University, College And Study Direction Of Accreditation Provisions

Original Language Title: Augstskolu, koledžu un studiju virzienu akreditācijas noteikumi

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 407, Riga, 14 July 2015 (pr. Nr. 34, 37), College and University study-way rules of accreditation Issued under the University Act, article 9, first subparagraph, ninth subparagraph of article 55.3 and Education Act article 14, paragraphs 8 and 10, and article 27 of the general issue I. 1. determines: 1.1. high school and College accreditation; 1.2. the directions of study in higher education; 1.3. the direction of study accreditation the accreditation procedure and extraordinary; 1.4. the University, College and study direction of accreditation page samples; 1.5. criteria for accreditation process assesses the universities, colleges and courses of study; 1.6. the establishment of the Commission for the accreditation of study conditions, rights and obligations; 1.7. the University, College and study direction of accreditation bodies involved in rights and obligations. II. the institutions involved in the accreditation process, their rights and obligations 2. Academic Information Centre (hereinafter referred to as the Centre): 2.1 develop and operate in the high school and College and study direction of external quality assessment methodologies and procedures that comply with the European Association for quality assurance in higher education, develop standards and guidelines for quality assurance in the European higher education area; 2.2. organized by the University, College and study direction of the evaluation committee work, including organizing a high school, College and study direction of the Evaluation Committee visits to universities, colleges, their subsidiaries, meetings, as well as provide the necessary information according to the requirements of this regulation; 2.3. nominate a high school or college assessment Commission (hereinafter referred to as the Evaluation Commission) and the field of study of the composition of the Evaluation Committee of experts to be included, as well as the nomination of the head of the Commission; 2.4. Design Studio the members of the Commission for the accreditation of selection criteria; 2.5. provide the accreditation process of documenting and archiving; 2.6. organized by the higher education quality Council (hereinafter referred to as the quality assurance Council) and study the Accreditation Commission hearings, requested and received the necessary information from the national register; 2.7. the Centre publishes information on tīmekļvietn study programme, field of study, as well as University and College accreditation; 2.8. provide information and advice to high school and College activities, as well as a field of study and study program of quality assurance; 2.9. analyzes higher education quality evaluation results and make recommendations for its improvement; 2.10. participates in the European area of higher education institutions and activities in the higher education quality assurance; 2.11. other higher education quality improvement and assurance activities. 3. the quality assurance Council is composed of Ministry of education and science of the State Secretary, the Director of the Centre, the higher education Council (hereinafter Council) President, Rector, the President of the Council, President of the Latvian Association of College, Latvian employers ' Confederation of Latvia the Director General of the Student Union President, Latvian education and Science Workers Union President, Association of Latvian art representative of the University, the Latvian Science Council Chairman, farmers organization Chairman of the cooperation Council, the Economic Council representative , Latvian Chamber of Commerce and industry President of the Council, President of the Latvian Association of doctors, the European quality assurance register foreign accreditation agencies. Quality assurance, the President of the Council shall be elected for a five-year quality assurance Board. Quality assurance functions of the President of the Council and the election procedures, as well as the decision-making procedure is determined by the quality assurance Council approved the rules of procedure. The quality assurance Council Secretariat of the Centre. 4. the quality assurance Council: 4.1. strategic management and planning of University and College Accreditation organisation and field of study for the accreditation of the Centre; 4.2. Approves the members of the Commission for the accreditation of study selection criteria; 4.3. approval of the Accreditation Commission, the President and Vice-President; 4.4. the approval of the rules of procedure of the Accreditation Commission. 5. The Council shall: 5.1. examine the high school or college application for high school or college accreditation; 5.2. Approves the Evaluation Commission and its head; 5.3. simultaneously with the approval of the Evaluation Committee approved these provisions referred to in paragraph 18 of the observers; 5.4. takes decision about high school or college or a refusal of accreditation accredited university or college; 5.5. approve the Centre's final high school and College assessment methodology and published the Council tīmekļvietn. 6. Study the Accreditation Commission is made up of seven members of the Commission. Members of the Commission as a whole have experience: 6.1. quality evaluation of higher education; 6.2. the higher education processes; 6.3. the higher education, science and kultūrpolitik and implementation; 6.4. the European higher education area (Bologna process), and other international higher education process. 6.5. higher education and labour market cooperation. 7. Study the Accreditation Commission President invited to the study meeting of the Accreditation Commission, the representatives of the Ministry or the Ministry delegated experts, if you look in the direction of the Studio that conform to the industry, which is the competence of the ministries concerned, as well as invite industry experts that have Advisory rights and the rule of law referred to in paragraph 9.2. 8. Accreditation Commission studies: 8.1 consider high school or college application on their field of accreditation; 8.2. the approved field of study the Evaluation Commission and its head; 8.3. simultaneously with the field of study of the composition of the Evaluation Committee approved these provisions 49. observers referred to in paragraph 1; 8.4. the decision on the field of study or a refusal of accreditation of accrediting the study; 5.3. approve the Centre's field of study of developed evaluation methodology; 8.6. decide on changes in the direction of accreditation of study page, if you change the name of the high school or College, study program code, location, type, shape, and the implementation of the programme of study; 8.7. decide on high school or college eligibility changes the direction of study after high school or College, if it wants to make changes in the direction of study, has made a study on the application of the Accreditation Commission with a request to confirm the change of direction. This referred to the changes in the direction of study are the following: 8.7.1. field of study corresponding to the name of your program of study, the professional qualifications or degrees; 8.7.2. changing courses in compliance with the field of study; 8.7.3. changes in requirements set by launching the appropriate field of study study programmes; 8.7.4. changes their field of accreditation period for this field of study corresponding to the duration of the program of study, or more than 20 percent in the amount of an accreditation application in their field of study programmes corresponding to the minimum and limited parts kredītpunkto check volume; 8.7.5. the University or College in the field of study field of study or specific course workers elected academic staff changes since the previous accreditation of study direction, if they relate to at least 20 percent of the workers in the field of study concerned elected academic staff total number or if at least 50 percent of the total amount of academic work in universities or colleges in the relevant field of study (not including courses in free-choice parts , practices and culminating in the execution of the implementation) can no longer provide the academic staff with the election site is the University or college; 8.7.6. graduate school or college wishes to conclude one of the field of study in the respective study programmes; 8.8. approves this provision one expert 8.6 and 8.7. changes referred to. 9. the Commission of accreditation of study are the following: 9.1. request from the universities, colleges and the public authorities in their pursuit of the additional information required; 9.2. to attend high school and College, to study the direction of the accreditation or the permissible variations in the direction of study accredited assessment framework introduction to the actual circumstances and the University College; 9.3. provide to the Minister of education and science for the study of the proposals the direction extraordinary accreditation. III. Universities and colleges accreditation arrangements 10. Decision on high school or College Accreditation Council, if on the date of adoption of the decision are accredited not less than half of the field of study in which University or College shall implement a study programme. 11. to the University or college accredited, College, or college submit Center application for high school or College Accreditation (hereinafter application). 12. the application shall be accompanied by the following: 12.1. high school or college self-assessment report, which include the provision of the information referred to in annex 1; 12.2. learner and employer survey results. The Centre will develop and the Council approves the student and employer surveys from mandatory questions; 12.3. study the model contract; 12.4. the documents that define the student self-governing status and funding arrangements; 12.5. a declaration that the fee for high school or college accreditation is credited to the bank account of the Centre. 13. the application of the University or college submit paper form by adding the identical electronic version of the application in electronic media or in electronic form. Applications submitted in electronic form shall be signed with a secure electronic signature in accordance with electronic document the conditions laid down in the law. The application and accompanying documents shall be submitted in an official language with English translation. In the case of a dispute, the national language is decisive in the documents submitted. 14. the application and accompanying documents shall be signed by the Rector of the University or college. Deliverable document table of contents is added to the set. 15. the Centre shall examine the application and the documents attached to it and, if necessary, request the missing information in writing. This information shall be submitted by the University or College Center within 30 days after the request. 16. the application shall be returned to the applicant in such cases: 16.1. no payment for high school or college accreditation; 16.2. not submitted all the information that was requested in writing in accordance with paragraph 15 of these rules; 16.3. the document is not formatted according to the regulations laid down in document processing requirements. 