Astangu to stop its activities as EQUASS Local Licence Holder
As part of a restructuration in the scope of agencies depending from the Ministry of Social Affairs in Estonia, the scope of activities for Astangu Vocational Rehabilitation Center (commonly referred to as Astangu) is been reshaped. A few years ago, a Centre for Quality in Social Services had been created as a part of Astangu. The Centre, led by Keiu Talve, has the objective of supporting the promotion, development and co-ordination of quality in social services in Estonia. (read more...)
Infographic: Impact survey of the EQUASS 2012 system - Results from a 2016 study
At this link, you will find an infographic of the main findings from the 2016 study conducted by Pr Nuno Melão, lecturer at the School of Technology and Management of Viseu of the Polytechnic Institute of Viseu (Portugal), where he teaches several management related subjects to undergraduate and postgraduate students.
New EQUASS 2018 documentation
Happy new year to all!
Please find below the new documentation for the EQUASS 2018. A dedicated page for all #EQUASS2018 documentation will be created later this month.
ICQEM Paper on EQUASS Assurance Certification won Best Paper Award!
Earlier we announced the publication of the ICQEM paper "EQUASS Assurance Certification: The View of Pioneer Adopters".
We are honoured to announce that this paper won the "Best Paper Award" issued by the European Academy of Business and Management Economics. Congratulations to Nuno Melão on winning the award!
You can read the announcement article here
PDF version of the paper
EPR workshop on quality in social services
The EPR workshop on quality in social services, provided with support of the EasI programme of the European Commission, took place on the 8th of June 2016 in Arad, west of Romania, and was attended by 40 persons. The event was hosted by EPR partner Fundacia ASPIS, a non-government actor in services to adults with disabilities and vulnerable populations in Arad and Vladimirescu.