UNESCO, WAC sign agreement to boost quality assurance of higher education systems


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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the World Accreditation Commission, WAC, yesterday, signed a partnership action plan.

In a joint statement in Abuja, the two bodies highlighted their strengthened cooperation and a strong shared emphasis on boosting quality assurance of higher education systems.

The plan enabled both institutions to conduct an in-depth study of the global higher education landscape and trends across regions of the world.

It stated in part, “Overall, the tasks revolve around the following: identifying team of experts for conducting the study and producing report from each region.

“The WAC and UNESCO team is made up of the following three persons: Professor Emilio Luis Abad (UNESCO), Professor Bashiru Aremu (WAC) and Professor Boseline Prabhul (WAC).”

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Source: Vanguard Newspaper