From 4 April to 4 April 2011 INQAAHE Biennial Conference QUALITY ASSURANCE: FOUNDATION FOR THE FUTURE was held in Madrid, Spain. 

All presentations are available below.

Pre-Conference Workshops

  1. Standards, learning outcomes and program accreditation, Hilary Winchester&Gemma Rauret,
  2. Managing an external quality assurance agency, Steven Crow&Michal Neumann
  3. Internal QA systems within HEIs, Laureano González&Tia Loukkola
  4. Effective site visits, Antony Stella&Barbara Beno

Sub-Theme #1  GLOBALIZING FORCES AND NATIONAL/REGIONAL GOALS

  1. A model to involve students in governance amidst resistance, Amr Abou El Ezz, Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine Cairo University (PDF/3.171KB)
  2. A Paradigm of Quality Assurance:Beyond globalizing forces vs. national goals, Kiyoko Saito & Ayaka NodaNational Institution for Academic Degree and University Evaluation (PDF/599KB)
  3. Challenges for the Internationalization of National Quality Assurance Agencies in the Asia Pacific Region -Case Study of Taiwan‟s Quality Assurance Agencies, Angela Yung-chi Hou, Fu Jen Catholic University (PDF/9.833KB)
  4. Corporate Governance and the Rise of Private HE, Michael Tomlinson, Australian Universities Quality Agency (PDF/1.803KB)
  5. Culture shock-A reflection of the non local learning programme accreditation for TNE in Hong Kong, Yiu Kwan Fan&Susanna Lee, Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic & Vocational Qualifications (PDF/383KB)
  6. EUR-ACE: A System of Accreditation of Engineering Programmes Allowing National Variants, Giuliano AUGUSTI&Jim BIRCH&A. ErbilPAYZIN, ENAEE (PDF/511KB)
  7. Expansion of QA mechanism in south Asian HE, Amjad Ali Arain, ArainBurgundy University Dijon France (PDF/3.150KB)
  8. Living with national and global rankings the dilemma for national QA systems in times of global competition, Jagannath Patil, NAAC (PDF/639KB)
  9. Quality Assurance of Cross-border Higher Education : A focus on Chinese-Foreign Cooperation in Running Schools and programs, Prof. WU Boda&Prof. LIN Mengquan (CDGDC, P.R. China) (PDF/4.928KB)
  10. Quality Culture vs Political Culture Negotiating Online HE Delivery in Federated States, Nancy Parker, Athabasca University (PDF/1.184KB)

Sub-Theme #2  PROFESSIONALIZATION OF QA 

  1. Professionalization of Quality Assurance in Australia’s Non-Self Accrediting Higher Education Providers, Hilary P.M. Winchester, M.A. (Oxon), D.Phil. (Oxon) (PDF/49KB)
  2. Effective partnerships - building capacity for quality in Saudi Arabian Higher Education, Eqbal Darandari (National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment, Saudi Arabia) Sally Ward (Higher Education, British Council, Middle East) (PDF/1.424KB)
  3. Improving internal quality learning form international experiences, Esther Adot Giménez, AQU Catalunya (PDF/525KB)
  4. Is Capacity Building the Ultimate Solution to Professionalising QA Practitioners?, Susanna Lee, Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic & Vocational Qualifications (PDF/675KB)
  5. Professionalization of QA in Australia's non self accrediting HE, Hilary Winchester, University of South Australia (PDF/499KB)
  6. Quality Assurance in Veterinary Medical Education in Egypt, Hussein El Maghraby, Al Jouf University, Saudi Arabia (PDF/365KB)
  7. Systematization of Internal QA Mechanism Kristu Jayanti College, Fr Josekutty (PrincipalKristu Jayanti College, Bangalore) & Prof. Aloysius Edward J. (IQACKristu Jayanti College Bangalore) (PDF/1.405KB)
  8. Teaching Innovation in Andalusia Professionalization through reward policies and database management, Pilar Romero&Carlos Marcelo, AGAE (PDF/548KB)
  9. The Assessment of Learning Outcomes Developing a Guide for QA, Obe de Vries&Mineke Laman&Clare Morris, Inspectie van het Onderwijs (PDF/653KB)
  10. Workshop: The external review of agencies the ENQA Experience, Achim Hopbach, ENQA (PDF/133KB)
  11. Workshop: The external review of agencies, Maria Jose Lemaitre, CINDA (PDF/824KB)
  12. Keynote: Professionalization of QA, Resources vs processes in Quality Management, Jose Rafael Toro, Universidad de los Andes (PDF/413KB)
  13. Keynote: Professionalization of QA,The view from agencies, Ton Vroeijenstijn (PDF/98KB)

