Pakistan Network of Quality Assurance in Higher Education

2nd International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education and Annual General Meeting

Quality Assurance Revolution in the 21st Century

April 23-25, 2019, University of Education, Lahore, Pakistan

Pakistan Network of Quality Assurance in Higher Education was launched in the 1st International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education, December 18-19 2017 organized by Khyber Medical University at Peshawar. In the conference, Quality Enhancement Cell of KMU proposed Pakistan Network of Quality Assurance in Higher Education to provide a platform to QECs of Pakistani HEIs which are established in 170 Universities. The proposal was accepted by almost all the participants from national and international HEIs. Therefore all the members of the conference were nominated as full members of PNQAHE and interim committee was constituted for the voting process of executive committee of the network. The executive committee was constituted on September 27, 2018 and nomination of other positions of the board was also finalized on the same day. The executive committee of PNQAHE has approved the proposal of University of Education Lahore for hosting the 2nd International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education to be held on April 23-25, 2019.

CONTACTS

Ms. Asiyah Bukhari
General Secretary/Director QEC
Tel: +92-321-5556620
Fax : +92-91-9217755
Email:[email protected]
Email:[email protected]

Dr. Muhammad Mansha
Director QEC, UOE
Tel: +92-42-99262225
Tel: +92-307-4954573
Email: [email protected]

Ms. Hafsa Akram
(for general issues)
Tel: +92-333-4509647
Email: [email protected]

Mr. Sahir Atiq
(for general issues)
Tel: +92-313-9947707
Email: [email protected]

TIMELINE - KEY DATES

December 06, 2018

Call for Conference abstract released

December 06, 2018

Online Registration opened

January 30, 2019

Deadline for submission of conference abstracts

April 10, 2019

Registration closes

April 23-25, 2019

Pre-Conference Workshops and International Conference at University of Education Lahore

CONFERENCE THEMES

The main theme of the 2019 Quality Assurance and Higher Education Annual Conference is, Quality Assurance to Revolutionize 21st Century

The Sub-Themes are:
  • Enhanced Role of Leadership in improving Quality of Education in HEIs.
  • Quality Enhancement Practices using digital tools.
  • Challenges and opportunities for inducting Quality Culture in HEIs.
  • Emerging Trends in Quality Assurance in Higher Education
  • Alignment issues in Teaching, Learning and Assessment
  • The impact on Pakistani Universities while competing in International Ranking.
  • Employability issues of Graduates in related industry of Pakistan
  • Creating balance between External Quality Assurance and Internal Quality Assurance.
  • Process-based approach in Quality Education
  • Developing Quality Information System
  • Ensuring and promoting trust in HEIs in globalized context

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

You are invited to present a presentation on a topic of your choice related to one of the topics above. Ideas for topics can be drawn from the list of theme and sub-themes, or can be of your own choice. Please indicate how your selected topic relates to the theme of the Conference.

Guidelines for Abstract submissions
  • Abstract on any topic related to the theme or sub-themes of the Conference will be considered.
  • Abstract should be no more than 250-300 words in length, and a bio-sketch of up to 100 words with one photo of the author.
  • Abstract will be reviewed by a review committee. The acceptance of Abstract for inclusion in the program is at the prerogative of the review committee, and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • If your abstract is selected for presentation, it is expected that you will have: 1) 15 minutes for presentation; 2) 5 minutes for questions/discussion.
  • All submissions must be in English.

It will be highly appreciated if you could earlier submit your Abstract (in Word Version) to [email protected] by January 30, 2019.

WHO CAN ATTEND

  • Director and Dy. Director and Staff of Quality Enhancement Cell of HEI's
  • Members of Accreditation Council
  • Representatives of Quality Assurance Agencies
  • Representatives of Quality Assurance Agencies and network
  • Faculty Members of HEI's
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Patron-in-Chief

Dr. Tariq Banuri Chairman HEC Pakistan

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President PNQAHE

Professor Dr Arshad Javaid Vice Chancellor KMU

INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS

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Dr. Heinz-Ulrich Schmidt Formerly Director General of Higher Education and Research, Special Representative, Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA) Berliner Freiheit, Germany

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Dr. Khalid M. El-Hassan Higher Education Consultant, Higher Education Institutions Affairs Directorate Ministry of Education and Higher Education Doha, Qatar

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Dr. Bassam Mohammed Alhamad Director of the QA & Accreditation Center, AP in Chemical Engineering, University of Bahrain

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Donald Staub Assistant Professor and the Director of the School of Foreign Languages at Izmir University of Economics in Izmir, Turkey. Iran

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Dr. Selva Staub Project Manager for overseas operations at Consumers Energy (Jackson, Michigan)

THE VENUE

University Of Education Lahore, Pakistan

STAY INFORMED

It will be highly appreciated if you could earlier submit your presentation (in Word Version) to [email protected] at the same time by
January 30, 2019