Quality Board for Higher Education in Iceland

QEF Principles and Values

The six cornerstones of the Icelandic approach to managing quality and standards and their importance in all activities connected with the QEF are:

  1. Ownership of quality and standards.
  2. Enhancing the quality of the student learning experience and safeguarding standards of awards
  3. Involvement of students
  4. International and Icelandic perspectives
  5. Independence and partnership
  6. Transparency

For more information on the QEF Principles and Values, see Paragraphs 5-10 in the QEF2 Handbook