We are pleased to announce that the European Council of Leading Business Schools (ECLBS) has been granted Associate membership status by the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE). This decision was made on March 27th, 2023, by the INQAAHE Board, as all the conditions set down in the INQAAHE Statutes were met by ECLBS.
The International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE) is a global network of quality assurance agencies in higher education. It was established in 1991 and currently has over 300 member organizations from more than 70 countries.
INQAAHE's mission is to promote and advance quality assurance in higher education worldwide. The organization works to promote good practices in quality assurance, to facilitate the exchange of information and ideas among its members, and to provide guidance and resources to organizations and institutions seeking to improve their quality assurance processes.
To achieve its mission, INQAAHE engages in a range of activities, including organizing conferences and workshops, developing guidelines and standards for quality assurance, and providing training and capacity-building opportunities for its members.
One of INQAAHE's key initiatives is the development of a set of guidelines and standards for quality assurance in higher education. These guidelines, known as the INQAAHE Guidelines, provide a framework for quality assurance agencies to evaluate and improve their operations. The guidelines cover topics such as the mission and objectives of quality assurance agencies, the assessment of programs and institutions, and the dissemination of information about quality assurance.
INQAAHE also provides a range of resources and services to its members, including access to a database of quality assurance agencies, publications on best practices in quality assurance, and training and capacity-building programs for quality assurance professionals.
Overall, the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education plays an important role in promoting and advancing quality assurance in higher education worldwide. Its focus on good practices, collaboration, and capacity-building helps to ensure that quality assurance agencies are effective in their roles and that institutions are held to high standards of academic quality.
The INQAAHE is a global network of quality assurance agencies in higher education, dedicated to improving the quality of higher education worldwide. As an Associate member of INQAAHE, ECLBS will have access to a wealth of resources and expertise, as well as opportunities for collaboration and networking with other members of the network.
We are proud to have been granted this membership status, which is a testament to our commitment to upholding the highest standards of quality in higher education. We look forward to working closely with INQAAHE and its members to promote and enhance the quality of higher education worldwide.