The HAQAA Initiative successfully wraps up the final phase of the Training Course on a Common Language for QA in Africa

This final phase of the HAQAA Training Course focused on the state of development of different QA systems in Africa and on how to advance the Pan African QA and Accreditation Framework –PAQAF– so as to respect the diversity in QA and accreditation approaches across the continent and enable capacity building. Background The first phase of the HAQAA Training Course …

ASG-QA Consultation

Dear Recipient, The HAQAA (Harmonisation of African Higher Education Quality Assurance and Accreditation) Initiative, funded by the European Union in partnership with the African Union, has been established to support the development of a harmonised quality assurance and accreditation system at institutional, national, regional and Pan-African continental level. The Initiative is being implemented between December 2015 until November 2018 by …

EU Communication on Africa

New EU-Africa strategy: a major role for Erasmus+ and higher education cooperation European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport.

A HAQAA Initiative Preparatory Workshop for Institutional Evaluations ends Successfully in Accra, Ghana

A two-day preparatory workshop on the African Quality Rating Mechanism (AQRM) institutional evaluation that was organized by the Association of African Universities (AAU), as one of the 5 partners of the Harmonization of African Higher Education Quality Assurance and Accreditation (HAQAA) Initiative consortium ended on a high note in Accra, Ghana. The workshop that was held from the 28th -29th …

HAQAA Initiative holds a Successful 3rd Advisory Board Meeting in Accra, Ghana

The third HAQAA Advisory Board (AB) meeting was held from the 17th to the 18th of January 2017 in Accra, Ghana. AB members discussed the 2017 Calendar of events wand put special emphasis on the development of the African Standards Guidelines for Quality Assurance in Africa (ASG-QA) – one of the major outputs of the HAQAA Initiative, the African Quality …

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Call for proposals for the Second Symposium on Research and Good Practice competences

 Tuning Africa Second Symposium on Research and Good Practice in competences-based student-centred approach in higher education I—Introduction This is a call for proposals for the Second Symposium on Research and Good Practice competences-based student-centred approach in higher education which will form part of the Tuning Africa II 4th General Meeting planned to take place from 3 to 6 April 2017 …

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Open Call for Universities’ Participation for Quality Enhancement using AQRM

The HAQAA Initiative would like to announce Institutional Evaluations for Quality Enhancement utilizing the African Quality Rating Mechanism (AQRM) INTRODUCTION Quality assurance in higher education institutions is one core basis for revitalizing higher education in Africa. The Commission of the African Union therefore spearheaded the development of the African Quality Rating Mechanism (AQRM) to establish an African system that will …

The successful launch of the Harmonization of the African Higher Education Quality Assurance and Accreditation (HAQAA) Initiative

The Association of African Universities (AAU) was one of the organizers of the just ended 8th International Conference for Quality Assurance for Higher Education in African (ICQAHEA) held in Windhoek, Namibia, from the 19th to the 24th of September 2016. Some of the conference objectives included the promotion of awareness among the African Higher Education community on recent developments in …

The Haqaa Initiative Consortium Holds A Successful Quality Assurance In Higher Education Training Workshop In Europe

The Harmonization of African Higher Education Quality Assurance and Accreditation (HAQAA) Initiative consortium held a successful 5 day training workshop in Brussels, Belgium & Bonn, Germany as part of the implementation of its lined up programmes and events that are meant to immensely benefit African Higher Education. This training workshop in French will be followed by another one for the …

Support to PAN-AFRICAN Quality Assurance Initiatives Deepens

The 8th International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education in Africa (ICQAHEA) confirmed again that EU-supported efforts to raise the quality of higher education in Africa by promoting a pan-African approach and pan-African cooperation are increasingly bearing fruit and gaining critical support. The quality of higher education on the continent is under pressure because of factors that also affect …