Report on Institutional Recognition; Students in India Speak Up about Accreditation; Two QA Bodies for Higher Ed in Hong Kong

July 19, 2017

ASEAN Qualifications Reference Framework Promotes Lifelong Learning, Mobility of Learners and Professionals (Philippine Information Agency, July 15, 2017) “’This effort aims to harmonize our own qualifications framework to those of other ASEAN member countries, enable to promote lifelong learning and to make it possible for our learners and professionals to go from one country to another based on a harmonized framework.’”

A New Report on Institutional Recognition Procedures Published (European Union Association, July 12, 2017) “The recommendations are intended to foster full adherence to the Lisbon Recognition Convention and to promote a ‘recognition culture’ in which procedures are transparent, efficient and fair.”

webinar Now, Students to Have a Say in Accreditation of Colleges
(The Times of India, July 11, 2017) “The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has introduced reform in its evaluation process. It will henceforth take feedback from students on the information submitted by educational institutions.”

International Standards Met in Assessments (South China Morning Post, July 9, 2017) “Having two quality assurance bodies focused on different sectors in higher education is not unusual and the arrangement in Hong Kong is similar to that in other similar-sized jurisdictions, such as Singapore and New Zealand.”

Towards a Southeast Asian Higher Education Area (University World News, July 7, 2017) “One noteworthy area of ASEAN’s integration progress, often overlooked by regional and international commentators who are perhaps more concerned with economic development, is that of regionalisation and the harmonisation of the member states’ education systems.