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Our Policies

The Organization Executive Board and the accreditation boards to be established for each program to be accredited aim to design and implement activities and accreditation processes based on the continuous improvement of the quality of the Design and Planning Programs by ensuring the active participation of its stakeholders and within the framework of the continuous improvement approach. In this context, it has adopted the following basic principles.

  • Transparency

  • fairness

  • Objectivity

  • Impartiality

  • Solution Focused

  • Focus on Stakeholder Satisfaction


TAPLAK Accreditation Boards are independent in their organizational, operational, and official processes. Managers and evaluators working in Accreditation Boards participate in accreditation processes independently of their own institutions.


With the TAPLAK Evaluator Agreement and Ethics Statements, the impartiality and independence of the Evaluators are guaranteed.



TAPLAK regularly collects its savings as a result of accreditation activities; analyzes in terms of general approaches, results, and effects, and prepares biennially general evaluation reports containing good practice examples and structural problems (legislation, system, human resources, etc.) and announces them to the public on the corporate website.



TAPLAK accreditation evaluation results, evaluator training, training for higher education institutions, etc. It provides feedback and improvements within the scope of processes.


Internal quality assurance systems enable independent external evaluation and accreditation bodies to manage and control their core quality-related activities, demonstrate how processes, planning, certification, and resources are organized to achieve quality objectives and encourage continuous improvement of the service provided.

Many organizations use the EFQM Excellence Model as a self-assessment and planning tool. Concepts that form the basis of EFQM; Results Orientation, Customer Orientation, Leadership and Consistency of Purpose, Management with Process and Data, Development and Participation of Employees, Continuous Learning, Innovation, and Improvement Partnership Development, and Corporate Social Responsibility.

TAPLAK has adopted the following strategies regarding the Internal Quality Process:

  • As a part of TAPLAK's strategic management, quality assurance policies and strategies to implement these policies are determined and shared with the public.

  • TAPLAK has a defined process in its charter and directives to determine, monitor and improve its mission, vision, strategic goals, and performance indicators.

  • TAPLAK has a declared quality policy (

  • The Quality Assurance Policy aims at compliance with standards and purpose.

  • The institution's mission, vision, and objectives have been established within the framework of the principles specified in the Bylaw.

  • The relationship between the objectives of TAPLAK, the performance program, and the budget has been functionally structured.

  • The Planning, Implementation, Control, and Prevention (PUKÖ) cycle management system operates in all administrative processes with education-training, research, and social contribution processes.

  • Particular attention is paid to the PUKO processes regarding accreditation.

  • TAPLAK's board of directors has high awareness, ownership, and motivation about quality cycles. It contributes to different studies.

  • TAPLAK's internationalization strategy is defined in its Charter. Attempts are being made regarding international protocols and cooperation programs.

  • In-house quality culture is expanded and reflected in practices.

  • Sensitivity is paid to the continuity of corporate memory and culture, and this process is ensured through meetings held at different times and with different methods.

  • The historical background and habits of the institution are tried to be integrated with the quality assurance system.


In addition, TAPLAK, within the framework of the Internal Quality Assurance System, is within the scope of excellence for the organizations specified in the EFQM model highlighted in YÖKAK (2020):

  • Achieving the mission/vision,

  • Going beyond benchmarks and internal measures,

  • best practice,

  • low cost,

  • Stakeholder satisfaction,

  • Dissemination of good practices at national and international levels,

  • Making the best use of all resources (financial assets, human resources),

  • Matching desired and real perceptions,

  • The positive atmosphere in internal and external stakeholder circles,

  • It pays attention to ensuring quality in evaluation and accreditation activities.


TAPLAK continues to develop its "Internal Quality Assurance System" within this framework.

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