17. The University or college to assess the Evaluation Committee, which is made up of seven experts. The experts have experience in assessing the quality of universities, colleges, higher education accreditation or the direction of the licensing process. The Evaluation Committee is one of the Latvian Union of students delegation representative and at least two foreign experts. The head of the Evaluation Committee should be, with international experience in the evaluation of higher education institutions. The Evaluation Committee of experts as a whole are: 17.1. higher education institutions management experience; 17.2. knowledge corresponding to the University or College in the field of study; 17.3. experience in higher education internal quality system assessment; 17.4. the experience of the evaluation of the scientific activities of the University; 17.5. experience in high school or college and employer organisations, cooperation in the field of evaluation. 18. the evaluation of the work of the Commission may participate, without the right to vote, in the Student Union of Latvia and the Latvian Ministry of education and Science Workers Union delegate observers, as well as the Council recommended observer. 19. Within three working days after the Commission's approval of the assessment centre shall inform the Council of the University or College on the composition of the Evaluation Committee. University or college within three working days of the refusal can be made members of the Evaluation Committee by submitting a written reasoned application to the Council explaining the reasons for the rejection to the evaluation for each Member of the Commission rejected. The President of the Council two weeks looking high school or college application. If the President of the Council shall approve the application as justified, the Centre puts other candidates rejected the replacement of experts, creating a new Evaluation Committee. 20. The accreditation process in the University or College of sequentially evaluated: 20.1. in accordance with the provisions of annex 2 – universities and colleges compliance with legislative or regulatory requirements (conformity assessment); 20.2. in accordance with the provisions laid down in annex 3 of the universities and colleges evaluation criteria. 21. the Centre within 10 working days after this provision set out in point 15 test assesses high school or college application, compliance with this provision in annex 2. While at the Center require quality national service within five working days to provide the information on detected irregularities in the high school or college to implement within the field of study and their corresponding courses, universities or colleges that infringement of the measures taken in the prevention and complaints received related to the field of study and the study programme implementation, as well as require it certification institution that performs the certification of persons in the area of regulated professions and in which the graduate school or College shall implement a study programme (hereinafter referred to as the certification authority) a maximum of five working days to provide information on the relevant measures of high school or college graduate programs. 22. If this provision 21 the assessment referred to in paragraph found significant non-compliance with the requirements of the law, the Council shall assess whether it is a sufficient basis for taking a decision on the refusal to accredit the University or College, or high school or college accreditation process continued under this provision the procedures laid down in chapter III. 23. The Evaluation Committee shall prepare a joint opinion, having regard to the provisions mentioned in the annex 3 of the University and College assessment criteria, University and College assessment methodology and the following sources of information: 23.1. high school or college self-assessment report; 23.2. the information provided by the certification authority, as well as quality public services, security services and the information provided by the observer for the high school or college if you have such information; 23.3. the results of the Evaluation Committee of experts visit the University or College, including meeting with the University's administrative and academic personnel, student, University Senate or College Council representatives; 23.4. field of study study program accreditation and licensing expert opinions and decisions. 24. The members of the Evaluation Committee, in preparing the joint opinion, mutually agree on these terms the criteria referred to in annex 3. If the Evaluation Commission members ' views about some of the criteria to be assessed are different, different view points in the joint opinion section. 25. If the Evaluation Commission does not contain sufficient information to provide the most comprehensive and objective common opinion, it requires additional information. 26. in the course of the visit the lessons learned and the main conclusions of the evaluation, the Commission shall consult with the appropriate school or college management, as well as academic staff and student representatives. 27. in the opinion of the Commission the joint assessment centre shall be submitted during the month following visits to the University or college. Center a copy of the joint opinion sent to the relevant university or college and be forwarded to the Council. 28. A University or college within 10 working days after this provision referred to in paragraph 27 of the Evaluation Committee of the joint opinion of the Centre may submit objections. If a university or college submit objections in the Centre for the evaluation of the joint opinion of the Commission, the Centre shall examine them and collect the certificate in accordance with the provisions of annex 4. 29. The members of the Council look at high school or College of the documents submitted, the assessment of the joint opinion drawn up by the Commission, the Centre's high school or college prepared conformity assessment, the provision referred to in paragraph 28 of the certificate (if any), as well as, where appropriate, with the actual conditions in the University or college and other information held by the Council. 30. The Council shall inform the relevant university or college for the consideration of the application of the inclusion in the agenda of the Council, in its examination of the date, time and place. 31. a decision on high school or college accreditation, the Council shall adopt, on the basis of this provision of the information referred to in paragraph 29 of the universities of the time limit laid down in the law. 10 working days after the decision, the Council issued a decision to the University or College, Ministry of education and science and the Center. 32. on the basis of the Council decision on high school or college credentials, the Center is five working days shall prepare and forward to the Ministry of education and science in high school or college credentials page (annex 5). The Ministry of education and science within 10 working days after high school or college credentials of receipt sent to the Centre by the Minister of education and science signed the high school or college credentials page. The Minister of education and science signed the high school or college credentials page Center for University or College, shall be issued and recorded it. 33. Council decision on the refusal to accredit the University or College may be accepted if: 33.1. joint evaluation of the Commission's opinion is negative; 33.2. high school or college academic staff qualifications do not meet the University requirements laid down in the law; 33.3. the study, knowledge base (including the library), facilities, and financial basis does not comply with the conditions of implementation of the programme of study; 20.8. violation of provisions relating to student self-governing autonomy, financing, and law; 33.5. universities and colleges established in conformity assessment high school or College activities in significant non-compliance with the higher education laws and regulatory requirements; 20.9. high school or College in action is found in violation of the laws or the certification body received a negative rating. 34. If the Council has adopted a decision to refuse accreditation to the University or College, graduate school or college you can re-submit the application no earlier than six months following the adoption of that decision. 35. The Council decision on high school or college accreditation or refusal to accredit the University or College may be challenged by the Ministry of education and science. Ministry of education and science of the decision may be appealed to the Court of Justice of the administrative procedure law. IV. Field of study for accreditation and the accreditation procedure for extraordinary 36. Field of study in higher education set in annex 6 of these rules. 37. to accredit courses, graduate school or college submit the University Rector in the Centre or college field of study signed an application for accreditation (accreditation application). 38. The accreditation application indicating: 38.1. high school or college; 38.2. the name of the field of study; 23.8. field of study for the course names and codes in accordance with the classification of education; 23.9. field of study for the course duration and scope of implementation; 38.5. field of study for the implementation of the programmes of study sites (universities, high schools or colleges, College of the branch branch) address, language, type and form of study, including distance learning; 24.0. requirements imposed on entering the field of study for the study programme; 24.0 corresponding direction Studio courses available degrees, professional qualifications or degrees and professional qualifications; 24.1. the person's name and job title, which University or college by sort with their field of accreditation-related issues. 39. application for accreditation shall be added to the field of study of the self-evaluation report, which include the provision of the information referred to in annex 7, and proof that the fee for accreditation of studies the direction is credited to the bank account of the Centre. Field of study for accreditation necessary data on a university or college that is included in the State and the Ministry of education and science, Center of registers require and receive from these records. 40. The accreditation of University or college application submitted in paper form, adding an identical application for accreditation is the electronic version of the electronic media, or in electronic form. Electronic form for the submission of applications for accreditation with a secure electronic signature in accordance with electronic document the conditions laid down in the law. 41. The accreditation application and accompanying documents shall be submitted in an official language with English translation. The accreditation application and its accompanying documents for a particular field of study, according to the study programme can be submitted in another language, if it meets the objectives of this programme and is consistent with the Accreditation Commission studies. In the case of a dispute, the national language is decisive in the documents submitted. 42. the Centre checks the accreditation application and the documents attached to it and, if necessary, request the missing information in writing. The information that the University or College Center submitted within 30 days after the request. 43. application for accreditation shall be returned to the applicant in such cases: 43.1. no payment for their field of accreditation; 43.2. not submitted all the information required pursuant to this provision, paragraph 39 and 42; 43.3. the document is not formatted according to the regulations laid down in document processing requirements. 44. the Centre requires a quality national service within five working days to provide the information on detected irregularities in the high school or college student to be evaluated under the direction and the implementation of the programme of study, high school or college action taken this breach prevention and received complaints related to the field of study and the study programme implementation, as well as require the certification body or the Department of Defense military protection within five working days to provide this field of study. 