Degree Verification Test Required in Pakistan

February 14, 2019


HEC Orders Ilma University Students to Pass Degree Verification Test (The Express Tribune [Pakistan], February 12, 2019) “The Higher Education Commission (HEC), in an action against illegal campuses, has decided that in order to get their degrees verified, the students of Ilma University will have to pass a special test. However, the students studying at the varsity’s main campus, the Korangi Creek Campus, are exempt from the test.”

Investment in Knowledge, Human Capital Will Develop Nigeria, Says Faborode (This Day, February 13, 2019) “If you want to ensure that the education you give serves the mandate, then you must ensure that all these aspects are guaranteed. That is what is called quality assurance. You do that by accreditation. CHEA is a global body concerned with ensuring that quality is properly measured and assured. That is the fundamental function.”

Check With MQA First, Tertiary Education Seekers Told (Daily Express [Maylasia], February 12, 2019) “Individuals seeking to pursue tertiary education are encouraged to refer to the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) first to avoid being a victim of fraud, says Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik.”

Dublin Business School to Deliver Live-Streamed Online Course (Breaking News [Ireland], February 11, 2019) “The master’s degree program is accredited by Quality and Qualifications Ireland, the national agency responsible for qualifications and quality assurance in higher education.”

Quality Assurance Guidelines Await Ministerial Approval (University World News, February 8, 2019) “Guidelines for quality assurance in African higher education, aimed at increasing access to quality education while addressing social development and employability, are ready for use but await endorsement by ministers of higher education in Africa, either in 2019 or 2020 when they meet for the continental meetings.”