Prof. Dr. Galina Motova, Deputy Director of the National Centre for Public Accreditation (NCPA) is Doctor of Education Degree holder in the Management of Higher Education. She has over 20 year work experience in the field of quality assurance including senior positions in the National Accreditation Agency (NAA) (1995-2009) and the National Centre for Public Accreditation (2009 until now).
Galina Motova is rightly considered to be one of the founders of the system of quality assurance in the Russian Federation and a leading researcher into the field of quality assurance, who has participated in the development and implementation of QA criteria and polices at the national level. She is among the authors of the Russian National Reports to the Bologna Process Conferences of Ministers responsible for Higher Education (2007, 2009, 2015).
As Editor-in-Chief of the information and analytical journal Accreditation in Education (established in 2005) Dr. Motova has put a lot of effort into promoting quality assurance and informing professional expert and research community and stakeholders of education on the current directions of the state policy in the field of education, international quality assurance experience, best national and foreign practices and prospective educational models.
Being the Executive Director of the Guild of Experts in Higher Education, the organization which involves over 1000 members, Galina Motova has been instrumental in organizing the activity of the Guild. She has also lectured widely on the current issues of education and quality assurance, organized conferences, forums, workshops, and webinars to the various audiences at the national and international levels. During 10 years more than 10 thousand experts and HEI's officers have gone through special training courses in the field of quality assurance conducted by her.
She has co-coordinated numerous evaluation and accreditation exercises of Russian and foreign higher educational institutions, participated as an expert and as an observer in international quality reviews of HEIs.
The responsibilities of Dr. Motova as Deputy Director of the National Centre for Public Accreditation involve international cooperation in the sphere of education quality assurance. Due to her untiring effort NCPA today is a full member of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA), the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE), the Central and Eastern European Networking Association (CEENQA) and the Asia-Pacific Quality Network (APQN). NCPA is listed in EQAR (European Quality Assurance Register). Membership in all above mentioned organizations and networks assumes participation in annual conferences, projects and other activities.
In 2006-2010 Galina Motova was elected Member of the Steering Committee of the Central and Eastern European Network of Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education.
In recent years, with the active participation of Dr. Motova, NCPA has been expanding international cooperation with the quality assurance agencies in the Asia Pacific Region. Several bilateral cooperation agreements have been concluded, and have brought their fruitful results.
She has published widely on quality assurance issues and authored and co-authored over 190 publications.
National Centre for Public Accreditation
Editor-in-chief of the Journal
"Accreditation in Education"
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