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HKCAAVQ attends UNESCO Regional Conference on Quality Assurance, Shenzhen, China

15 Jun 2017 - 16 Jun 2017

The UNESCO Regional Conference on Quality Assurance took place in Shenzhen, China on 15-16 June, 2017. The Conference was organised by UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education in Bangkok, Thailand and the Section of Higher Education, UNESCO in Paris, in collaboration with the Chinese National Commission for UNESCO and the UNESCO International Centre for Higher Education Innovation (UNESCO-ICHEI) in Shenzhen, China. The Conference was attended by representatives of regional quality assurance agencies and government agencies in the region.

Ms Dorte Kristoffersen, Executive Director, together with Deputy Executive Director (Academic), Mr Robert Fearnside, attended the Conference which focused on discussing innovative quality assurance (QA) policies and practices, identifying gaps and challenges faced by the QA industry, and exploring common agendas for future collaboration among QA agencies and regional QA networks.  The conference  culminated in the issuance of the Shenzhen Statement: http://bangkok.unesco.org/sites/default/files/assets/article/Higher%20Education/QAShenzhenChinaJune17/ShenzhenStatement-QAinHE-June17-China.pdf

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