Quality Assurance in South America Conference
Qaspir Consulting are proud to partner with Universidad de Las Américas–Ecuador in bringing this conference to Ecuador. levels
November 18-19, 2020
Our conference in partnership with UDLA: Universidad de Las Américas – Ecuador- Quality Assurance South America provides an opportunity to learn from colleagues and experts in higher education how best practices can improve quality assurance, institutional and program effectiveness, and student success, through networking with peers and hearing how other institutions stay current in their pursuit of continuous improvement.
Higher education is becoming more and more challenging for institutions as they struggle to demonstrate excellence to compete for student enrolment, funding and accreditation at both program and institution level. Consequently, the focus on assessment is heightened to provide accountability, which makes this area a driving force throughout institutions.
Higher education institutions everywhere face challenges as they strive to demonstrate academic excellence, compete for student enrolment, guarantee sufficient funding and achieve important accreditations at both program and institutional levels. Consequently, their focus on quality assurance is key in order to provide accountability to students, employers and society in general, making this area a driving force for institutions.
Quality Assurance is a key driver for institutions in higher education. Whether your institution has recently begun to develop a Quality Assurance Strategy or is already well into its plan, having reliable data and being able to understand and take action is an integral part of any institution’s efforts.
QASA 2020 offers ample opportunities to gather new knowledge and insight to put a strong QA strategy and framework into place. Additionally, areas such as student success, assessment, and institutional effectiveness are becoming increasingly important for institutions, and these topics will also be discussed.
The conference provides a practitioner’s approach to enhancing continuous improvement in three key areas:
- Student Success
- Institutional Effectiveness
In addition to the concurrent sessions, the conference also includes a workshop component for assessment and a poster session that allows delegates to present a 2-minute overview and go into a prize draw for the best poster.
Join our highly acclaimed keynote speakers Linda Suskie, Dr. Timothy Brophy from University of Florida, along with Prof. Pete Boyd from University of Cumbria, UK, Dr. Alexis Brooks-Walter from Virginia State University. Additionally, speakers from all over South America will provide a practitioner’s approach to quality assurance for continuous improvement.