16 September 2016-17 September 2016 All Day
National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), India, organised “Global Summit on Quality Higher Education: Sharing Values and Fostering Trust Beyond Borders” on 16-17 September 2016 at Bengaluru, India. The Global summit was organised in collaboration with Asia Pacific Quality Network (APQN). It aimed to address many current issues by initiating dialogue among key stakeholders and leaders of global higher education quality assurance community.
Key Networks and QA Bodies from Asia, Europe, America, Africa and Arab region joined as partners in this landmark global event.
The Global Summit had the following main themes:
- Fostering trust beyond borders in higher education quality assurance – Issues of mutual recognition of qualifications and accreditation decisions.
- Sharing values in wake of internationalisation of higher education – promoting values and ethical practices in quality assurance, addressing concerns of unfair practices.
- Reinforcing the relevance of quality assurance in the age of disruptive innovations and groundbreaking technology in higher education – developing strategies and resources for next generation quality assurance.
- Internal and external quality assurance: renewal of the debate on accountability and improvement with advent of ranking.
More information about the event is available here.
A limited number of foreign delegates (preferably members of associated networks and agencies) were offered free registration and accommodation to attend the summit. Colleagues interested in joining this event were requested to intimate before 18 August 2016 to Dr. Jagannath Patil or firstname.lastname@example.org.