Quality Networks


Here you will find a list of networks and initiatives related to the issue of quality in education. 

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The Quality Network for Universities (QNU)
A platform for university leaders grappling with new strategic challenges and eager to learn from emerging research, experience and best practice, from across sectors. Its goal is to strengthen the capacity of member institutions to act—proactively, effectively, and with vision—in a period of far-reaching change in Canadian economy and society.


Nordic Quality Assurance
Nordic Quality Assurance Network in Higher Education (NOQA) is a forum for information dissemination, exchanging experiences and pursuing projects of mutual interest. The main objective is to create a joint understanding of different Nordic viewpoints on issues related to higher education quality assurance.


Oman Quality Network in Higher Education (OQNHE)
The Oman Quality Network in Higher Education (OQNHE) is an independent, not-for-profit network of Omani Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) focused on quality enhancement in higher education. The OQNHE was officially launched under the patronage of Her Excellency the Minister for Higher Education on 20th September 2006.


Irish Higher Education Quality Network (IHEQN)  
The IHEQN was established in 2003 and provides a forum for the discussion of quality assurance / quality improvement issues amongst the principal national stakeholders involved in the quality assurance of higher education and training in Ireland 


The Higher Education Compliance and Quality Network

HECQN  is a collaborative network for professionals engaged in quality assurance, compliance and regulatory management in higher education. The direction and focus of the HECQN and its activities are driven by the sector for the sector, adopting a proactive national approach to addressing current issues on quality and regulatory and enterprise risk issues for higher education institutions through sharing knowledge and leading practices.


Quality Assurance in Language Education Network
QALEN was formed as a result of meetings and consultations held between Quality Assurance and Accreditation agencies of the English and Other Languages Teaching Sector formally in London in 2011 and in Sydney in 2014.


The Network on Education Quality Monitoring in the Asia-Pacific (NEQMAP)
NEQMAP serves to strengthen education systems to improve the quality of education in Asia-Pacific through collaborative efforts. The network will provide a forum for exchanging of expertise, experiences and lessons to improve the quality of learning in education systems of countries in Asia-Pacific, with the eventual aim of influencing policy reforms.