Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2018, Page: 15-22
The Role of International and Regional Quality Assurance Bodies
Evelyn Chiyevo Garwe, Zimbabwe Council for Higher Education, Harare, Zimbabwe
Lovemore Gwati, Zimbabwe Council for Higher Education, Harare, Zimbabwe
Received: Dec. 29, 2017;       Accepted: Jan. 31, 2018;       Published: Mar. 19, 2018
DOI: 10.11648/j.her.20180301.14      View  950      Downloads  27
Abstract
This paper gives an overview of the existing models and examples of regional and international higher education quality assurance arrangements. In the case of regional quality assurance arrangements, whilst acknowledging that these exist in all continents, the authors deliberately and specifically provide examples on developments in Africa. Although no particular model is proposed, the authors recommend that, by adopting good practices from the different models, it is possible to foster greater international cooperation as a way of responding to the regulatory demands of globalisation.
Keywords
Quality Assurance, Higher Education, Partnerships
To cite this article
Evelyn Chiyevo Garwe, Lovemore Gwati, The Role of International and Regional Quality Assurance Bodies, Higher Education Research. Vol. 3, No. 1, 2018, pp. 15-22. doi: 10.11648/j.her.20180301.14
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