Opening Ceremony of the Officials Meeting on the Transnational Qualifications Framework, VUSSC
Many governments are struggling to respond to increased demand, knowing that their Age Participation Rates in higher education are well below what is needed for sustained national development. APRs are now between 40-50% in OECD countries but remain below 5% in some developing countries. We believe VUSSC can help governments of small states to strengthen their national institutions to increase APR rates.
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Virtual University of Small States of the Commonwealth: Launch of the Transnational Qualifications Framework Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2010-05-03)On behalf of the Commonwealth of Learning it is a pleasure to welcome you to this dinner to launch the Transnational Qualifications Framework that has been developed for the Virtual University of Small States of the ...
The Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) and its Transnational Qualifications Framework (TQF) West, Paul; Daniel, John; Lesperance, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-04-07)Presented by Paul West at the 3rd Quality Congress, Dubai, Middle East, 7 April 2009. // Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for taking time to listen to this presentation about the 32 small states of the Commonwealth. My ...
A Transnational Qualifications Framework for the Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth West, Paul; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-09-21)Training Workshop on Development of National Qualifications/Quality Assurance Frameworks for SADC countries, Zanzibar, 21-22 September, 2007, A Transnational Qualifications Framework for the Virtual University for Small ...
West, Paul; Daniel, John (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2008-02-25)If international online courses are to play a significant role in the expansion of education they must be placed within a global framework of quality assurance and qualifications recognition that inspires confidence.