45. the direction of study field of study in the accreditation process of sequentially evaluated: 45.1. in accordance with the provisions of Annex 8 – field of study compliance with legislation requirements; 45.2. in accordance with the provisions laid down in annex 9 of the field of study of the evaluation criteria. 46. the Centre within 10 working days after this provision set out in paragraph 42 of the test assesses high school or college accreditation application, compliance with this provision in annex 8 of the Studio requirements for compliance with the direction. 47. If the rules referred to in paragraph 46 evaluation found significant non-compliance with laws and regulations, the Accreditation Commission studies whether it is a sufficient basis for taking a decision on the refusal to accredit study direction according to statutory school or field of study in the process of continued accreditation, according to this provision the procedures referred to in chapter IV. 48. Field of study field of study assessed by the Evaluation Committee. Panelists include five experts. Experts generally have experience in internal quality assurance systems and qualifications in the sector, which corresponds to the direction of study, assessed and one of which is delegated to the Latvian Student Union representative, one is the Latvian employers ' Confederation delegated representative and at least one expert is from abroad. Study of the direction of the Evaluation Committee Manager has previous experience of higher education external quality assessment. 49. Field of study for the assessment of the work of the Commission may participate, without the right to vote, in the Student Union of Latvia and the Latvian Ministry of education and Science Workers Union delegate observers and accreditation of study recommended by the Commission observers. 50. Within three working days after their field assessment the Commission approved the accreditation of the Commission Study, the Center shall inform the relevant university or college for the study of the direction of the Evaluation Commission. University or college within three working days may be expressed rejection of the field of study for the assessment of members of the Commission shall submit to the Commission for the accreditation of Study a written reasoned application in explaining the reasons for the rejection of the rejected courses for each direction of the Evaluation Committee member. Study Accreditation Commission two weeks looking high school or college application. If you study the Accreditation Commission approve the application for the support of, the Centre puts other candidates rejected the replacement of experts by creating a new field of study by the Evaluation Commission. 51. in the field of study for the assessment of the Commission, taking into account this provision 8.5. referred to the center of the field of study evaluation methodologies and this provision 9. field of study referred to in the annex to the evaluation criteria, evaluate the high school or college field of study quality, on the basis of the accreditation application and the attached documents. Center in cooperation with the University or College is organised by field of study for the Evaluation Commission visit the respective University or College (including subsidiaries, in which the intended field of study for the implementation of the programme of study). Direction of study, an evaluation Committee evaluating accreditation application and accompanying documents shall also take into account the actual circumstances in the University or college. If the field of study of the Evaluation Commission does not contain sufficient information to provide the most comprehensive and impartial joint opinion, the Centre provides additional information. 52. in the field of study of the members of the Evaluation Committee, in preparing the joint opinion, mutually agree on the assessment of the criteria. If one studies the direction of the Evaluation Committee members ' views about some of the criteria to be assessed are different, different view points in the joint opinion section. 53. Field of study for the assessment of the Commission during the month following visits to University or College in accordance with the provisions of annex 10 shall be prepared by the joint opinion and submit it to the Center. Center a copy of the joint opinion sent to the relevant university or college to study and pass the Accreditation Commission. 54. Field of study by the Commission for the assessment of the joint opinion drawn up, taking account of the following information sources: 54.1. field of study-self-assessment report; 54.2. learner and employer survey results, as well as the results of the survey of graduates field of study in the case of the current accreditation. The Centre shall develop and study the Accreditation Commission approves the student, employer and alumni survey required mandatory questions; 54.3.46. these provisions referred to in their field of conformity assessment; 54.4. the quality of education and service certification bodies in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 44 of the information provided; 54.5. Observer information about a field of study, if such information is provided; 54.6. field of study Evaluation Commission expert visits University or college results; 54.7. high school or College provided additional information, if their field assessment the Commission requested. 55. in the field of study of the Evaluation Commission visits over the course of the lessons learned and key findings discussed with the high school or college field of study, as well as academic staff and student representatives. 56. A University or college within 10 working days after this provision referred to in paragraph 53 of the joint opinion of the Centre may submit their objection. If a university or college submit in opposition to the Centre field of study for the assessment of the joint opinion of the Commission, the Centre shall examine, in accordance with the provisions of the annex summarizes the statement and submit it to the field of study of the appraisal Commission. 57. on the basis of this provision, paragraph 56 of the statement, the field of study assessment the Commission may specify the joint opinion and five working days after the receipt of the certificate, submit the opinion specified in the Center. 58. the members of the Commission for the accreditation of Study to look at the high school or college documents submitted under this provision in paragraph 46, the evaluation study direction of the Evaluation Committee, the joint opinion of the statement, if any, quality public services and information provided by the certification authority, if any, as well as, where appropriate, with the actual conditions in the University or college and other accreditation of study the information available to the Commission. 59. the Commission for the accreditation of Study shall inform the relevant university or college for the examination of application for accreditation of study include the Accreditation Commission's agenda, the date, time and place. 60. the decision on accreditation of study direction shall adopt courses of Universities Accreditation Commission within the time limit set by law. 61. If their field of study at the time of Accreditation Commission of accreditation, on the basis of the study carried out by the Centre in direction of conformity assessment or field of study for the assessment of the joint opinion of the Commission, finds that any of the relevant field of study in the respective study programs do not meet the requirements of the law, it may propose a program of study in the Licensing Commission to take a decision on the withdrawal of the licence to the respective study programme for University or college or propose to enter into a separate field of study is appropriate for this study program. 62. the Centre within 10 working days of the Commission for the accreditation of study of the decision issued by the University or college. If you study the Accreditation Commission has adopted a decision to accredit study direction or make changes to a field of study, accreditation centre within 10 working days after the decision is issued to the Ministry of education and science, a copy of the decision and the Center for the study of the direction of accreditation (annex 11). The Ministry of education and science within 10 working days of the decision of the Commission of accreditation of study copies and study direction of receipt issued by the accreditation Center of the Minister of education and science signed their field of accreditation page. The Minister of education and science signed their field of accreditation issued by the University, the Centre of the page, or the College, as well as register it. 63. To study the direction of current accreditation accredited for the appropriate field of study programmes in compliance with article 1 of the law school's condition laid down in point 1.1 (if the program of study in the Studio of licensed direction accreditation) certifies the relevant courses issued licence. 64. the Commission for the accreditation of Study may take a decision on the refusal to accredit study direction University or College University in the cases stipulated by law. 65. Study the Accreditation Commission's decisions can be challenged. The Center's decision may appeal to the Court of Justice of the administrative procedure law. 66. for each field of study in University or college accreditation self assessment report shall be prepared and published it in high school or college tīmekļvietn. Each year after the accreditation of University or college prepared a report on the activities of the development direction study and confirmed by the Senate of the University or College Council until next January 15. Report on the activities of the development direction study in high school or College shall submit to the Ministry of education and science or by the request of the Centre, as well as publish a high school or college tīmekļvietn. 67. the Centre until March 1 for the year to become familiar with the rules referred to in paragraph 66 of the report on activities of the developing field of study, as well as other information about the implementation of the study field of study concerned. If important deficiencies, the Center shall inform the Commission of accreditation of study. 68. the Minister for education and science shall take a decision on the accreditation of extraordinary field of study in University in the cases stipulated by law. 69. If the Minister of education and science decide on their field of accreditation, its extraordinary happens in accordance with the procedure referred to in this chapter. 70. the Commission of accreditation of study field of study within the extraordinary accreditation one of academia's law article 55.3 in the eighth part of the decision. V. Financing of 71. Accreditation, College and University field of study for accreditation costs as well as expenses related to the evaluation of changes in the direction of study, shall be covered under the Cabinet of Ministers approved price list from the high school or college funds. 72. a high school or college credentials and study the emergency direction for the extraordinary costs of accreditation in accordance with the Cabinet of Ministers approved price list shall be borne by the Ministry of education and science, the budgetary resources allocated to. VI. concluding issues 73. Be declared unenforceable in the Cabinet of Ministers of 25 September 2012 rules No. 668 "Universities, colleges and study direction of accreditation rules" (Latvian journal, 2012, 2013, 165. No; 82. no). 