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    Project title: “Strategic Support on Strengthening the Quality Assurance Structures at the Private Higher Education Institutions in Albania”

    The wider project objective is to establish and support quality assurance processes and mechanisms to ensure effective management and enhance teaching and learning at the private higher education institutions in Albania. The project aims to support the private higher education institutions in Albania to achieve the priorities of the two key documents: “Increasing the impact of EU Development: an Agenda for Change” and “European Higher Education in the World”. The project addresses, the national priority for Joint Project, quality assurance processes and mechanisms, under category C – improving management and operation of higher education institutions.

    Project acronym: QAinAL

    Project Fact Sheet QAinAL

    For more information please click QAinALProject link

    International partners: Project Grant Holder (Paris London University of Salzbourg (Austria), University of Genova, (Italy); University Politechnica Bucharest (Romania).

    Regional Partners:
     World University Service Kosova; Evolucion Academy Kosova; ‘PjetërBudi” College, Prishtina (Kosova)

    National Partners: Albanian Ministry of Education and Sport, private higher education institution: ( UNYT, Marlin Barleti, UET, Epoka and Polis)

     

     

     

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    1. To establish/support the quality assurance structures/offices at the private higher education institutions in Albania;
    2. To provide capacity building on quality assurance;
    3. To provide trainings on designing study program based on labor market needs;
    4. To draft action plans supporting the processes of quality assurance and enhancement in teaching, learning and administration;
    5. To modernize the infrastructure of Quality Assurance Office;
    6. Development of QA guidelines;

     

     

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    The link of the Workshop (23-24 March 2017) can be accessed at http://unyt.edu.al/erasmus-qainal-round-table/

    The link of the Workshop (30 May 2017) can be accessed at http://unyt.edu.al/erasmus-qainal-round-table-at-the-university-of-new-york-tirana/

    The Installation of the IT Equipment at UNYT and the use of Computer Labs for the student and staff can be accessed at http://unyt.edu.al/new-equipment-installed-at-unyt-by-the-qainal-project/

    The link of the Workshop (27 October 2017) can be accessed at http://unyt.edu.al/research-agenda-for-albania-higher-education-institutions-in-2017-based-on-recomandation-of-qainal-project/

    The link of the Workshop (04 May 2018) can be accessed at http://unyt.edu.al/erasmus-qainal-workshop/

    The link of the study visit at Genova University ( 28-30 May 2018) http://unyt.edu.al/training-seminar…n-may-28-30-2018/

    Erasmus + QAinAL, Training for management, teachers, students and administration held in Tirana, Albania on 11-13 June, 2018

    In the framework of the Erasmus+ Project “Strategic Support on Strengthening the Quality Assurance Structures at the Private Higher Education Institutions in Albania”, as part of the Albanian Consortium, University of New York Tirana, participated in the training sessions organized in Tirana, Albania, from 11-13 June, 2018.

    The training sessions were attended by the UNYT academic personnel, administrative staff and students.

    The main areas covered by the training were related to i) Adapting management, teaching and learning styles and techniques in a changing environment ii) Delivering support services and the role of support and administrative staff iii) Stimulating students’ motivation, self-reflection and engagement in the learning process.

     

    Erasmus + QAinAL   7th Workshop on “Teacher Education Reform

    University of New York Tirana as part of the Erasmus + Project  “Strategic Support on Strengthening the Quality Assurance Structures at the Private Higher Education Institutions in Albania”, (QAinAL), took  part in the 7th  Workshop  on “Teacher Education Reform”, which  was held at the premises of EPOKA University , on July 16-18, 2018. The workshop was organized by the University of Salzburg (PLUS) in cooperation with WUS Kosova and the Albanian Agency on Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ASCAL).

    The workshop focused on the Teacher Education Reform: Towards Competence-Based Teaching and Learning. Dr. Ulrike Greiner, Director of the School of Education at the University of Salzburg (PLUS) and Prof. Dhurata Bozo, Director of the Quality Assurance Agency in Higher Education in Albania delivered detailed presentations respectively on “Teacher Education Internationally”, “Quality Management in Competence-Based Teacher Education” and “Teacher Education in Albania”, whereas the representatives of WUS Kosovo delivered a presentation on Initial Teacher Education from an EU perspective.

    The workshop was attended by academic and administrative staff of UNYT and from all the partner higher education institutions (HEIs) in Albania.

     

     

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    UNYT as a project partner benefited up-to-date IT Equipment in the framework of the Erasmus + “Strategic Support on Strengthening the Quality Assurance Structures at the Private Higher Education Institutions in Albania”. These computers accompanied by modern IT equipment are now part of

    UNYT Inventory List Inventory List (Erasmus+ QAinAL project_UNYT_IT Equipemnt ) of the Institution will serve students, faculty and administrative staff in order to enhance quality.

     

    The Installation of the IT Equipment at UNYT and the use of Computer Labs for the student and staff can be accessed at http://unyt.edu.al/new-equipment-installed-at-unyt-by-the-qainal-project/