From 29 March to 1 April 2005 INQAAHE Biennial Conference Quality, Assurance & Diversity was held in Wellington, New Zealand.


All presentations are available below.

Pre-Conference Workshops

  1. The Self-Evaluation Process, Dr. David Tippin, The University of Auckland (PDF/262KB)
  2. Assuring Effective Site Visits, Dr. DavidWoodhouse, AUQA (PDF/541KB)
  3. Fundamentals of Quality Assurance, Dr. Marjorie Peace Lenn (National Center for Higher Education Washington, D.C.) & Dr. Steven Crow (Higher Learning Commission Chicago (PDF/243KB)

Sub-Theme #1 Diversity in agencies sharing in quality assurance activities

  1. Convergence of national and regional accrediting processes, Adriana Caillón&Adriana Rodriguez&Ana Filippa, National Commission for Evaluation and Accreditation (CONEAU) (PDF/59KB)
  2. Building a Pan-Canadian Consensus on Quality Assurance for Degree Programs, Donald N. Baker, Postsecondary Education Quality Assessment Board Ontario, Canada (PDF/187KB)
  4. The Accreditation of Gender, J. Elspeth S. Smith, UAE (PDF/70KB)
  5. Indian Higher Education :Contemporary Challenges of Quality Assurance, Dr.(Mrs)K.Rama, National Assessment and Accreditation Council, India (PDF/52KB)
  6. Managing diversity and moving towards quality assurance in Slovenian higher education, Armand Faganel&Dr. Nada Trunk Sirca&Dr. Slavko Dolinsek, University of Primorska Koper, SLOVENIA (PDF/60KB)
  7. Diversity of QA systems and divergent approaches to QA systems in Finnish Higher Education Institutions, Dr. Seppo Saari, Finnish Higher Education Evaluation Council (PDF/111KB)
  8. Diversity through Quality Audit, David Woodhouse&Robert Carmichael, AUQA (PDF/895KB)
  9. Beyond ‘Lost in Translation’ to an Approach that Supports Diversity, Yonezawa (PDF/1.287KB)

Sub-Theme #2 Effectiveness of Quality Assurance

  1. Is it Possible? Investigating the Influence of External Quality Audit on University Performance, Sarah Carr&Emma Hamilton&Emeritus Professor Phil Meade, University of Otago (PDF/298KB)
  2. The South African MBA Review And The Principles Of Efficient Regulation, Douglas Blackmur,  University Of The Western Cape (PDF/80KB)
  3. Do the Postgraduate Students Agree with the Academic Auditors?, G. Elizabeth Bean, Lincoln University (PDF/99KB)
  4. ‘Student Satisfaction Cycle’ in Accredited institutions of India, Dr. Jagannath Patil, National Assessment and Accreditation Council, India (PDF/92KB)
  5. The effect of external quality assurance on students’ learning experience, Khalid Al Safi Al Haribi, Majan College (University College) (PDF/151KB)
  6. Can institutional evaluations help higher education institutions?, Lee Harvey, ENQA (PDF/230KB)
  7. The Effectiveness of an External QA Process on Doctoral Programs in a Regional System of Universities, Maurice Yeates, Ryerson University (PDF/142KB)
  8. Effectiveness of University Evaluation: Experience and Lessons Learned from the Trial Evaluations, Takahiro Saito&Takayuki Hayashi, National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation (PDF/214KB)

Sub-Theme #3 Quality Assurance of Transnational Education​

  1. Cross-Border Higher Education in India: False Understandings and True Overestimates, Dr.Antony Stella&Prof.A.Gnanam, National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) (PDF/57KB)
  2. Trust and understanding in transnational quality assurance, Nick Harris&Carolyn Campbell, The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (PDF/477KB)
  3. Transnational Quality Assurance: In Pursuit Of Global Cooperation, Carolyn Filteau, Council of Ontario Universities Toronto (PDF/140KB)
  4. World Bank Grants for Regional Capacity Building in Quality Assurance: Is Your Region Next?, Dr. Marjorie Peace Lenn, Center for Quality Assurance in International Education (PDF/541KB)
  5. Mutual Recognition of Accreditation Decisions: A European Perspective, Dr Mark Frederiks (ECA Coordinator; NVAO) & Dr Rolf Heusser (Chairman of ECA; OAQ) (PDF/74KB)
  6. UNESCO/OECD Guidelines on Quality Provision in Cross-Border Higher Education, Mala Singh, UNESCO (PDF/44KB)
  7. Relationship between quality assurance and cross border recognition of qualifications, Theresa Okafor, Quality Assurance and Research Development Agency (PDF/49KB)
  8. Quality Assurance of Transnational Education (TE) in the English-speaking Caribbean, Sandra Gift&Elsa Leo-Rhynie&Jacqueline Moniquette, The University of the West Indies (PDF/89KB)



  1. To What End? The Effectiveness of Quality Assurance in Higher Education, Professor Denise Bradley AO, University of South Australia (PDF/145KB) 
  2. Quality Assurance In Tertiary Education From A Maori (Indigenous) Perspective, Ranginui Walker, University of Auckland (PDF/59KB)
  3. Who’s Afraid of Cross-Border Higher Education? A Developing World Perspective, John Daniel&Asha Kanwar (Commonwealth of Learning) & Stamenka Uvalic-Trumbic (UNESCO) (PDF/71KB)


    Date event: 
    Tuesday, March 29, 2005 to Friday, April 1, 2005