International Quality Assurance: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?

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Part of the Higher Education Dynamics book series (HEDY, volume 42)

Abstract

Significant growth in higher education enrollments, international student mobility, the growth of for-profit higher education, and concerns about international competitiveness, accompanied by emphasis on international rankings and world-class universities, have resulted in an unprecedented concentration on the academic quality of colleges and universities worldwide. How have the quality assurance and accreditation communities responded to these developments? What is the likely shape and operation of international quality assurance and accreditation in the future?

Keywords

High Education Quality Assurance Student Achievement International Competitiveness Private Benefit 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)Washington, DCUSA

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