74. Applications for high school, College, or field of study, accreditation, filed up to the date of entry into force of the rules, be dealt with in accordance with the Cabinet of Ministers of 25 September 2012 rules No. 668 "Universities, colleges and study direction of accreditation rules", but the rules specified in annex 11. field of study the accreditation page. Prime Minister-Minister of traffic Anrij matīss, Minister of education and science Ladybug seile annex 1 Cabinet 14 July 2015 regulations no 407 high school or college self-assessment i. General requirements for self-evaluation report writes: 1) in a particular order, giving the statement and providing references; 2) in the light of the national literary and grammar rules, legal and academic terminology and spelling; 3) in assessing the progress achieved in the previous period and future prospects. II. Self-assessment 1 information to be included in high school or college goals and objectives, high school or college management structure. Strategic development documents are not to be added, if there is a reference to the tīmekļvietn, where this information is publicly available. 2. High school or College, its affiliates facilities quantity and quality indicators, including their suitability for field of study in high school or College, the corresponding implementation of study programs and associated research: 2.1. programmes of study conditions, facilities, infrastructure, laboratories, equipment and other logistical support; 2.2. the study, leisure and domestic conditions, including high school or college to ensure service of the hotel. 3. High school or college affiliates resource quantity and quality indicators for the field of study, their corresponding study programmes and related research: 3.1. informational resources: study programme for the implementation of training and scientific literature, electronic databases, including for use outside of the high school or college premises; 3.2. high school or college tasks and long-term development plan for the implementation of the necessary financial resources, or university or College is planning to allocate funds to purchase literature. 4. High school or college affiliates staff quantity and quality indicators for the field of study, their corresponding study programmes and related research: 4.1 academic recruitment and development policy; 4.2. Description: academic staff total number, structure, the number of persons who have a doctoral degree and master's degree, Professor, indicating the number of University or college and the status of elected viesdocētāj the associated academic staff; 4.3. administrative staff; 4.4. the teaching staff. 5. Internal quality assurance system of the University or College, including such descriptive information and adding references to supporting documents, which must be added to the annex: 5.1 quality assurance policy, its development and publicity; 5.2. the programme development and approval, continuous monitoring of the quality of study programmes; 5.3. to student interests centered process of study, student success evaluation; 5.4. undergraduate admissions, studying and study completion rules, processes, and compliance with the publicity; 5.5. academic staff recruitment and promotion mechanisms of professional qualifications; 5.6. study information management: data acquisition and use in decision-making; 5.7. information for the public: public information on a university or College activities, dissemination of information, the content and provide feedback to the public; 5.8. the periodic external quality assurance; 5.9. students, alumni and employers ' use of annual surveys, continuous monitoring of the quality of study programmes. 6. Organization and management of study: 6.1. field of study, field of study in the respective study programme; 6.2. number and composition student, changes, and duration of study courses are not completed ("dropouts"); 6.3. the student imatrikulācij criteria, admission to the subsequent stages of study and previous education or professional experience, achieve recognition of the results of the studies; 6.4. the student self-government; 6.5. the study, research and/or artistic creativity, social, advisory activities; 6.6. student research activity and/or artistic as part of a process of study, student scientific society, student research and creative work competitions, awards, bonuses, special scholarships; 6.7. the study, leisure and housing help and advice, student, studying motivation, the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills outside the Studio. 7. the activities of the high school or College Science and research or artistic innovation: 7.1. scientific or artistic innovation policy strategy and organisation; 7.2. scientific or artistic creativity results and achievements; 7.3. research or artistic creativity and teaching associations; 7.4. cooperation with Latvian and international partners in science and research or artistic creation. 8. High school or College, to ensure compliance with the study and research of labour market requirements: 8.1. high school or college graduate prospects in the labour market and the forecast for the next six years; 8.2. cooperation with graduate employers; 8.3. career support system for University or college. 9. international cooperation and internationalization: 9.1. high school or college international cooperation and internationalisation policy, its implementation and impact on the study and the research process; 9.2. study programmes or institutions of international certificates, accreditation, etc.; 9.3. the student and academic staff of international exchange quantitative indicators; 9.4. overseas experience in higher education, part of the credits acquired abroad and education of formal evaluation and recognition criteria and procedures as well as their compliance with the European Council on 11 April 1997, the Convention on the recognition of qualifications in the European region, which covers higher education. III. Annex 1. Self-assessment information about high school or College, shall, in their creation. 2. A University or college field of study, the implemented programmes, their implementation, form, language changes. 3. Student numbers by study programs over the past six years. 4. Academic staff list, stating the name and last name, academic title and degree, and the description of the dzīvesgait curriculum vitae Europass format. Information proving that the academic staff language knowledge complies with the rules on State language knowledge and language skills testing procedures of professional obligations, and that the implementation of the programme of study involved in the academic staff know at least B2 level of the implementation of the programme of study. 5. information which shows that the proportion of foreign guest lecturer academic staff in the University meet the statutory requirements. 6. Information proving that the academic courses required parts and limited choices in the implementation part of not less than five professors and associate professors together who are elected academic positions in the University, except for its academic programs, designed for fewer than 250 full time student. Information proving that the doctoral programme academic staff is composed of not less than five doctor, of which at least three are approved by the Latvian Science Council of experts at the science industry or industry sector, in which the programme intends to grant degrees. 7. Information proving that at least 50 percent of the total amount of academic work, not including the implementation of programs free selection parts, practices and implementation of the examination, provide the academic staff with the election site is the University or college. 8. Information proving that the academic staff remuneration in conformity with the provisions on teacher pay. 9. information certifying that the graduate school, Academy or University provides University Law article 3, first paragraph and paragraph 2 of the third paragraph the requirements of academic positions in the proportion of elected persons with doctoral degrees. 10. High school or college academic staff in the past six years recenzējamo editions published the most important scientific publications and creative activity (Studio direction). 11. With foreign universities or colleges concluded mutual agreements, academic staff and student mobility, information about study possibilities of aliens and the conditions. 12. the programme areas in the diploma and its annex. 13. information on the quality of education during the period of national service the results of inspections carried out and the gap. 14. more information about the University or college to be accredited, which is, after the applicant considers important. More information can be added as a university or college representative documents. Minister of education and science Ladybug seile annex 2 Cabinet 14 July 2015 regulations no 407 universities and colleges compliance with legislative requirements of the school, college or the name of the branch No. p. c. Meets does not meet the requirement (including reasons) meet some (stating the reasons or other information) 1. University or college established authority, elected Rector or Provost appointed acting or appointed Director of the College in accordance with the procedure laid down in the Law School 2. Constitution of the University or college Charter School have been confirmed by the Constitutional Council meeting or College 3. University or college studies implemented in direction of self-assessment reports are released on tīmekļvietn and the content is relevant to this provision in the annex 4 1. The program for the study of learning in diploma and a sample of the annex comply with the rules that determine the order in which the State recognized higher education documents 5. Courses in academic staff language knowledge complies with the rules on State language knowledge and language skills testing procedures of the professional obligations to carry 6. The proportion of foreign guest lecturer academic staff in the University meets the statutory requirements 7. In the implementation of the programme of study involved academic staff know at least B2 level courses in the language of implementation 8. Doctoral programmes academic staff is composed of not less than five doctor, of which at least three are approved by the Latvian Science Council of experts at the science industry or industry sector, in which the programme is planning a scientific degree 9. Academic courses in the academic staff of the universities Act complies with article 55 the first part of the third requirements set out in paragraph 10. Academic staff remuneration in conformity with the provisions on teacher pay 11. Study the model contract in compliance with the regulations on the study be included in the contract conditions 12. The student self-government receives funding under the higher education Act 53 in the fourth paragraph of article requirements 13. In the reporting period, the quality of the education service is the result of the checks carried out and taken into account the deficiencies prevent the Minister of education and science Ladybug seile annex 3 Cabinet 14 July 2015 regulations no 407 universities and colleges evaluation criteria 1. High school or college goals and objectives, clarity, accessibility, links with the science requirements, high school or college academic staff goals and objectives, student interests and needs. This management structure above. 2. High school or college and its affiliates facilities quantity and quality compliance with directions of study in University or in College, those corresponding to implementation study programmes and related research: 2.1. programmes of study conditions, facilities, infrastructure, laboratories, equipment and other logistical support; 2.2. the study, leisure and domestic conditions, including high school or college to ensure service of the hotel. 