Launch conference for the QEF2 Handbook


The Quality Board for Icelandic Higher Education hosts an open conference to launch its Handbook for the 2nd Cycle of the Quality Enhancement Framework for Higher Education in Iceland - QEF2.

All presentations will be in English, and the conference is open to all.

When: March 14,  1:30-4:00.
Where: the Main Hall at the University of Iceland

Please register


  • 1.30 - 1.45 Welcome and strategic view on the Quality Enhancement Framework from the Rectors‘ Conference.
    Jón Atli Benediktsson, Rector – University of Iceland.                                            
  • 1.45 - 2.00 Launching of the 2nd Quality Enhancement Framework Handbook for Icelandic Higher Education.
    Ásta Magnúsdóttir, Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture.
  • 2.00 - 2.30 What's different about the second Quality Enhancement Framework, QEF2?
    Norman Sharp, Chair of the Quality Board for Icelandic Higher Education.
  • 2.30 - 2.45 QEF2 from a student‘s point of view.
  • David Erik Mollberg & Sunna Mjöll Sverrisdóttir, The National Union for Icelandic Students.
  • 2.45 - 3.15 Coffee Break
  • 3.15 - 3.30 Operational challenges in implementing QEF2.
    Magnús Diðrik Baldursson, Chair of the Quality Council and Managing Director of the Rector's Office – University of Iceland
  • 3.30 - 3.50 Plenary discussion.
    Members of the Quality Board for Icelandic Higher Education.
  • 3.50 - 4.00 Concluding commentary

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