Activities to launch the Standards and Guidelines

To mark the launch of the INQAAHE ISGs, a series of activities were carried out. The events unfolded as follows:

  • UNESCO WHEC 2022: ISGs were first presented as a knowledge product at the UNESCO World Higher Education Conference in May 2022.
  • INQAAHE Forum 2022 in Mexico: ISGs were officially announced at the INQAAHE Forum 2022. January 2023 was announced as the official launch for the ISGs, and June 2023 will mark a complete move to the new ISGs.
  • A Global Webinar on November 30, 2022: A webinar with the developers of the ISGs was organized to introduce the new standards and guidelines and the benefits of the revised approach.
  • A Global Webinar with lead Tertiary Education lead experts on January 24, 2023: INQAAHE organized a series of webinars and other awareness raising and capacity building events to equip the global tertiary education community with the essentials for success in their application in the benefit of tertiary education systems at large. 
  • ISGs at CHEA/CIQG: A panel discussion to present the ISGs at the CHEA/CIQG Conference on January 24-26, 2023.
  • Trainings on the ISGs: Based on group or individual requests from QA providers throughout November 2022 and 2023.

 


 

Webinar

International Standards and Guidelines (ISGs):
towards diversification, relevance, transformation, and recognition

November 30, 2022 (Wednesday)

INQAAHE welcomed the global tertiary education community to the webinar on the content, benefits, and implementation of the new International Standards and Guidelines for Tertiary Education Quality Assurance (ISGs) that took place on November 30, 2022, at hour 13:00 - 14:30 UTC. A free session, opened to every tertiary education organization, institutions, quality assurance provider or individuals that have an interest in QA in HE.

The Panel is composed of the Key Developers of the ISGs:

Dr. Deb Adair, INQAAHE President
Dr. Anna Prades, INQAAHE Treasurer
Dr. Simona Lache, INQAAHE Board Director

Panel Chair: Dr. Susanna Karakhanyan, INQAAHE Immediate Past President

A recording of the session is available on INQAAHE's YouTube channel. A copy of the presentation is also available.

 


 

INQAAHE Talks Session

International Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in Tertiary Education (ISGs): A Global Perspective and Benefits

January 24, 2023

INQAAHE welcomed the global tertiary education community to this INQAAHE Talks session led by Tertiary Education global experts. The webinar was a unique opportunity to reflect on the changing paradigm of tertiary education and the role of the INQAAHE new International Standards and Guidelines for Tertiary Education Quality Assurance (ISGs). This was a free session, open to every tertiary education organization, institutions, quality assurance provider or individuals that had an interest in QA in HE.

The panel was composed of the following lead TE experts:

Dr. Francesc Pedró, Director of IESALC UNESCO
Dr. Jamil Salmi, Global Tertiary Education Expert
Dr. Deborah Everhart, Chief Strategy Officer at Credential Engine, the USA
Dr. Francisco J. Marmolejo, Higher Education President & Education Advisor at Qatar Foundation Higher Education, President's Office
Dr. Esther Huertas, Head of Quality Assurance Department at AQU Catalunya, Spain

Panel Chair: Dr. Susanna Karakhanyan, INQAAHE Immediate Past President

A recording of the session is available on INQAAHE's YouTube channel. A copy of the presentation is also available.