IIEP-UNESCO Online course on “Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) for universities in Arab countries: Designing and developing an effective IQA system” Jointly organized with the UNESCO Beirut Office 30 April – 29 June 2018


Dear Madam/Sir,

We are pleased to inform you that the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) is offering an online course on “Internal Quality Assurance for universities in Arab countries: Designing and developing an effective IQA system”, which will be delivered from 30 April to 29 June 2018. This course is jointly organized with the UNESCO Beirut Office.
This online course aims to strengthen the capacity of officials in charge of quality management in their higher education institutions by familiarizing them with innovative options and good practices in IQA. Participants will learn how to develop IQA as an integrated system in support of quality, employability, and a quality culture.
The course was specially designed to meet the training needs of vice-rectors for teaching and learning, quality managers, and their team members, at central university and faculty levels. Its instructional design is geared to institutional development, and the course is therefore meant forteams of three to five participants (including a team coordinator) working together in a university.
The participation of women is strongly encouraged.
The course structure includes individual work, group assignments, and interaction with international specialists in the field of IQA in higher education. The training will be primarily conducted in distance mode and be complemented by face-to-face group sessions organized by the team coordinator. This coordinator will be a member of the team designated by the participating university and s/he will organize the group work. S/he will preferably have a leading position in the area of academic quality.
Please find some more information on the course under the following link:https://we.tl/H2tYU7RFbA
You are invited to submit an application for a team of three to five participants who will work together during the course. Once the university is selected, we would be grateful if you could forward on to them the following link to the online registration form, and ask them to submit the completed online application for their team by Thursday, 29 March 2018, at the latest:
The tuition fees for the course are USD 550 per person. Once the application form has been duly submitted, IIEP will issue an invoice for the course fees. The team’s registration will be confirmed upon reception of the course fees.
Please inform us that your University will participate in the course, as soon as possible, and by29 March 2018 latest at: m.martin@iiep.unesco.org.
Please note that the language of instruction of the course is English. A joint IIEP / Beirut Office certificate will be awarded to participants who successfully complete the course.
An Information Note providing further details on the course content and organization is enclosed with this letter. Additional information on the detailed programme and organizational procedures will be sent to the selected participants and institutions in due course.
We look forward to this opportunity to reinforce collaboration between your organization.
Yours sincerely,
Michaela Martin​

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