The purpose of the meeting held on May 25, 2009 with David Amiryan, the vice-president of Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation-Armenia (OSI), and Evelina Vardanyan, education project coordinator, was to clarify the possible cooperation within the framework of the on-going projects in the sphere.
The guests introduced the projects in educational sphere implemented by OSI; i.e. the one with Yerevan State University, State Pedagogical Institute of Vanadzor after H. Toumanyan, Yerevan State Medical University and State Engineering University of Armenia. The four participant HEIs have worked out mechanisms for self-evaluation, after which united them by trying to create a common system of HEI quality assurance internal mechanisms. Accordingly, a current guideline is being prepared on the tools for internal quality assurance.
ANQA officers were invited to take part in the discussion of the initial version of the guideline. Besides, they arranged to cooperate closely in the near future in order to raise the effectiveness of the on-going projects.