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May 11, 2017


CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG) International QA in the News provides the latest briefings, articles, reports, op-eds and reviews about quality assurance around the world. CHEA/CIQG will be publishing this update as needed to keep you informed about important issues that have an effect on quality assurance and its practitioners.

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[Kenya] Ministry of Education to Draft Rules on University Courses (Daily Nation, May 10, 2017) “The Ministry of Education is working on reforms that would guide courses being offered by tertiary institutions.”

Community College Signs MOUs to Offer Customs Degrees (The Peninsula, May 9, 2017) “The signing parties will work together to support cooperation in the implementation of various academic activities [including] commitment to quality assurance standards in accordance with international systems.”

Universities Under Pressure to Focus on Quality (University World News, May 5, 2017) “For the purposes of safeguarding academic standards, the chancellors are expected to ensure that there is an existing quality assurance system in place and special attention should be given to the governance and management of the university, efficiency in the running of student affairs and quality of academic programmes.”

Professor Alabi Calls for More Investment in Higher Education (Ghana Business News, May 1, 2017) “The quality of higher education can be achieved by managing the quality of input, processes, output and outcomes.”

Higher Education Bill Passed by [U.K.] Parliament (Varsity, April 28, 2017) “The Higher Education and Research Bill completed its torturous passage through Parliament yesterday, introducing sweeping changes to the higher education sector.”

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