Sub-Theme #3  EFFECTIVE QA PROCESSES FOR DIVERSITY, DEVELOPMENT, AND SUSTAINABILITY 

  1. A longitudial study of the ABET outcomes based accreditation model, George Peterson, ABET (PDF/334KB)
  2. A new approach to QA in Australia establishing TEQSA, Ian Hawke, TEQSA (PDF/362KB)
  3. Assuring Quality A system wide approach in Ontario, Joy Warkentin&Tim Klassen, Ontario College (PDF/1.040KB)
  4. Assuring Quality and Standards in Jamaican Tertiary Education, Ethley London&Angela Penny, The University Council of Jamaica (PDF/263KB)
  5. Audits of QA systems of Finnish higher education institutions -supporting institutions in the continuous development of their activities,Kirsi Hiltunen&Helka Kekalainen, Finnish Higher Education Evaluation Council (PDF/122KB)
  6. Effectiveness of Acreditation Process An Indian Experience with Diversity, Ganesh Hegde, NAAC, India (PDF/1.419KB)
  7. Efforts and Challenges to Achieve Quality Standards towards Accreditation for Medical Education Institutes in Developing Countries, Dr. Jamal Bordom&Dr. HeshamElmazar, Aljabal Algharby University, Arab Libyan (PDF/874KB)
  8. Good Practice For Monitoring Recognised Qualifications And The Use Of Icts As A Tool, Dr. José Eduardo López Pereira&Dr. Mª Paula Ríos de Deus&Dr.Jesús Miguel Muñoz Cantero, ACSUG, Spain. (PDF/685KB)
  9. How to assess the quality of internationalisation,Karl Dittrich&Mark Frederiks&Esther van den Heuvel, NVAO, Netherlands (PDF/430KB)
  10. Impact of QA Processes on Indian HEIs, Shyamasundar, National Assessment and Accreditation Council Bangalore, India (PDF/385KB)
  11. Improving Quality in Higher Education through Internal Benchmarking (IBM), Shaker Rizk&Abdul Sattar Al Alusi, Ittihad University, UAE (PDF/4.247KB)
  12. Institutional Assessment and Educational Quality Improvement, Ariana De Vincenzi, Universidad Abierta Interamericana, Argentina (PDF/632KB)
  13. Measuring Effectiveness in the verification and follow-up processes strategies of agae, Esther Megia&Nieves Pascual, AGAE, Spain (PDF/1.767KB)
  14. Evaluating Effectiveness, Annie Magarian&Fakhriya Al Habsi&Tess Goodliffe, Oman Quality Network (PDF/945KB)
  15. Peer Reviewers' Profile and Perception of the Exernal QA system in Ethiopia, Wondwosen Tamrat, St. Mary’s University College, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PDF/876KB)
  16. QA for HE transformation in a post soviet context the case of Armenia, Ruben Topchyan&Susanna Karakhanyan, ANQA (PDF/6.546KB)
  17. Quality Assurance In The University Institutions Of The Galician University System, Dr.José Eduardo López Pereira&Dr. MaPaula Ríos de Deus&Mª Dolores Castro Pais, ACSUG, Spain (PDF/835KB)
  18. Quality Assurance and Rankings, Allan Päll, European Students’ Union (PDF/720KB)
  19. Alternative University Appraisal System, Dzulkifli Abdul Razak, Universiti Sains Malaysia (PDF/1.417KB)
  20. Global Rankings and its Impact on Higher Education Policy and Institutional Behaviors, and Students‟ Choice: Effective Use of College Rankings, Geroge Jiang&Yung-chi Hou, Higher Education Evaluation & Accreditation Council of Taiwan (PDF/2.532KB)
  21. Quality Assurance and Rankings_Rankings and Tools for Quality Assessment in Latin America and the Caribbean, Pedro Henriquez, UNESCO-IESALC (PDF/815KB)
  22. Quality Assurance in a Regional University, Sandra Gift&Jacqueline Moniquette, The University of the West Indies (PDF/224KB)
  23. Quality Assurance Processes in Egyptian HE Institutions at both institutional and national level: Their Development and Sustainability, Amani E. Khalifa, Doaa K. Ibrahim, Hassan A. Al-Shatoury, Ibrahim G. Shaaban, Ahmed M. EL-Gizawy, Hoda A. A. Eltalawy, TahaniF. Youssef, Mostafa M. Radwan, Galal A. Abdellah, Ain Shams University (PDF/1.467KB)
  24. Retrospective or prospective regulation and QA in Australia, Rob Carmichael, AUQA, Australia (PDF/3.122KB)
  25. The Effect of the QA system in Israel on Higher Education Institutions and National Policy Makers, Michal Neumann & Marissa Gross -CHE, Israel (PDF/6.057KB)
  26. Workshop: ARCU-SUR:Is it an effective system for mutual recognition and regional integration? Daniela Torre, Consejo Nacional de Educación, Chile (PDF/463KB)
  27. Workshop: Joint-Programmes Questions to the Audience, Rolf Heusser, ECA (PDF/249KB)
  28. Workshop: Joint programs and recognition issues, Rolf Heusser, ECA (PDF/2.665KB)

