http://enews.ksu.edu.sa/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/UWN.jpgBy Wagdy Sawahel. Experts have agreed to set up an African Quality Assurance and Accreditation Council for Higher Education, or AQAACHE, to harmonise the approval of courses and activities of quality agencies among countries. The major aim is to encourage qualification recognition, academic mobility and internationalisation across Africa. This was outlined at a workshop held at the African Union offices in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 10-11 April.
"Because different higher education systems in Africa are structured in different ways, it is imperative to integrate [them] into a continental system of harmonisation in order to ensure the recognition of qualifications across the continent, stated the workshop’s concept note. Read more...