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The prevention of conflicts of interest is central to the ethical principles that govern Hcéres’ activities. Although everyone knows the words “conflict” and “interests”, is anyone able to give a precise definition of the expression? Hcéres offers a response in a short video. By defining the concept, the video reminds viewers of the ethical framework within which the High Council works. It uses examples to encourage people to identify, detect and report any risks of a conflict of interest to Hcéres.

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Quality assurance

The objective of the High Council for the Evaluation of Research and Higher Education (Hcéres) and the Commission des titres d’ingénieur (CTI) is to improve the French system for quality assurance in higher education, using the European framework (European Standard & Guidelines, ESG) as a basis. While respecting the prerogatives entrusted by law to each evaluation body, the CTI and Hcéres wish to improve their efficiency while simplifying the work of the institutions. This is the objective of the cooperation framework agreement signed on 23 September 2016.

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