Quality assurance on the rise, but more action needed – Report | Coordination Régionale PACA | Quality assurance of eLearning | Scoop.it

By Wagdy Sawahel. While quality assurance is developing rapidly in African higher  education, it is still at a formative stage in many countries, and only  19 out of 55 states have a national quality agency, according to a  report just published by the European University Association. More efforts by national and regional bodies are required to develop a  shared understanding of quality assurance practices and to assist in  ironing out existing differences in quality assurance across the  continent. The new report, Europe-Africa Quality Connect: Building institutional capacity through partnership, presents the outcomes of a two-year pilot QA Connect project designed  to support the development of quality assurance in African higher  education. The report is targeted at African universities, their associations,  national quality assurance agencies, and governments at the national and African levels... The QA Connect project was designed to assess the feasibility of using the EUA’s Institutional Evaluation Programme (IEP) methodology in African universities. More...


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