Quality and Recognition in Higher Education
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Quality and Recognition in Higher Education

The Cross-border Challenge

With rapid growth in cross-border education and developments such as e-learning, for-profit providers, and remote campuses challenging accreditation frameworks, this book examines the situation in Canada, the United States, Europe, Australia, and Japan with a view towards working with UNESCO on a set of guidelines on quality provision in cross-border higher education.
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Publication Date :
27 July 2004
DOI :
10.1787/9789264015104-en
 
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Quality Assurance and Recognition of Qualifications in Post-secondary Education in Canada You do not have access to this content

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Author(s):
Jane Knight
Pages :
43–62
DOI :
10.1787/9789264015104-5-en

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This chapter provides a general overview of the quality assurance systems in place at the provincial/territorial level in Canada and examines how the systems address cross-border delivery of postsecondary education. It also provides an overview of the procedures in place in Canada for evaluating and recognising foreign qualifications. Finally, it raises the key issues and challenges for international quality assurance, accreditation and recognition of qualifications, including the need for closer links between quality assurance and recognition of qualifications, assessment of competencies/learning outcomes, and the ...