3. High school or college and its affiliate the quantity and quality of resources in compliance with the field of study and their corresponding study programmes and related research: 3.1. informational resources: study programme for the implementation of training and scientific literature, databases, including for use outside of the high school or college premises (or provides access to library resources, or information is being updated, renewed and purchased the latest literature); 3.2. high school or college tasks and long-term development plan for the implementation of the necessary financial resources (or financial resources are sufficient for high school or College, or the operation of financial planning is carried out and to attract additional funding, or are intended to grant funds to supplement the resources of the library and the electronic database subscriptions). 4. High school or college and its affiliate the quantity and quality of staff compliance with the field of study and their corresponding study programmes and related research: 4.1 academic recruitment and development policy and its effect on high school or college attainment of the objectives of the action (or develop criteria for the selection of academic staff or support academic staff development); 4.2. the qualification of academic staff compliance with the laws and regulations in the field of higher education and the requirements for the course of study (or academic staff are provided training, or are carried out academic staff regularly assess aptitude); 4.3. high school or college administrative and teaching support staff compliance with the high school or college operating objectives and targets (or provides administrative and educational support staff availability). 5. Internal quality assurance system in compliance with the University or College in high school or college objectives, assessing such internal quality assurance system: 5.1 quality assurance policy, its development and publicity, in assessing whether and to what extent it meets the following requirement: "universities or colleges should create a policy for quality assurance, which are available to the public and form part of the institution's strategic management. Internal stakeholders, this policy should be developed and implemented through appropriate structures and processes and the involvement of external stakeholders. " 5.2. the programme development and approval, continuous monitoring of the quality of study programmes, assessing whether and to what extent it meets the following requirement: "University or College must establish mechanisms for the development and approval of the program. Programs should be designed to meet the targets, including the planned teaching results. In the resulting qualifications must be clearly defined and explained, and it must apply to the right of the national qualifications framework for higher education level and so also on the European area of higher education qualifications. " 5.3. to student interests centered process of study, student success evaluation in assessing whether and to what extent it meets the following requirement: "University or College must ensure that the programmes are implemented, encouraging students to participate actively in the learning process, and student assessment reflects this approach." 5.4. undergraduate admissions, studying and study completion rules, processes, and compliance with the publicity, assessing whether and to what extent it meets the following requirement: "University or College must apply predefined and published rules, which apply to all students in the" life cycle "phase – reception of students, development, recognition and award of degrees."; 5.5. academic staff recruitment and promotion mechanisms for vocational qualifications, assessing whether and to what extent it meets the following requirement: "University or college to make sure that your teacher competence. Recruitment and professional development should use fair and transparent mechanisms. "; 5.6. study information management: data acquisition and use in decision-making, assessing whether and to what extent it meets the following requirement: "University or College must ensure that it collects, analyzes and uses information that is required for the program and other activities efficient management."; 5.7. information for the public: public information on a university or College activities, information content, its distribution and feedback with the community in assessing whether and to what extent it meets the following requirement: "University or college publishes information on its activities (including study programmes). The information must be clear, accurate, unbiased, up-to-date and readily available. "; 5.8. the periodic external quality assurance, assessing whether and to what extent it meets the following requirement: "University or college periodically performs external quality assurance". 6. Organization and management studies of the University or college field of study and their corresponding study programmes and related research, and/or the artistic creativity: 6.1. field of study, field of study in the respective study programme; 6.2. number and composition student, changes, and duration of study courses are not completed ("dropouts"); 6.3. the student imatrikulācij criteria, admission to the subsequent stages of study and previous education or professional experience, achieve recognition of the results of the studies; 6.4. the student self-government; 6.5. the study, research and/or artistic creativity, social, advisory activities; 6.6. student research activity and/or artistic as part of a process of study, student scientific society, student research and creative work competitions, awards, bonuses, special scholarships; 6.7. the study, leisure and housing, assistance and advice to undergraduate, studying motivation, the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills outside the Studio. 7. the activities of the high school or College Science and research or artistic creativity and its compliance with the high school or college field of study and their corresponding study programmes and related research: 7.1. scientific or artistic innovation policy strategy and organisation; 7.2. scientific or artistic creativity results and achievements; 7.3. research or artistic creativity and teaching associations; 7.4. cooperation with Latvian and international partners in science and research or artistic creation. 8. High school or College, to ensure compliance with the study and research of labour market requirements: 8.1. high school or college graduate prospects in the labour market and the forecast for the next six years; 8.2. cooperation with graduate employers; 8.3. career support system for University or college. 9. International cooperation and internationalization of the University or college objectives, field of study and their corresponding study programmes and related research: 9.1. high school or college international cooperation and internationalisation policy, its implementation and impact on the study and the research process; 9.2. study programmes or institutions of international certificates, accreditation, etc.; 9.3. the student and academic staff of international exchange quantitative indicators; 9.4. overseas experience in higher education, part of the credits acquired abroad and education of formal evaluation and recognition criteria and procedures as well as their compliance with the European Council on 11 April 1997, the Convention on the recognition of qualifications in the European region, which covers higher education. Minister of education and science Ladybug seile annex 4 Cabinet 14 July 2015 regulations no 407 high school or College guidance on universities, colleges and study direction of the Joint Evaluation Committee opinion perceived errors of fact No. p. c. University, college or study the direction of the joint opinion of the Evaluation Committee found errors that after high school or College are made more precise (with page number) in high school or college proposal clarification, Curt rationale 1.     ..     ..    
Minister of education and science Ladybug seile annex 5 cabinet 14 July 2015 regulations no 407 (the big coat of arms of Latvia), Riga accreditation page no _____ _____ (accreditation page number) (high school or college name in the dative) (high school or college registered office and education institutions registry number of the registration certificate) (high school or college affiliates and affiliate legal address) have the right to issue the national recognized diplomas accredited study programmes at the University Learning constitutional approval in the Cabinet or the Parliament, or the College Charter, approval of the Cabinet of Ministers the reasons: higher education Council ______. year _____. ___ _____ ___ decision No Minister for education and Science (name) ____. "___. ______.     (date)    
Minister of education and science Ladybug seile annex 6 Cabinet 14 July 2015 regulations no 407 field of study in higher education 1. education, pedagogy and sport. 2. Art. 3. Religion and theology. 4. History and philosophy. 5. Language and cultural studies, native studies and language programs. 6. Translation. 7. Psychology. 8. Sociology, political science and anthropology. 9. The economy. 10. Information and communication sciences. 11. the management, administration and real estate management. 12. Law science. 13. Wildlife Science. 14. Geography and Earth science. 15. in chemistry, chemical engineering and biotechnology. 16. Physics, materials science, mathematics and statistics. 17. Information technology, computing, electronics, telecommunications, computer, and computer science. 18. Mechanics and engineering, siltumenerģētik, siltumtehnik and mašīnzinīb. 19. Energy, electrical engineering and elektrotehnoloģij. 20. production and processing. 21. the architecture and construction. 22. Agriculture, forestry, fisheries, veterinary and food hygiene. 23. Health care. 24. Social Welfare. 25. Hotel and restaurant services, tourist and recreational organization. 26. Transport services. 27. The protection of the environment. 28. Internal Security and civil protection. 29. Military defence
Minister of education and science Ladybug seile annex 7 Cabinet 14 July 2015 regulations no 407 study direction self-assessment i. General requirements for self-evaluation report writes: 1) in a particular order, giving the statement and providing references; 2) in the light of the national literary and grammar rules, legal and academic terminology and spelling; 3) in assessing the progress achieved in the previous period and future prospects. II. Field of study structure of self-evaluation study direction 1 self assessment consists of: 1. field of study characteristics as a whole; 1.2. each field of study the study programme (hereinafter the programme); 1.3. Summary of field of study and the study programme of the existing development assessment and development plans and the sustainability of public finances; 1.4. field of study the self-evaluation report. III. characteristics of the field of study field of study 2 development strategy, common objectives and their relation to University or College's overall development strategy. Strategic development documents are not to be added, if there is a reference to the tīmekļvietn, where this information is publicly available. 3. Field of study for the course set, its basic principles, perspectives of development evaluation of Latvia's development programming documents of the national development priorities. 4. Field of study and study program for compliance with the demand of the labour market, employers ' survey results. 5. Study the direction of the strengths and weaknesses, opportunities, and threats analysis. 6. Field of study: management of the governance structure. 