quality assurance

  • November

    UCL Institute of Education, London, United Kingdom

    The European Quality Assurance Forum (EQAF) provides a unique platform for the higher education and quality assurance (QA) communities to monitor...

  • Wei Yang reflected on the main challenges facing China’s higher education system and institutions in the twenty-first century and the way they are trying to develop a harmonic approach to development. He stressed the importance of quality assurance due to the rapid growth of the Chinese educational...
  • Gemma Rauret spoke to us of the challenges that must be faced in the years ahead by the Spanish higher education system within the European Higher Education Area. She also spoke of the role that ANECA will play in this context and the strategy it will employ.
  • Elaine El-Khawas talked to GUNI about the differences between the accreditation and quality assurance systems in the US, Canada and the rest of the world. She also talked about the future changes in the US quality assurance system.
  • Marco Antonio Rodrigues Dias presented the paper entitled 'The Institutional and Political Challenges of Accreditation in the International Sphere' at the Third International Barcelona Conference on Higher Education, 'Accreditation for Quality Assurance: What Is at Stake?'.
  • Chief of the Section for Reform, Innovation and Quality Assurance, in the Higher Education Division at UNESCO’s Headquarters, in Paris
  • Executive director of the Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education. Mala Singh talked about the present and the future of higher education in Africa, which she thinks can help overcome ethnic conflicts by strengthening a common African identity
  • Peter Okebukola suggested the creation of an African higher education area based on the European model and talked about the conditions needed to prevent brain drain. He also presented the paper "Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa" at the Third...
  • President of the Evaluation and Accreditation Corporation at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Sudan.
  • Professor José Dias Sobrinho, an expert in Higher Education in Latin America, is the author of the article “Accreditation of Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean”. This paper will be published in the next GUNI report Higher Education in the World 2007, presented at the 3rd...
  • Professor Jacques Hallak, expert in Higher Education, is the author together with Mrs. Muriel Poisson of the article Academic Fraud, Accreditation and Quality Assurance: Learning from the Past and Challenges from the Future. This article will be published in the GUNI report Higher Education in the...
  • Director. UNESCO Chair of University Management and Policy at the Technical University of Madrid
  • "We need an all-encompassing pedagogy" In this interview, Angélica Olvera, Academic and Educational Research Director for the CUDEC Group (Mexico) explains the concept of systemic pedagogy and its application to higher education.


  • UNESCO. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • The Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP)

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  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry of Business and Employment. Department of Research and Universities
  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry for Foreign Action and Open Government