Why Higher Educational Institutions Need Greater Autonomy and other Important News Updates

March 28, 2017

Why Higher Educational Institutions Need Greater Autonomy (The Financial Express, March 27, 2017) "'Good quality institutions' of higher education will be granted 'greater administrative and academic autonomy based on accreditation and ranking.'"

Driving Up TNE is a Key UK Strategy Post-Brexit (University World News, March 24, 2017) “Free trade agreements played an important part in putting Australia on the chart, with both bilateral and multinational agreements dealing with issues such as intellectual property. The first was struck with Singapore in 2003 with higher education and its quality assurance processes playing a key part.”

UK's Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education to Review Transnational Education Provision in Ireland (Quality and Qualifications Ireland, March 21, 2017) "The Republic of Ireland is one of the three countries selected for the current series of in-country reviews under the newly developed QAA Transnational Education (TNE) Review method."

Global Drive Planned to Check Fake Colleges and Universities (Hindustan Times, March 21, 2017) "In what could be a major revolution in global education, a worldwide network of quality assurance agencies is working on defining a framework that will prevent students from getting duped by fake institutions globally and help institutions identify bogus accreditation bodies."