Dubai is the setting for QAA’s International Quality Assurance Programme (IQAP) November 2017

We are thrilled to announce that the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) will be holding the next International Quality Assurance Programme (IQAP) in Dubai from 12-16 November 2017 with support from the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). We will be holding the programme at the beautiful JW Marquis Hotel, Dubai.

The International Quality Assurance Programme (IQAP) is a five day, face-to-face training course for experienced HE professionals from outside the UK. Following the success of six IQAP programmes hosted in London, where we have welcomed over 100 quality practitioners and leaders from 35 countries, we will be holding the next programme in Dubai to help widen participation and make it easier for international delegates to join.

IQAP provides excellent opportunities to:

  • take part in engaging workshops with highly experienced quality assurance leaders
  • learn about current issues in the management of higher education quality assurance
  • learn about the UK quality assurance system and approaches taken by UK universities
  • develop skills relevant to the improvement of quality assurance approaches
  • build relationships and learn from colleagues from across the world

More information can be found on the QAA website:

The programme for our Dubai event will be available soon and will be very similar to that of previous events. The programme from the last IQAP is attached for your reference.

In addition, delegates will benefit from a visit to the KHDA offices and a presentation by their Chief of Higher Education, Dr Warren Fox. There will also be presentations by Middlesex University and the University of Manchester, a visit to Heriot-Watt’s Dubai campus and a networking guided tour of Dubai with a traditional Arabic dinner.

How to apply

To express interest, please send your CV to and we will endeavour to respond within three working days.

We very much look forward to welcoming delegates from all over the world to our first ever IQAP in Dubai!

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