7. Field of study resources (including financial resources) and logistical support: 7.1 financial resources corresponding to their field of study programmes, as well as academic staff research (creative) activity. The use of financial resources and sustainability. Funding for the purchase of literature and electronic database subscriptions; 7.2. field of study in high school or college academic staff qualifications, its compliance with the field of study for the implementation of the programme of study; 7.3. the directional methodical studies, communication (including library, resource) and logistical support, its compliance with the regulatory profession they teach relevant legislative requirements. 8. Scientific Research (creativity) field of study, including research in the institutional organization, field of study involved in the implementation of the academic staff research (creative) activity, student involvement in research (in creative) projects, as well as participation in international projects, the Latvian Science Council and other institutions projects financed in the period. 9. information on external relations: 9.1. cooperation with employers, professional bodies in Latvia and abroad; 9.2. high school or college international cooperation and internationalisation policy field of study in the context of the implementation of its implementation and impact on the study and the research process; 9.3. the student and academic staff of international exchange quantitative indicators; 5.8. cooperation with Latvian and foreign universities and colleges, which implemented similar field of study and a similar study programmes, indicating, or university or College have cooperation with other University or college libraries; 9.5. study programmes or institutions of international certificates, credentials, etc. 10. the quality and warranty: 10.1. annual field of study and the study of positive and negative characteristics, changes, development and planning consultation, internal self-assessment and quality improvement systems for continuous operation; 10.2. internal quality system compliance with the requirements of the standards and guidelines for quality assurance in the European higher education area, developed by the European Association for quality assurance in higher education; 10.3. the continuation of study options and financial guarantees if eliminating or reorganize some of the field of study in the respective study programmes or other changes. IV. Description of the study programme 11. Study Programme name, degree, obtained professional qualifications or degrees and professional qualifications, goals and objectives. 12. the programme envisaged in the study results. 13. Admission rules (in particular the requirements in starting a study program). If the programme is to be implemented in foreign languages is reflektant language aptitude test. 14. Programme Planning (course of study and study modules list and its kredītpunkto, the breakdown by program of study required, limited choices or free choice parts, including their scope, implementation planning, kredītpunkto). 15. practical implementation of the program of study (study of the methods used and the forms, distance learning methods). Evaluation system (educational criteria and assessment methods of study results and evaluation, examination forms and procedures). 16. Study programs Alumni employment perspectives, giving opinions with references to sources of information. 17. The previous accreditation in the field of study (if one has been) or studies within particular licensing programme for the implementation of the recommendations received (if they were). 18. in Annex study programme characteristics: 18.1. course of study and study modules (if any) descriptions, adding the study course descriptions in the languages in which the studies are implemented; 18.2. study programme content compliance with national education standards for academic or professional standard and professional higher education national standards and regulations in higher education, including if the qualification is a regulated profession; 18.3. the study programme costs and calculations; 18.4. a comparison with one of the same level and the same field of study corresponding to the Latvian (if similar programmes are being implemented in Latvia) and at least two European Union countries approved University or college study programmes; 18.5. information about the student throughout the reference period: 18.5.1. student number, indicating the breakdown of the study programmes, implementation shapes (separate indication of distance learning), languages, affiliates; 18.5.2. in the first year of study the student number imatrikulēt; 18.5.3. the graduate (if any); 18.6. the survey results summary of student satisfaction with the quality of the study and use of quality supervision; 11.6. the survey results summary of graduate satisfaction with the quality of the study and use of quality supervision; 12.8. the student self-government and participation in the development process of study. V. Summary of their field development plans and study direction 19. course evaluation perspective, taking into account national-level development programming documents put national development priorities, tasks the European Union common strategy implementation, as well as courses in compliance with the European higher education area-building recommendations. Vi. Field of study-annex 20. self-assessment study program listing, indicating their amount kredītpunkto, Studio type, shape, including the separate indication of distance, language and place of implementation, the degrees, degrees and professional qualifications or professional qualifications. 21. Field of study involved in the implementation of the academic staff, including their qualifications and duties, as well as courses and the part that each of the academic staff will be implemented. 22. Field of study involved in the implementation of academic staff in the main scientific publications, creativity and education reading list in the reporting period. 23. Field of study-units involved in the implementation (such as Chair, Professor, laboratory of the Institute of Group) listing by specifying their tasks and specific field of study courses. 24. in the implementation of the field of study of teaching support staff required, specifying its tasks and specific field of study courses. 25. Field of study involved in the implementation of academic staff in scientific research or artistic innovation biographical Europass format.
26. the contracts or those issued certificates that provide practice as well as rules of practice. 27. Written agreements with the participating university or college for the joint study of the development and implementation of the programme, if the field of study is a joint program of study. 28. the document proving that the joint study programme has been recognised in the relevant foreign country in order to meet the common field of study the study that is being implemented in conjunction with a foreign university or college. 29. If the field of study has been accredited in the past, information about the direction of the previous studies on the implementation of the recommendations expressed by the accreditation results and elimination of the deficiencies found. 30. Other documents after high school or college. Minister of education and science Ladybug seile Annex 8 Cabinet 14 July 2015 regulations no 407 study direction on compliance with the legislative requirements of the school, college or the name of the branch name of field of study study program name no p. k. Meets does not meet the requirement (including reasons) meet part (including reasons) 1. The program for the study of learning in diploma and a sample of the annex comply with the arrangements whereby the State recognized higher education supporting documents 2. Documents proving that the case study program, the applicant provides eliminates the courses the student an opportunity to continue education in another program or another University or College (financial justification or a contract with other accredited universities or colleges) 3. Courses in academic staff language knowledge complies with the rules on State language knowledge and language skills testing procedures of the professional obligations to exercise 4. Doctoral programmes academic staff is composed of not less than five doctor, of which at least three are approved by the Latvian Science Council of experts at the science industry or industry sector, in which the programme is planning to degree 5. Academic courses in the academic staff of the universities Act complies with article 55 the first part of the third requirements set out in paragraph 6. Academic staff remuneration meet the educators pay provisions 7. The study sample is consistent with the Treaty of the Treaty to be in Studio conditions 8. Course descriptions and study materials are prepared in all languages which program of study is 9. If, after learning of the study programme is granted professional qualifications, professional skills the profession standard is valid 10. If academic courses that study in less than 250 full-time student, have received the higher education Council opinion in accordance with article 55 of the Law School's second part 11. The course content of distribution complies with the national standards in higher education 12. Kontaktstund corresponds to the national standards in higher education 13. In the reporting period, the quality of the education service is the result of the checks carried out and taken into account the deficiencies prevent the Minister of education and science Ladybug seile 9. attachment Cabinet 14 July 2015 regulations no 407 study direction evaluation criteria 1. Field of study as a whole and the actuality of the study programme, objectives and tasks, clarity, accessibility, compliance with the high school or College's overall strategic development. 2. Field of study management: 2.1. field of study the effectiveness of the governance structure; 2.2. the democratic principles of the field of study and study program management, clearly defined administrative staff, academic staff and student duties and responsibilities. 3. Field of study resources and support: 3.1. financial resources corresponding to their field of study programmes and student self-government activities, as well as academic staff research (creative) activity. The use of financial resources and sustainability; 3.2. field of study in high school or college academic staff qualifications and professionalism, compliance with the field of study for the implementation of the programme of study; 3.3. field of study-methodical, informational (including library resources) and logistical support, its compliance with the regulatory profession they teach relevant legislative requirements. 4. Scientific research organization in the field of study and high school or college academic staff and student research (creative) business: 4.1 Research (creative) business organisation and the institutional structure, the resources allocated to research; 4.2. academic staff involvement in scientific research (creative) business, scientific research topic in actuality and relevance to their field and the course content, publication of research international recenzējamo editions, international publicity, such as exhibitions, shows, performance and/or practical use, inclusion in innovative activity. Doctoral program (if implemented) linking with matching grants and (or) projects; 4.3. student involvement in research (creative) business, scientific research topics with study objectives and expected results of the study, student engagement in national and international research and creative projects in (in art). 5. cooperation and internationalization of the field of study of the development of objectives, field of study, according to the studies for the implementation of the programme and the related research: 5.1. cooperation with other universities or colleges, scientific institutions, international organisations; 5.2. high school or college cooperation and internationalisation policy, its implementation and impact on the study and research of the study process; 5.3. programmes or institutions of international certificates, accreditation, etc.; 5.4. the student and academic staff of international exchange quantitative indicators; 5.5. overseas experience in higher education, part of the credits acquired abroad and education of formal evaluation and recognition criteria and procedures as well as their compliance with the European Council on 11 April 1997, the Convention on the recognition of qualifications in the European region, which covers higher education. 