Pre-Congress program


Pre-Congress / Monday June 17th, 2013
Quality Renaissance in Higher Education?
hosted by Estonian Assossiation for Quality, European Organization for Quality and Archimedes Foundation
* No simultaneous interpretation is provided
09.00 – 10.30 Morning coffee and registration
10.30 – 12.15
Opening plenary
  Moderator: Mart Noorma
Vice Dean for studies, PhD (technical sciences) at Tartu University
10.30 – 10.45 Opening and Welcome Words
Jaak Aaviksoo
Minister, Estonian Ministry of Education and Research
10.45 – 11.30 TBC
Bo Bergman
Chalmers University of Technology
11.30 – 12.15  New Global Quality Challenges in Higher Education
Roland K. Jahnke
Chairman,IAQ Quality in Education Think Tank
Director of Deutsche Post DHL
12.15 – 13.15  Lunch 
13.15 – 14.45 Parallel sessions
TORNIMÄE 1 I session - Best Practices in Quality Management 
Moderator: Siret Rutiku
An Integrative Approach in Quality Management

Andre Vyt 
Management of HEI: Quality Management Through Value Based Management
Eneken Titov, Krista Tuulik
Quality Assessment of E-learning Courses as Benchmarking in Higher Education
Anne Villems, Toomas Plank
 TORNIMÄE 2 II session - Better Quality Through Teaching and Supporting
Moderator: Mart Noorma
Developing  Unified Structure and  Co-operation Between Disciplines  as Part of Master Level Curriculum

Pirkko Kouri
Soft Skills for TQM in Higher Education Standards and the Quality Change Agent
Everard van Kemenade
 BALLROOM 3 III session - Better Quality in HE with Different Methods and Models
Moderator: Maiki Udam
EFQM Excellence Model as the Framework for Evaluation of Performance Excellence of University

Jaroslav Nenadál
Making a QMS fit – Best Practice and Current Developments at the University of Duisburg-Essen
Petra Pistor, Maiken Bonnes
Improving Quality Management in Higher Education Institution: a Case Study of Using EFQM Excellence Model in Estonian Higher Education Institution
Anneli Lorenz
14.45 – 15.15 Coffee Break
15.15 – 17.30
Plenary session and Closing
15.15 - 15.30 Enhancing Quality Assurance Management in Jordanian Universities – TEMPUS Project
Zeineb Mazouz
University of Barcelona
15.30 - 16.20 Quality Assurance and its Contribution to Institutional Development and Transformation
John L. Davies 
Emeritus Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Higher Education Management at Anglia Ruskin University
16.20 - 17.15 Can Self Regulation Models be Useful to Understand the Institutional Motivation to Engage in Quality Assurance Procedures?
Cristiano Violani 
Professor of Clinical and Health Psychology and chairs the Internal Evaluation Board at the University of Rome Sapienza
17.15 - 17.30 Closing
17.30 - 17.45 Small break
17.45 - 18.45 Book presentation "Higher Education at a Crossroad: the Case of  Estonia"
editors Ellu Saar, René Mõttus
More about the content of the book read here
19.00 – 21.00
Conference foyer
floor 6th
Reception at Swissotel