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Project Benefit

 

TWAEA has worked hard to promote the professional knowledge and skill related to accreditation and also the provision of accreditation services. To enhance the quality in higher education is always the mission of TWAEA. In recent years, TWAEA not only has started to join the members of the international accreditation organizations, but also worked closely with professional associations in Japan, Thailand, Europe, Russia, New Zealand, Croatia, Hong Kong and Macau for further cooperation.

To cope with Ministry of Education’s policies in quality enhancement and international strengthening, plans as “Promotion of Higher Education Promotion” and “Higher Education Sprout Project” are brought about. “Joint Accreditation” with ONESQA from Thailand is then developed by TWAEA to encourage the institution’s improvement in internationalization with blue ocean strategy to enhance its reputation in international market.

The applicants to this accreditation project are mainly from Taiwan and Thailand; specially focus on the ones that are willing to strengthen their internationalization. The accreditation will be carried out together with ONESQA to assist the institution to have better developments in both operation and internationalization.

The followings are the specific achievements.

  • Accredited by International Accreditation Agency

  • Recruitment of Overseas Students

  • Attracting Outstanding and Potential Researchers, Faculties and Students

  • MOU Signing with Foreign Universities

  • Faculty/Staff/Student Exchange

  • Credit Recognition

  • MOU Signing for Joint Degree/Double Degree with Foreign Universities

  • Student Study Abroad

Cooperative Associations

 

Taiwan Assessment and Evaluation Association│TWAEA

Taiwan Assessment and Evaluation Association (TWAEA) was established in 2003 as a non-profit organization dedicated to the development of evaluation mechanism that meets policy requirements and practical needs. On the basis of an unbiased position with objective and fair perspectives, TWAEA has built up a solid reputation in the implementation of evaluation system and has been widely recognized as a professional evaluation agency. TWAEA was recognized by Ministry of Education as an professional evaluation agency in 2010 and according to “University Act”, TWAEA was legitimated to carry out the education related accreditation not only in Taiwan; currently, we had been to Macau for their University Accreditation.

The Office for National Education Standards and Quality Assessment│ONESQA

The Office for National Education Standards and Quality Assessment (ONESQA) was established in 2000 with the aims of developing the criteria and methods for external quality assessment for assessing educational achievements of education institutions, bearing in mind the objectives, principles and guidelines for education provision stipulated in the National Education Act. ONESQA’s mission includes developing of external assessment system; setting framework, direction and methods for efficient assessment attuned to the quality assurance system of educational institutions; managing training and certification of external assessors.

Accreditation Standards

 

Accreditation System

 

“Steering Committee for Accreditation promotion” was organized together by ONESQA and TWAEA, an executive committee and a work team were set up to carry out the related procedures. The members from the committee are the experts and scholars from Thailand and Taiwan.

Operating Procedure

 

Accreditation Result

 

There are 2 results which are “Accredited” and “Failed”.

Accreditation Result

Description

Accredited

Valid for 6 years

Fully meet the requirements made by Joint Accreditation (provided with appropriate documents) for sustainable development

Failed

Neither reach the institution’s missions, nor the requirements made by Joint Accreditation

Only the institution is informed, not to the public

The accreditation certificate shall be released and published in the public documents after the committee’s confirmation. The result can also be used for promotion.

The accreditation certificate will be released in 3 languages (Chinese, Thai and English)

 

 

TWAEA has worked hard to promote the professional knowledge and skill related to accreditation and also the provision of accreditation services. To enhance the quality in higher education is always the mission of TWAEA. In recent years, TWAEA not only has started to join the members of the international accreditation organizations, but also worked closely with professional associations in Japan, Thailand, Europe, Russia, New Zealand, Croatia, Hong Kong and Macau for further cooperation.