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HKCAAVQ attends Going Global Conference 2018 in Malaysia

02 May 2018 - 04 May 2018

Going Global Conference 2018, themed “Global connections, local impact: Creating 21st century skills, knowledge and impact for society-wide good”, took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 2-4 May 2018. The conference for leaders of international education, which provides a unique platform for leaders to share knowledge on the future of further and higher education, aims at connecting local, regional as well as global agendas and providing a global network for policy makers and practitioners.

Mr Albert Chow, Executive Director of HKCAAVQ, together with Mr Rob Fearnside, Deputy Executive Director (Academic) and Dr Joe Hong, Registrar (Academic Accreditation and Assessment), attended the conference. Among them HKCAAVQ representative speaks in the session themed “TNE quality assurance: a collaborative approach”, alongside with the following representatives of quality assurance agencies:

  • Dr Warren Fox, Chief of Higher Education, Knowledge and Human Development Authority Dubai, UAE
  • Mr Brandon Lee, Director-General – Private Education, Committee for Private Education Group, Singapore
  • Dr Fabrizio Trifiro, Manager – International, Quality Assurance Agency, UK
  • Dr Morris Williams, Director – International Partnerships, University of the West of England, UK

During the session, the speakers discussed challenges faced by institutions as well as quality assurance agencies as they face new regulatory and quality assurance systems. They also explored areas including how quality assurance agencies and institutions can work together more effectively to improve quality assurance outcomes for TNE, and how the quality assurance of TNE can balance global connections, national interest and academic autonomy.  

TNE Going Global 2018

Group photo featuring HKCAAVQ representative and other speakers in the session "TNE quality assurance: a collaborative approach".

Recognition qualifications Going Global 2018

Group photo featuring HKCAAVQ representative and other speakers in the session "Structured for success: building innovative frameworks of collaboration".

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