According to Paragraph 9 of Cabinet Regulations No. 795 “Regulations Regarding Licensing of Study Programmes” of 11 December 2018, the Higher Education Quality Assurance Council (hereinafter – Council) in the following composition was established and adopted on 25 February 2019:

 

L. Lejiņa Representative of the Ministry of Education and Science, 

State Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Science.

A.Līce Representative of the Employers’ Confederation of Latvia, 

Manager of Education and Employment at the Employers’ Confederation of Latvia.

R. Muktupāvela Representative of the Rectors’ Council, 

Chair of the Rectors’ Council.

B. Ramiņa Representative of the Academic Information Centre, 

Chairperson of the Board of the Foundation “Academic Information Centre”.

A. Rostovskis Representative of the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 

Council Chair of the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Chair of the Knowledge Economy Council.

J.Rozenblats Representative of the Association of Colleges of Latvia, 

Chair of the Board of the Association of Colleges of Latvia.

L.Vaivode Representative of the Student Union of Latvia, 

Head of Academic Affairs at the Student Union of Latvia.

I.Vanaga Representative of the Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia, 

Chair of the Latvian Trade Union of Education and Science Employees.

 

During the first Council meeting, A.Līce, the representative of the Employers’ Confederation of Latvia, was approved Council Chair, whereas L. Vaivode, the representative of the Student Union of Latvia, was approved Deputy Chair of the Council.

According to Cabinet Regulations No. 795 “Regulations Regarding Licensing of Study Programmes” of 11 December 2018, the Council shall undertake the following tasks:

  • to approve the composition of the Study Quality Committee, chair and deputy chair thereof;
  • to adopt the Rules of Procedure of the Study Quality Committee;
  • to approve the composition of the Appeals Committee, chair and deputy chair thereof.

The Council’s tasks, composition and work organisation have been specified in the Council Rules of Procedure adopted on 25 February 2019, and which is available at Rules of Procedure of the Higher Education Quality Assurance Council