Join SARUA for this online event next 5 August 2020 at 11:00 CAT. The seminar will provide an overview of the Harmonisation of African Higher Education Quality Assurance and Accreditation Initiative, (the HAQAA Initiative), which intends to “support the development of a harmonised quality assurance and accreditation system at institutional level, national, regional and Pan-African
The first meeting of the Policy Development Unit (PDU) Development Team took place virtually on 6th September 2021, bringing together highly qualified selected team tasked with planning for the set-up of the PDU. The meeting was attended by representatives from the European Commission, Ms. Deirdre Lennan and from the African Union Commission – Mr. Emmanuel
In a bid to build on its current quality assurance initiatives and experience, CNAQ, as the AfriQAN Presidency, is organizing two workshops on Quality Assurance in the context of COVID-19 in African higher education. The workshops will bring together personnel of national and regional regulatory bodies, Quality Assurance Agencies (QAA) and higher education institutions. They
The COVID-19 lockdown restrictions ushered in a great opportunity to increase the “virtual space” in the higher education quality assessments. Despite the innovativeness and potential to enhance quality, virtual quality assessments (VQAs) had not been fully optimized prior to the Covid-19 pandemic due to scepticism in the quality circles. In responding to the inevitability of
Adapting QA practices in times of Covid: Lesson learnt by HAQAA Ambassadors Continuity of pedagogical and quality assurance activities in public and private Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Senegal Introduction In the period from June to July, 2020, ANAQ-Sup organized a series of eight (8) webinars for the purpose of assessing, in this context of
Since its introduction in 2016, the Continental Education Strategy for Africa (CESA 2016-2025) has witnessed some levels of visibility within and outside of the continent. Notably, many African organisations including the Association of African Universities, the International Network of Higher Education in Africa and organisers of the annual International Conferences on Quality Assurance in Higher
The HAQAA2 Initiative (Harmonisation, Quality Assurance and Accreditation in African Higher Education) has supported a series of online policy dialogue events entitled ‘CESA Higher Education (HE)in Focus’ between May and June 2021, with a common thread linked to data collection for policy making in African higher education. The events were proposed as part of the
The last evento of the series CESA Higher Education in Focus will take place on 29th June. This webinar is intended to create an opportunity for executive and senior institutional leaders and managers to share their experiences and sound practices in managing their institutions in the aftermath of Covid-19. It also attempts to identify leadership
This webinar which is targeted at the leaders and other stakeholders in the academia and the industry, is aimed at discussing collaborations between the academic and the industry and how to improve it. It will involve a presentation on Industry-Academia Collaboration and Technology Transfer by Prof. Olusola Oyewole, followed by a Round Table discussion, involving
On 31 May, the HAQAA2 implementing team is organising a webinar entitled Quality Assurance – Online Teaching and Learning including Assessment The webinar is organised by the HAQAA implementing team in the context of the HAQAA Initiative. The aim of the webinar is to discuss the topic of quality assurance of online teaching and learning.
CESA HIGHER EDUCATION IN FOCUS – UPCOMING EVENT Registration is open! https://haqaa2.obsglob.org/cesa-in-focus/ 26/06/21 09h GMT Strengthening personal, leadership development and work readiness of graduates in African universities, a webinar organised by the CESA Sub-Cluster On Student Affairs. We will have simultaneous interpretation in English, French and Portuguese!