Trends in Quality Assurance
Quality in education is a growing concern across the Commonwealth where governments have made impressive gains in increasing access to education at all levels. However, increased access has not necessarily led to improved learning outcomes. As such, most Commonwealth countries have established QA and accreditation bodies—44 countries have councils, commissions and authorities which cater to the QA needs of tertiary education institutions. The last ten years have witnessed a phenomenal increase in the number of quality assurance agencies.
- 2011-2015 
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Kanwar, Asha (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2012-02-29)Slides of speech presented at the Asia-Pacific Quality Network Conference and Annual General Meeting, Siem Reap, Cambodia, 29 February–2 March 2012. Presented by Professor Asha Kanwar.
Tait, Alan (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1997)This publication marks the first collection to emerge from the work of the COL/ICDE quality assurance research group, chaired jointly by Jocelyn Calvert (Deakin University) and Alan Tait (UK Open University). It consists ...
Deshpande, Prakash M; Mugridge, Ian (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 1994)This collection of essays is part of two approaches to dealing with the issue of quality assurance in distance education. The first approach arises from the agreement on research signed at the sixteenth world congress of ...
Open and Distance Learning Quality Assurance in Commonwealth Universities: A Report and Recommendations for QA and Accreditation Agencies and Higher Education Institutions Latchem, Colin (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-02)The issue of quality in open and distance learning (ODL) remains a major concern. Inadequate quality assurance (QA) measures, policies and systems render the credibility of ODL provision questionable. The Commonwealth of ...
Daniel, John; Kanwar, Asha; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2005-09-25)2ND WORLD SUMMIT OF MEGA-UNIVERSITIES, Cross Border Delivery: Experiences of Mega-Universities, New Delhi, 25 September 2005, Mega-Universities = Mega Quality? written by: Sir John Daniel, Asha Kanwar (Commonwealth of ...