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November 2, 2016   

CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG) International QA in the News provides the latest briefings, articles, reports, op-eds and reviews about quality assurance around the world. CHEA/CIQG will be publishing this update as needed to keep you informed about important issues that have an effect on quality assurance and its practitioners.

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Indian University’s Bumpy Entry Into the U.S. (Inside Higher Ed, November 1, 2016) “In June, Amity’s campus in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh earned initial accreditation from a U.S. regional accreditor, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges’ Senior College and University Commission. The WASC accreditation is specific to four campus locations -- three in India, in Noida, Greater Noida and Lucknow, and one in Dubai -- rather than to the whole Amity University system.”

End Global Crisis of Attacks on Higher Education (Washington Post, October 31, 2016) “The most alarming trend is the continuing incidence of extreme violence by armed groups and individuals against learning communities.”

Zimbabwe’s Higher Education Minister Battles Corruption Probe (Times Higher Education, November 1, 2016) “Zimbabwe’s higher education minister and his deputy are alleged to have siphoned off the funds from the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef), which provides funding to universities and supports students on industrial placements.”

ASEAN to Boost Quality of Higher Education in the Region (ASEAN Secretariat News, October 31, 2016) “It is imperative to assure that the quality of our higher education is at par with agreed international and regional standards; and that our education systems thrive in a culture of quality and credibility.”

HBKU Hosts University Ranking Forum for Higher Education Community in Qatar (Qatar News Agency, October 31, 2016) “The University Ranking Forum gave academic leaders from across Qatar the opportunity to interact with representatives of major global university ranking organizations to gain valuable insights into the significant criteria by which universities are included in rankings.”

Foreign Students and Graduates Thrive in Sweden (University World News, October 28, 2016) “The aim is to help individuals with foreign qualifications to find work on the Swedish labour market in the professions they trained for in another country.”


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