Dr Dawn Barrett Adams, Accreditation Officer, represented the UCJ at the 2017 International Network of Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE) Conference in Dubai, Bahrain from February 27- March 2, 2017. The conference, held under the theme “Between Collaboration & Competition: The Promises & Challenges for Quality Assurance in Higher Education” was hosted by the Education & Training Quality Authority, Bahrain (BQA).
INQAAHE 2017 commenced with two pre-conference workshops which focused on “External Quality Assurance and Internal Quality Assurance for Quality Assurance (QA) Agencies” and the “The Training of Reviewers (assessors) for External Quality Assurance of Higher Education Institutions and their programmes.
During the remainder of the conference, issues afftecting the global higher education community were examined. These issues included: current global trends, the features of Quality Assurance Agencies, Internal Quality Assurance for QA Agencies, and the future of QA.