditation of the educational programmes), introduced by the Government of the Russian Federation.

V. Nikonov, Head of the State Duma Committee on Education, pointed out that the current law on education defines three forms of accreditation: state, professional-public and public, and the goal of the roundtable discussion is to analyse the objectives of each accreditation type, its place in determining the quality of educational programmes and the quality of the work of the institutions of professional education.

The discussion was attended by deputies of the State Duma, representatives of the Ministry of Education and Science of the RF and other federal ministries and bodies, legislative and executive authorities of the RF regions, pedagogical community, Rectors of HEIs, employers and members of accrediting agencies.

National Centre for Public Accreditation was represented by Galina Motova, Deputy Director.

Please see more information on the website of the State Duma Committee on Education.