Quality assurance on the rise, but more action needed – Report

pcassuto | 28 octobre, 2012 10:46

http://enews.ksu.edu.sa/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/UWN.jpgBWagdy Sawahel. While quality assurance is developing rapidly in African higher education, it is still at a formative stage in many countries, and only 19 out of 55 states have a national quality agency, according to a report just published by the European University Association.
More efforts by national and regional bodies are required to develop a shared understanding of quality assurance practices and to assist in ironing out existing differences in quality assurance across the continent.
The new report, Europe-Africa Quality Connect: Building institutional capacity through partnership, presents the outcomes of a two-year pilot QA Connect project designed to support the development of quality assurance in African higher education.
The report is targeted at African universities, their associations, national quality assurance agencies, and governments at the national and African levels...
The QA Connect project was designed to assess the feasibility of using the EUA’s Institutional Evaluation Programme (IEP) methodology in African universities. More...

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