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MPI to Organise the “10th Higher Education International Conference on Innovation and Developments in Teaching and Learning Quality Assurance”

In order to learn about the innovation in teaching and learning, exchange insights on the development of international quality assurance and thereby promote the advancement of the quality of higher education in Macao, Macao Polytechnic Institute (MPI) and the Asia-Pacific Quality Network (APQN) are jointly organising “The 10th Higher Education International Conference on Innovation and Developments in Teaching and Learning Quality Assurance”, which will be held at MPI on 21-22 November 2018. The conference will feature keynote speeches by Professor Jianxin Zhang, President of APQN; Professor Alberto Amaral, President, Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education (A3ES), Portugal; Mr Ian Kimber, Director of Universities, Quality Enhancement and Standards, The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), United Kingdom; Professor Sheelagh Matear, Executive Director, Academic Quality Agency for New Zealand Universities (AQA), New Zealand; and Mr Albert Chow, Executive Director of the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic & Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ). They will focus on various issues related to teaching and learning quality, and innovation and developments in quality assurance.

In order to learn about the innovation in teaching and learning, exchange insights on the development of international quality assurance and thereby promote the advancement of the quality of higher education in Macao, Macao Polytechnic Institute (MPI) and the Asia-Pacific Quality Network (APQN) are jointly organising “The 10th Higher Education International Conference on Innovation and Developments in Teaching and Learning Quality Assurance”, which will be held at MPI on 21-22 November 2018. The conference will feature keynote speeches by Professor Jianxin Zhang, President of APQN; Professor Alberto Amaral, President, Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education (A3ES), Portugal; Mr Ian Kimber, Director of Universities, Quality Enhancement and Standards, The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), United Kingdom; Professor Sheelagh Matear, Executive Director, Academic Quality Agency for New Zealand Universities (AQA), New Zealand; and Mr Albert Chow, Executive Director of the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic & Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ). They will focus on various issues related to teaching and learning quality, and innovation and developments in quality assurance.

The conference opening and keynote sessions will commence at 9:30 am on 21 November 2018 in Lecture Theatre 1 on the first floor of MPI’s Wui Chi Building. The conference will also include a number of parallel sessions. Academics, quality assurance personnel and other interested parties are welcome to attend. More details are available on the conference website: www.ipm.edu.mo/heconf2018. Please contact the conference organiser for seat reservation at heconf@ipm.edu.mo.

(From left to right) Professor Jianxin Zhang, Professor Alberto Amaral, Mr Ian Kimber, Professor Sheelagh Matear and Mr Albert Chow will talk in Macao about the quality assurance of higher education

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