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Projects in Latin America

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Since 2003 ANECA has coordinated projects and cooperation initiatives with Latin American QA Agencies and institutions within the Common Area of Higher Education (ALCUE) as well as within the Ibero-American Space of Knowledge.

The main course of action has focused on the reinforcement of these organisations and the competencies of their technical staff.

Regional Projects:

  • CINTAS: Development of internal quality systems of RIACES-member agencies.
  • ALFA-PUENTES : Improvement of mechanisms for modernisation, reform and harmonisation of education systems in Latin America and enhancement of Europe-Latin America university partnership.
  • CENTROAMÉRICA: Collaboration Framework Agreement between the Central American Council of Accreditation (CCA) and ANECA.

Bilateral Projects with:

  • PERU: Support to create internal quality assurance systems in Peruvian HEIs.
  • CNA–COLOMBIA: Development of mutual recognition of accreditation decisions between Colombia and Spain.
  • COSTA RICA: Development of mutual recognition of accreditation decisions between Costa Rica and Spain.
  • MEXICO: Collaboration Framework Agreement between the Council for the Accreditation of Higher Education from Mexico and ANECA.

Finished Projects:

  • GUATEMALA: Support for Guatemalan HEIs to design internal quality assurance systems.