A memorandum was signed between the National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement and the European Law Faculties Association
General Assembly of European Law Faculties Association was held at Autonomous University of Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain on April 25-27 of 2018, on which the memorandum of collaboration was signed between the National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement (NCEQE) and the European Law Faculties Association (ELFA).
The object of the memorandum is a mutually beneficial cooperation between ELFA and NCEQE with regard to Law programme accreditation process at HEI`s in Georgia. The mentioned cooperation will concern as well the process of enhancement and sophistication of legal education in Georgia. The aim of the cooperation is to facilitate the process of reforming legal education in Georgia and to synchronize it with Bologna Process requirements and legal education tendencies in Europe. The memorandum also concerns the planning and conducting projects, events, conferences and workshops jointly.
In addition, within the memorandum, when the Sector Council of Law will finish the review process of Sector Benchmark of Law Programmes, the draft document will be discussed with the representatives of ELFA.
The signing of the memorandum was preluded by the conference organized by ELFA, which was attended by the representatives of the law schools from Europe, USA, China, Australia, also quality enhancement agencies evaluating the law programmes and the professional associations. At the conference the subject of the discussion was the modern challenges of legal education and the ways of overcoming them.