Sustainable Development Goals and Other Issues

November 15, 2018


Universities Must Lead on Sustainable Development Goals (University World News, November 9, 2018) “Universities need to start to become ethical leaders by looking first at themselves. The Council for Higher Education Accreditation/International Quality Group and UNESCO’s International Institute for Educational Planning have issued an advisory statement on combating ‘corruption’ in higher education internationally.”

Progress on the Road to Accreditation (Now Grenada, November 9, 2018) “Accreditation has gone through a lot of recent changes, some of which should be reflected in [the Grenada Accreditation Act] if the Grenada National Accreditation Board is to be recognized as an agency that abides by the UNESCO and CHEA framework.”

Higher Ed Administrators Get Int’l Training (Viet Nam News, October 30, 2018) “Leaders and senior officers at 13 universities and four colleges are participating in a training course on Internal Quality Assurance for Higher Education Institution in Viet Nam.”

‘Quality of Higher Education, a Key Issue’ (The Hindu, October 24, 2018) “While emergence of aspirational middle class in fast-growing India has put universities and colleges under pressure to expand, quality of higher education has become a key issue, Virander Singh Chauhan, Chairman, Executive Committee, National Assessment and Accreditation Council, said.”