6. internal quality system efficacy study of development direction objectives, assessing such internal quality assurance systems: 6.1 quality assurance policy, its development and publicity, in assessing whether and to what extent it meets the following requirement: "universities or colleges should create a policy for quality assurance, which are available to the public and form part of the institution's strategic management. Internal stakeholders, this policy should be developed and implemented through appropriate structures and processes and the involvement of external stakeholders. " 6.2. the programme development and approval, continuous monitoring of the quality of study programmes, assessing whether and to what extent it meets the following requirement: "University or College must establish mechanisms to develop programs of study and approval. Programs should be designed to meet the targets, including the planned teaching results. Study for qualifications in the program must be clearly defined and explained, and it must apply to the right of the national qualifications framework for higher education level and so also on the European area of higher education qualifications. " 6.3. interest of the student-centered process of study, student success evaluation in assessing whether and to what extent it meets the following requirement: "University or College must ensure that the programmes are implemented, encouraging students to participate actively in the learning process, and student assessment reflects this approach." 6.4. student admissions, studying and study completion rules, processes, and compliance with the publicity, assessing whether and to what extent it meets the following requirement: "University or College must apply predefined and published rules, which apply to all students in the" life cycle "phase – reception of students, development, recognition and award of degrees."; 6.5. academic staff recruitment and promotion mechanisms for vocational qualifications, assessing whether and to what extent it meets the following requirement: "University or college to make sure that your teacher competence. Recruitment and professional development should use fair and transparent mechanisms. "; 6.6. study information management: data acquisition and use in decision-making, assessing whether and to what extent it meets the following requirement: "University or College must ensure that it collects, analyzes and uses information that is required for courses and other activities efficient management."; 4.2. information for the public: public information on a university or College activities, information content, its distribution and feedback with the community in assessing whether and to what extent it meets the following requirement: "University or college publishes information on its activities (including programs). The information must be clear, accurate, unbiased, up-to-date and readily available. "; 4.2. periodic external quality assurance, assessing whether and to what extent it meets the following requirement: "University or college periodically performs external quality assurance." 7. The previous accreditation in the field of study (if one has been) the implementation of the recommendations received. 8. the name of the program you want the degree, professional qualifications or degrees and professional qualifications, goals and objectives, of conditions for cross-compliance. 9. the study content: the content of study 9.1 compliance programs goals and objectives. Compliance with the content of the study to the degree obtained, degrees and professional qualifications or professional skills, qualifications and professions laws and regulatory requirements; 9.2. field of study programmes for the relevancy of design programs and objectives; 9.3. the field of study for the course and part of the coherence with the Latvian and the common European education area requirements, including any field of study corresponding to courses in comparison with one of the same level and the same field of study corresponding to the Latvian (if similar programmes are being implemented in Latvia) and at least two European Union countries approved University or college studies programs. 10. Programme resources and support: 10.1. financial resources for the implementation of the programme of study and student self-government activities, as well as academic staff research (creative) activity. The use of financial resources and sustainability; 10.2. courses in high school or college involved academic staff qualifications and professionalism, compliance with the implementation of the programme of study; 10.3. study programme guide, informative (including library resources) and logistical support, its compliance with the regulatory profession they teach relevant legislative requirements. 11. Courses in graduate employment prospects. 12. The previous accreditation in the field of study (if one has been) or studies within particular licensing programme for the implementation of the recommendations received (if they were). Minister of education and science Ladybug Sale 10. attachment Cabinet 14 July 2015 regulations no 407 field of study Evaluation Commission joint opinion on the direction of the evaluation study 1. for each quality aspect of the overall assessment of the expert to give four-ball scale and a short comment describing the positive factors identified deficiencies, suggestions for improvement potential threats, as well as provide information about what facts or material evidence of the assessment. 2. the marked balls indicate mainly implementing compliance with the objectives and tasks. Assessment scale no p. k. Field of study explanation of rating rating (points) 1. In the context of the criteria evaluated field of study is an excellent level. Performance evaluation of excellent character in all the sub criteria. In this, the highest rating level, in the context of the evaluated criteria can be observed in some minor flaws that prevention does not require major improvements, 4 2. In the context of the criteria evaluated studies of direction is at a good level, meets all the requirements. Strengths is the predominate, and there has been a significant failure. Identified weaknesses are easily preventable 3 3. In the context of the criteria evaluated field of study meets the minimum requirements. Performance is characterized by a relatively high proportion of deficiencies and serious shortcomings in the index. Gap requires a carefully planned operation, as well as long-term stakeholders ' support and additional resources 2 4. In the context of the criteria evaluated study direction does not meet the minimum requirements, with the predominate is a serious deficiency in the expert 1 name the name of the high school or college field of study field of study of the name of the external evaluation of the programme of study visits to date I. Field of study management 1.1. direction or study relevant courses are based include the direction of study, have created a succession of levels of different study programmes, courses and types of code in sight?
Assessment of the justification of the balls, Or the direction of study 1.2 of the strengths and weaknesses, opportunities, and threats analysis carried out qualitatively and objectively assessed or field of study in the development of the internal and external conditions?
Rating rationale 1.3. balls, Or field of study in the planning and implementation of development respects the needs of the labour market?
Rating rationale 1.4. balls, Or field of study in the management of the implementation is effective direction of study objectives, democratic, with a well-defined administrative staff, academic staff and student duties and responsibilities?
Rating rationale balls II. Field of study resources and security 2.1. financial resources corresponding to their field of study programmes and provide enough control of their use and sustainability?
Rating rationale 2.2. balls, Or field of study in high school or college academic staff professionalism is high enough quality for the implementation of the study, in terms of professional qualifications according to sector and higher education didactics and meets the appropriate field of study for the implementation of the programme of study? Or field of study in the Faculty of English or other foreign language knowledge is the sufficient level to be able to prepare and implement programmes or individual parts of it in a foreign language?
Rating rationale 2.3 balls Or course of study, study materials, knowledge base, including library resources, meet the field of study in a study programme objectives, the nature, form, in particular distance learning, and language? Is there a means to replenish the resources of the library (for the purchase of literature and electronic database subscriptions)?
Assessment of the justification of the balls 2.4. field of study-methodical and informative, including libraries, periodicals and electronic resources, the security is sufficient for current scientific knowledge and professional areas of study requirements based implementation and the development of scientific research and meets the relevant professions regulatory legislative requirements?
Rating rationale balls 2.5. library facilities are open to undergraduate and convenient services, equipment, it does encourage independent study?
Assessment of the justification of the balls, Or 2.6 Administrative and technical staff support is sufficient to ensure that the results of the study?
Rating rationale balls 2.7. direction of study on the provision of facilities, such as specific laboratories, equipment, Studio, meet the field of study to be carried out within the framework of programme needs and modern technological development level and that the classrooms are equipped with enough electrical connection the number of student laptops?
Assessment of the justification of the balls III. Scientific research and academic staff and student research or creative work 3.1. Or scientific or creative work organisation and institutional structure is effective?
Rating rationale 3.2 balls Or resources are allocated to research needs? Or academic staff (creative) research work, including participation in scientific conferences or artistic innovation activities are scheduled and paid from the budget of the universities and colleges?
Rating rationale 3.3 balls Or student research (creative) work, including participation in scientific conferences or artistic innovation activities are scheduled and paid from the budget of the universities and colleges?
Rating rationale 3.4 balls Or academic staff research or creative work is topical and topics related to the field of study and the course content?
Rating rationale 3.5 balls Or student research or creative work is topical and topics related to the field of study and the course content?
Rating rationale 3.6 balls or study results have been published internationally available and recenzējamo editions (exhibitions, shows, performance, etc.) or used in practice?
Rating rationale 3.7 balls or learning program is associated with the appropriate grants or projects?
Rating rationale balls 3.8 other comments, if any, with regard to science-based implementation of study field of study.

IV. Cooperation and internationalization 4.1 Or the direction of undergraduate study is the opportunity to study individual modules of study, courses of study or undergo practice (fully or partially) the other Latvian University or college courses?
