Change at TEQSA in Australia

January 21, 2020


Anthony McClaran Swaps Australia for St Mary’s V-C Job (Times Higher Education, [subscription required], January 16, 2020) “Quality Assurance Agency chief executive Anthony McClaran is returning to the UK as vice-chancellor of St. Mary’s University, Twickenham. Mr. McClaran, chief executive of Australia’s Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) since 2015, will join the Catholic institution in April.”

Education Sector in 2019: Specks of Sunshine (The Sun, [editorial by Peter Okebukola], January 15, 2020) “In Nigeria, the course that the education sector was steered in 2019 was consistently in improving access and quality. Impact was also made in other areas such as equity and relevance.”

Cheating May Be Under-Reported Across Canada’s Universities and Colleges (The Conversation, January 15, 2020) “Media have reported allegations of creative cheating strategies at universities across Canada, including hacking, grades bribery and breaking into offices to steal exams.”

Here Is How to Check If a College Is Accredited (JacarandaFM, January 13, 2020) “It is important to check the accreditation of a private institution of higher learning before enrolling to study. Although there are thousands of colleges in South Africa, not all of them are registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.”

The Future of Higher Education in Bangladesh (The Daily Star, December 18, 2020) “The key challenge concerning the higher education scenario in Bangladesh is delivering quality education. The government is taking steps in this regard. The government has already introduced HEQEP (Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project).”