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2016 Global Summit in Bengaluru India

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  • Source:高等教育評鑑中心
  • Date:2016/9/20
  • Updated:2017/2/7
  • Editor:cindy124

HEEACT attends 2016 Global Summit in Bangalore India


The 2016 Global Summit on Quality Higher Education, “Sharing Values and Fostering Trust Beyond Borders” was held on 16-17 September, 2016 in Bangalore, India, jointly hosted by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and Asia-Pacific Quality Network (APQN). The event was attended by higher education scholars from various countries, including USA, China, Australia, Fiji, Kingdom of Bahrain, and numerous European and Asian countries.

Among the esteemed speakers, Prof. Angela Yung-Chi Hou was invited to share her experience and involvement on university ranking, “The Making of World Class Universities in Asia and Taiwan: Roles of Rankers and Quality Assurance Agencies”, a topic of high interest in the nation attempting to enhance its quality in higher education. Other renowned speakers were Dr. Judith Eaton, President of Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA, USA), Dr. Jian-Xin Zhang, President of APQN (China), and Dr. Rowena Pelik, Director of Quality Assurance Agency (QAA, Scotland).

Going forward with cross-border collaboration, the both directors of HEEACT (Prof. Angela Yung-Chi Hou, right) and NAAC (Prof. Dhirendra Pal Singh, left) signed and continued its MOU of three years, accentuating and working toward enhancing the future of higher education and quality assurance.

The congregation shone light on the extensive subject of higher education, stressing key points on quality assurance and networking. It is believed that appropriate future of networking in quality assurance of higher education is in Networking of networks. Global higher education and quality assurance community is witnessing rapid transformation in theory and practices due to huge expansion of higher education and emergence of different forms of higher education delivery within and across the borders.

For more information on the summit, please visit www.naac-gqs2016.com/index.html for more information.