Sub-Theme #4  INDEPENDENCE OF QA VIS‐À‐VIS DIFFERENT STAKEHOLDERS 

  1. Accreditation of courses of studies quality standards and their effect on university autonomy, Rodolfo De Vincenzi, Universidad Abierta Interamericana, Universidad de San Andrés. Argentina (PDF/170KB)
  2. Closing Session Achievement and Progress, David Woodhouse, AUQA, Australia (PDF/1.198KB)
  3. Closing session Renegotiating Institutional Autonomy and Public Accountability the Future of HE QA, Dirk van Damme, CERI/OECD (PDF/816KB)
  4. Independence in accreditation a stakeholder analysis of higher education, Raul Atria, Universidad de Chile (PDF/124KB)
  5. Integrity of the system: What happens when the state’s higher education oversight and trust is brought into question by a justice department?, Fernando F.Padro, Cambridge College (PDF/470KB)
  6. Quality Systems for HE the case of faculties of education and health sciences, G Tsayang&K D Mogobe, Univerity of Botswana (PDF/132KB)
  7. Stakeholder cooperation similarities differences and good practices, Karin Agelii&Karl Holm&Stefán Baldursson&Tove Blytt Holmen&Thomas Lange&Ellen Silleborg, Nordic Quality Assurance (NOQA) (PDF/67KB)
  8. The Question of independence of QA external reviewers work and decision making AKKORK solution, Erika  Soboleva, The Agency for Higher Education Quality Assurance and Career Development (PDF/696KB)
  9. Working with Government and Higher Education Institutions:The Balancing Act of QA Bodies, WS Wong, Joint Quality Review Committee Hong Kong (PDF/996KB)
  10. Keynote: EQAA independence from the global discourse on QA, Lis Lange, University of the Free State, South Africa (PDF/569KB)
  11. Keynote: The independence vis a vis stakeholders, Josep Ferre, AQU Catalunya (PDF/1.442KB)
Date event: 
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 to Friday, April 7, 2017