The responsibility of the state for the quality of higher education in the context of its reforming: the basic principles

  • O. Sych Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine
Keywords: autonomy of institutions of higher education, state responsibility, higher education, quality of higher education

Abstract

The article deals with the content of the state responsibility for the quality of higher education in the context of reforming the system of higher education in Ukraine. It is noted that the responsibility for the quality of higher education is distributed among different subjects in accordance with the specified power and authority. In the context of the implementation of the Law of Ukraine "On Higher Education" (2014), with an increase in the level of autonomy of institutions of higher education, the volume of their responsibility for the quality of higher education is growing. The author's position on the discussion between experts according to the definition "quality of higher education" is highlighted. The provisions defined by both key national documents and documents of the European Higher Education Area acknowledged the responsibility of the state for the quality of higher education. The value platform of this responsibility is established. The functions of the state and the tools of public administration that are capable of ensuring the implementation of state policy in the field of higher education are described.

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Author Biography

O. Sych, Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine

Deputy Director – Head of the Normative Activities and Legal Expertise unit of the Department of legal support

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2018-12-20
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Sych, O. (2018). The responsibility of the state for the quality of higher education in the context of its reforming: the basic principles. International Scientific Journal of Universities and Leadership, (1(5), 48-61. https://doi.org/10.31874/2520-6702-2018-5-1-48-61