Welcome to APQN - Asia-Pacific Quality Network

About Asia-Pacific Quality Network (APQN)

Founded in 2003, the Asia-Pacific Quality Network (APQN) is a non-governmental and non-profit network who has been striving for “Enhancing the Quality of Higher Education in the Asia-Pacific Region” and "Dissolving Boundaries for a Quality Region".

After 20-year development, APQN has 192 members from 45 countries and territories, becoming the largest and the most influential international organization on higher education in this Region. APQN has played a crucial and unique role in improving the QA mechanism, exchanging theory and practice experiences, promoting substantive co-operations, establishing Consultant Bank, reviewing Asia-Pacific Quality Register (APQR) and Asia-Pacific Quality Label(APQL) in this Region.

APQN Academic Conference (AAC) and Annual General Meeting (AGM), 2024

26 to 29 September 2024

Online Registration for 2024 AAC&AGM is now open!

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Quality Assurance and Global Tertiary Education: Navigating Challenges and Embracing Innovation

I Background

APQN Academic Conference (AAC) and Annual General Meeting (AGM) are annual highlight events to discuss and advance quality assurance in higher education in Asia-Pacific. APQN Board is delighted to announce that the next AAC and AGM will be hosted by the Russian Register on September 26 - 29 (Thursday - Sunday), 2024 in Saint Petersburg ,Russia.

The target audience for the AAC and AGM are primarily those associated with quality assurance in the Asia- Pacific Region. It includes all types of APQN members and observers, the Board, the Committees and the various Project Groups. In addition, other higher education institutions (HEIs), quality assurance agencies (QAAs), and organizations working in the field of quality assurance in any part of the world are welcomed to attend AAC events which are only open to all registered delegates with the exception of the AGM which are only for APQN members only.

II Conference Themes

Theme of 2024 AAC:

Quality Assurance and Global Tertiary Education: Navigating Challenges and Embracing Innovation

Sub-themes:

  1. QA for Cross-Border Higher Education: International Standards, Challenges and Solutions;
  2. Embracing Digitalization for QA: Innovations and Future Trends;
  3. QA in Higher Education Institutions: Fostering Excellence in Teaching and Learning in all Stages of Life;.
  4. Enhancing Internal Quality Assurance of QAAs: Innovations and Governance.

III Timeline - key dates and events.

Time

Key Event

December, 2023

Press releases and the announcement of APQN 2024 AAC and AGM

February 1, 2024

Call for Papers for 2024 APQN Academic Conference (AAC)

Before June 15, 2024

1. Deadline of Call for Papers for 2024 Academic Conference (AAC)

2. Call for the Host of 2025 AAC and AGM

3. Call for Nominations for 2024 APQN Awards

Before June 30, 2024

1. Deadline for the EoI to Host 2025 AAC and AGM

2. Deadline for the Applications for APQN Awards

July 1-20, 2024

1. Online Registration is open

2. Announcement of accepted papers

3. Announcement of the EoI to Host 2025 AAC and AGM by APQN Board

4. Announcement of the Applications for APQN Awards by APQN Board

5. The first draft of the Programme of 2024 AAC & AGM

September 26, 2024

(Thursday)

Arrival in St. Petersburg, Russia for APQN 2024 AAC and AGM

September 27-28, 2024

(Friday-Saturday)

APQN Academic Conference and Annual General Meeting

September 29, 2024

(Sunday)

Half-day City Tour of St. Petersburg, Russia

 

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Shanghai, 200031, P.R. CHINA
Tel: +86 21 5403 1620
Fax: +86 21 5467 0198
Email: apqnsecretariat@163.com 

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