Jordan and Distance Learning Review

August 19, 2020


Higher Education Council Reviews Distance Learning Experience (Jordan Times, August 16, 2020) "This year, the Accreditation and Quality Assurance Commission for Higher Education published regulations and accreditation guidelines for distance learning and blended learning."

Stopping the Rot (The Star [Malaysia], August 16, 2020) "For almost 17 years, a no objection certificate and clearance letter system were used to control the quality of students graduating from higher education institutions abroad.Additionally, the documents assured students that the university and course of study is recognised by the Malaysian government."

Thesis Advisors Still Liable: Ministry of Education (Taipei Times, August 12, 2020) “Universities should improve their mechanisms to ensure the quality of graduate theses and hold faculty accountable for breaches, the Taiwan Ministry of Education said. Although some universities have been requiring students to take full responsibility for breaches of academic ethics, their thesis advisers should still be held accountable for such breaches, the Ministry of Education said.”

Expanding Indian Higher Education (Inside Higher Ed, August 6, 2020) "India’s plans to completely overhaul its higher education system and to open it to international branch campuses have been hailed as impressive by observers, although they remain uncertain about how the country will achieve its lofty goals. There will be a Higher Education Commission of India, comprising councils focused on regulation, accreditation, funding and graduate skills."