Rating rationale 4.2 Or balls, is the opportunity to study individual modules of study, courses of study or undergo practice (fully or partly) another foreign university or college courses, for example, has cooperation agreements on joint study programmes or modules of study implementation, for academic staff exchange?
Rating rationale 4.3 balls or academic staff exchanges and other cooperation projects?
Rating rationale 4.4 Or balls, is provided by the international student mobility, Erasmus and other cooperation projects?
Rating rationale 4.5 balls Or cooperation with employers ' organizations and other partners have an impact on the field of study of implementation?
Rating rationale balls 4.6. Other comments, if any, relating to the field of study management and cooperation with Latvian and international partners.

V. quality assurance and warranty 5.1 the quality policy, its development and publicity, in assessing whether and to what extent, satisfy the following requirement: "universities or colleges should create a policy for quality assurance, which are available to the public and form part of the institution's strategic management. Internal stakeholders, this policy should be developed and implemented through appropriate structures and processes and the involvement of external stakeholders. "?
Rating rationale balls 5.2 Or study programme development and approval, continuous monitoring of the quality of study programmes, assessing whether and to what extent, satisfy the following requirement: "University or College must establish mechanisms for the development and approval of the program. Programs should be designed to meet the targets, including the planned teaching results. In the resulting qualifications must be clearly defined and explained, and it must apply to the right of the national qualifications framework for higher education level and so also on the European area of higher education qualifications. "?
Rating rationale 5.3 Or balls to student interests centered process of study, student success evaluation in assessing whether and to what extent, satisfy the following requirement: "University or College must ensure that the programmes are implemented, encouraging students to participate actively in the learning process, and student assessment reflects this approach."?
Rating rationale 5.4 Or balls, student admissions, studying and study completion rules, processes, and compliance with the publicity, assessing whether and to what extent, satisfy the following requirement: "University or College must apply predefined and published rules, which apply to all students in the" life cycle "phase – reception of students, development, recognition and award of degrees."?
Rating rationale 5.5 balls Or academic staff recruitment and promotion mechanisms for vocational qualifications, assessing whether and to what extent, satisfy the following requirement: "University or college to make sure that your teacher competence. Recruitment and professional development should use fair and transparent mechanisms. "?
Rating rationale 5.6 balls or study information management: data acquisition and use in decision-making, assessing whether and to what extent, satisfy the following requirement: "University or College must ensure that it collects, analyzes and uses information that is required for the program and other activities efficient management."?
Rating rationale 5.7 Or balls made public information on a university or College activities, information content, its distribution and feedback with the community in assessing whether and to what extent, satisfy the following requirement: "University or college publishes information on its activities (including programs). The information must be clear, accurate, unbiased, up-to-date and easily accessible. "?
Rating rationale 5.8 balls or periodic external quality assurance, assessing whether and to what extent, satisfy the following requirement: "University or college periodically performs external quality assurance."?
Rating rationale balls 6. previous accreditation if it has been the introduction of the recommendations received.
Rating rationale balls VI. Courses in evaluation (field of study) (field of study the study programme name and code) Note. If the programme is implemented in multiple languages, study, especially in distance learning, branches, each criterion will be assessed for each relevant study programme implementation variant.
Assessment scale no p. k. Course rating explanation of rating (points) 1. In the context of the criteria evaluated studies program is an excellent level. Performance evaluation of excellent character in all the sub criteria. In this, the highest rating level, in the context of the evaluated criteria can be observed in some minor flaws that prevention does not require major improvements, 4 2. In the context of the criteria evaluated courses is at a good level, meets all the requirements. Strengths is the predominate, and there has been a significant failure. Identified weaknesses are easily preventable 3 3. In the context of the criteria evaluated courses meets the minimum requirements. Performance is characterized by a relatively high proportion of deficiencies and serious shortcomings in the index. Gap requires a carefully planned operation, as well as long-term stakeholders ' support and additional resources 2 4. In the context of the criteria evaluated studies program does not meet minimum requirements, the predominate is incomplete in any material Or courses 1 1. content and obtain a degree, professional qualifications or degrees and professional qualifications meet the programs name?
Rating rationale 2. balls Or courses in reception conditions are appropriate to the program goals and objectives?
Rating rationale 3. balls, Or study programme corresponds to the contents of the study programme aims and objectives?
Rating rationale 4. balls Or courses the content is relevant to the degree obtained, degrees and professional qualifications or vocational qualification (professional standards), as well as qualifications requirements?
Rating rationale 5. balls, Or academic and doctoral programmes of study content is relevant to current scientific knowledge in the relevant industry?
Rating rationale 6 balls, Or the student capacity of learning meet 40 academic hours of work per credit?
Rating rationale 7. balls, Or professional study programme in practice is related and content correspond to the theoretical part? Or learning program (if it is a professional program of study) is created in accordance with the objectives of the Organization and management of practice, practice tasks are clearly defined, instructions and guidelines are available and are controlled?
Rating rationale 8 balls Or courses in design and course of study and the content of the modules, the allocation is a quality, relevant programs and objectives and planned results of the study?
Rating rationale 9 balls. If the programme is implemented in distance learning, or is specifically structured training materials, the Organization of study process for individual learning pace, particularly organized educational achievement assessment, as well as various technical and electronic means of communication?
Rating rationale 10 balls or admission requirements are a sufficient study results and student admission is in accordance with the approved procedures and criteria?
Rating rationale 11. balls, Or have the ability to recognize previously not obtained formal education and professional experience and it is used?
Rating rationale 12 balls, Or closing jobs or other indicators certify that study results are being attained? Or confirmed by the study program graduates and employers?
Rating rationale 13 balls, Or program development, validation and updating of information takes place in accordance with the field of study of the procedure approved by management?
Assessment of the justification for the 14 balls, or training (courses) in the planning and monitoring of the process, in the course of learning and quality control in accordance with the field of study of the procedure approved by management?
Rating rationale Or 15 balls, course development, updating the description and use in accordance with the field of study of the procedure approved by management?
Rating rationale 16 balls, Or the implementation of a programme of study in high school or college academic staff professionalism is high enough quality for the implementation of the study, in terms of professional qualifications according to sector and higher education didactic point of view? Or courses in the Faculty of English or other foreign language knowledge is the sufficient level to be able to prepare and implement programmes or individual parts of it in a foreign language?
Rating rationale 17. balls Or courses teaching and communication, including library books, periodicals and electronic resources, the security is sufficient for current scientific knowledge and professional areas of study requirements based implementation and the development of scientific research and with the profession or the regulatory requirements of the laws? Or library is available in sufficient quantities in the course descriptions included in the compulsory literature?
Rating rationale 18 balls, Or study programme logistical support, such as specific laboratories, equipment, Studio, meet the field of study within the framework of the implementation of the programme and study the modern level of technology development?
Rating rationale 19 balls, Or necessary for the implementation of the programme of infrastructure, information and technical support compliance and improvement under the direction of study procedures approved by management?
Rating rationale 20 balls Or study program is sustainable from the graduate employment prospects?
Rating rationale 21 balls, the previous accreditation field of study (if one has been) or studies within particular licensing programme for the implementation of the recommendations received (if they were).
Rating rationale 22 balls, recommended measures and the obligatory challenges identified and prevention programmes for advancement and development.

23. other information, comments, from the direction of study Evaluation Committee or individual expert.
 
Minister of education and science Ladybug seile annex 11 cabinet 14 July 2015 regulations no 407 (the great Latvian National coat-of-arms) in field of study in Riga for accreditation page no _____ _____ (the accreditation registration number of the page) (high school or college name in the dative) is entitled to implement the direction of accredited courses (field of study name in the nominative case) and field of study field of study corresponding to the accreditation page no _____ annex study programme and assign appropriate degrees , degrees and professional qualifications or professional qualifications (the name of a field of study in the nominative case) accredited to the _____. year _____. ____ _____ ____ Grounds: a study of the Accreditation Commission hearings _ _ _. year __. ___ _____ ___ decision No Minister for education and Science (name) ____. "___. ______.     (date)    
Annex study direction (the direction of study name nominative) accreditation page no ____ no study programme p. k. name code amount kredītpunkto type and form of implementation, in particular the implementation of distance learning site to be granted degree/professional qualification courses in the language of implementation the Minister of education and Science (first name, last name) ____. "___. ______.     (date)    
Minister of education and science Ladybug seile