In addition to research, the other two most important functions of higher education are teaching and learning. The theme of the 10th higher education is on “innovation and developments in teaching and learning quality assurance”. This conference will adopt a wide-ranging view of what constituting the factors impacting on teaching and learning, focusing on their innovation and development aspects. Scholars and professionals in different disciplines are cordially invited to participate and submit papers for presentation at the Conference on topics relating to teaching and learning quality of higher education.

Keynote Speakers

team 1
Professor Jianxin Zhang

President,
Asia Pacific Quality Network

team 2
Professor Alberto Amaral

President,
Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education (A3ES), Portugal

team 3
Professor Sheelagh Matear

Executive Director, Academic Quality Agency for New Zealand Universities (AQA)

team 3
Mr Albert Chow

Executive Director, Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ)

 

Themes

The theme of this year’s conference is “Innovation and Developments in Teaching and Learning Quality Assurance”. Discussion and exchange will focus on sub-themes such as:

1.

Theories and practices of teaching and learning quality assurance systems

2.

“Enhancement” of teaching and learning in higher education

3.

Outcome-based approach to teaching and learning

4.

Learning environment of students

5.

Student evaluation of teachers (SET) and teacher self-evaluation (TSE)

6.

Assessment of students’ professional competence

7.

Voice of students to enhance teaching effectiveness

8.

Use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in teaching and learning enhancement

9.

Professional development for teachers in connection with teaching and students’ learning

10.

Quality assurance framework to safeguard and enhance experiences of international students

11.

Case studies of teaching and learning quality assurance in higher education with special reference to Asia-Pacific

12.

Other relevant topics related to conference theme

Media

Papers in Chinese or in English are both welcome.

Submission

The deadline for submission has passed.

Important dates

08/25

Deadline for submission

09/12

Notification of acceptance

09/17

Confirmation of participation

09/21 

Release of invitation letters for visa application purposes

10/15 

Submission of full paper (manuscript guide )

11/20-22 

Conference

More detailed information will be provided in future notices.

Programme

20 Nov

Arrival and registration

21 Nov

Registration
Conference opening
Keynote sessions
Parallel sessions

22 Nov

Parallel sessions
Closing panel discussion
Macao cultural heritage tour

Please click here for last year's conference programme.

Registration and Fee

Registration is free. Free hotel accommodation* and meals** will be provided to participants presenting papers on the conference. Other costs are on the responsibility of the participants.

* Hotel accommodation will be provided for non-local participants only. One single room (with standard breakfast) will be provided to one scholar for each accepted paper. The check-in/out schedule is as below:
Check-in: 20 Nov (after 14:00)
Check-out: 23 Nov (before 12:00 noon)
** Including lunch and dinner on 21 and 22 Nov.

Venues

Conference venue:

Macao Polytechnic Institute
R. Luís Gonzaga Gomes
Macao, China

Hotel accommodation:

TBC

Enquiries

For any enquiries, please contact the organisers via the following means:

Email: HEConf@ipm.edu.mo
Tel: +853-8599 6269 / 8599 6270
Fax: +853-2870 7287
Mail: Academic Affairs Department
Macao Polytechnic Institute
Rua de Luís Gonzaga Gomes,
Macao, China