The Independent Agency for Accreditation and Rating (hereinafter - IAAR) invites you to take part in the work of the II Central Asian International Forum on Quality Assurance in Education with the participation of European networks.

The forum will be held on October 16, 2018 in the city of Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan.

The aim of the Forum is to create an international dialogue platform for discussion and exchange of best practices in the development of quality assurance, accreditation and rating research, expansion of cooperation with the international networks and agencies that promote the development of a quality culture and the formation of a professional community for external assessment.

Representatives of the Ministries of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, the Russian Federation, Belarus, International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education, foreign accreditation bodies, international organizations in the field of education, Kazakhstan and foreign high education institutions, employers and students are going to participate in the forum.

The Forum will consider the following issues:

  1. Strategic priorities for modernization of the education system.
  2. Development of a national system for quality assurance in education.
  3. Internationalization, academic mobility and student-centered approach in education quality assurance.
  4. World accreditation experience: best international practices.

Working languages Kazakh, Russian, English.

The program of the Forum will include plenary (by the invitation of the organizing committee) and panel session papers.

Information support of the Forum: IAAR scientific and information journal “Education. Quality Assurance","Journal of the International Academy of Education", the republican educational social and political newspaper "Bilimdi El/Educated Country", public and educational and popular science newspaper "Kutbilim" (Kyrgyzstan), Information and Analytical Journal "Accreditation in Education" (Russia), International education advertising website HEDClub (, official website

The Forum provides complimentary registration. Travel and accommodation expenses shall be born by the Forum participant or the sending party.

Based on the Forum outcomes, it is planned to issue certificates and a Forum proceedings. For publication in the proceedings, a paper shall be prepared in compliance with the requirements (Appendix 1) and sent by August 25, 2018 to the e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The cost of publication in the proceedings is 7,000 tenge.

Forum participants are to be registered on-line at before October 1, 2018. For online registration click on the following link (Registration).

For more information, please contact the Forum Organizing Committee: e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..                                                          

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