President of ETEC Reviews Academic Accreditation Developments Plan of ETEC

Rabat, President of the Education and Training of Evaluation Commission Dr. Hossam bin Abdulwahab Zaman participated here today in the Fourth Regional Conference of the Arab Network for Quality Assurance in Higher Education, entitled (Quality Assurance...

Rabat, President of the Education and Training of Evaluation Commission Dr. Hossam bin Abdulwahab Zaman participated here today in the Fourth Regional Conference of the Arab Network for Quality Assurance in Higher Education, entitled (Quality Assurance in Higher Education in the Era of Digitization).

Dr. Zaman presented a participation in the scientific session entitled (Good Practices in Quality Assurance in Higher Education), where he introduced the Education and Training Evaluation Authority in the Kingdom and the stages of its establishment, areas of operation, structure and main roles, and it is the regulatory body based on the evaluation of public and private education in the Kingdom. It supports efforts to raise the quality and adequacy of education and training, and enhances the role of education and training in supporting the economy and national development, and is the competent authority in the Kingdom to evaluate, measure and accredit in education and training.

The conference discussed several axes, the most important of which were: (Innovation and the future outlook of higher education).

In this regard, Dr. Zaman stressed the importance of reviewing the criteria and procedures of academic accreditation, to be more effective and less expensive and directly related to development goals, and the importance of activating international partnerships in program accreditation with organizations.

Dr. Zaman also reviewed Saudi Arabia's pioneering experience in unifying the academic, training and basic accreditation bodies under one umbrella to ensure, growth, sustainability and efficiency to provide the best services.

Source: Saudi Press Agency