Governance Structure

The governance of ECBCheck relies on three distinct bodies, under the overall coordination of EFQUEL and GIZ


ECBCheck Administrative office

The ECBCheck secretariat is hosted by EFQUEL

The ECBCheck Administrative Office is responsible for the smooth operation of the ECBCheck community label. This includes

  • First contact to and information for organisations that are interested in joining the initiative or obtaining the ECBCheck label.
  • Coordination processes for the ECBCheck (follow up on running certification processes)
  • Management of reviewers pool
  • Hosting and management of ECBCheck website and communication

Secretariat staff

 Marie Marie Bijnens, EFQUEL Director Management and finance
 Anthony Anthony F. Camilleri, Quality Certification manager and Policy advisor First contact regarding submission process and ECBCheck online tool management
 Anne Anne-Christin Tannhäuser, Project manager ECBcheck alignment with EFQUEL initiatives

ECBCheck Steering Group

The steering group, led by GIZ, consists of a number of organisations that are either committed organisations from the field of Capacity Building or expert organisations in the fields of e-Learning and Quality (e.g. research centres, universities). Each organisation has one representative in the steering group.  The steering group is responsible for the strategic development of ECBCheck to continuously adapt the label to the communities needs.  The steering group members are:

 Organisation Steering Group representatvie
  ITC ILO Tom Wambeke
  FAO Cristina Petracchi
  WBI Sheila Jagannathan
  GIZ Volker Lichtenthäler
 EFQUEL Logo_version 2011_color_nobleed EFQUEL Ulf-Daniel Ehlers/ Marie Bijnens
 UNITAR UNITAR Sueli Giorgetta
 UNU UNU Jörg Szarzynski/ Chahira Nouira
  University Santo Tomas, Manila Evelyn  Laurito
 avu AVU Bakary Diallo
  UNEP Gerard Cunnigham
  Educ@L Nidia Irasema Giorgis / Carina Mariel Grisolia de Porta
 cairo university Cairo University Zeinab El Maadawi
  Georgian Technical University Tamar Lominadze
  Ethiopian Institution of Architecture, Building Construction and City development, Addis Abbeba University Omar Dawud
  Armenian E-learning Network Julia Stakyan
Namibian E-learning Center N.N.

ECBCheck community

The Steering Group represents a wider community of supportive partners that have played a role in the development of the quality label



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