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Quality Assurance, Monitoring and Evaluation in Higher Education

Concern about the quality of higher education is on the rise in Africa. It comes at a time of growing recognition of the potentially powerful role of tertiary education for growth, and it is a natural response to public perception that educational quality is being compromised in the effort to:
expand enrolment in recent years, complaints by employers that graduates are poorly prepared for the workplace, and increasing competition in the higher education market place, as numerous private and transnational providers enter the scene.

This Course Will Provide Participants With The Required Competencies Which Include Knowledge on:
• Quality assurance (QA) legislative environment, theories related to QA, implementation models, and case studies, policy   writing and roleplay to assist with implementation
• A Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) system, theories around M&E, models and implementation

The Course Provides Information on:
• What African countries are doing to regulate and improve quality (universities and TVET colleges);
• What it takes to implement these initiatives;
• What has been the impact, and what are the priorities for capacity building

• Academics
• Researchers in Education
• University Deans
• Heads of Departments
• Provincial Education Departments
• University Heads of Departments
• Quality Assurance Managers
• Chief Directors
• MECs for Education
• Director Generals & Deputy Director Generals
• Education Administrators in Higher Education
• Monitoring & Evaluation Managers
• Program Managers
• Education Specialists
• Policy Research
• Principals/ Vice Principals
• Campus Manager
• Student Affairs Officers

NQF Level 6, 5 Credits towards a Diploma in Management.

A Competency certificate can be earned, subject to successful completion of the POE/ Assessment in the specified period stipulated at the event. If a participant chooses not to complete the assessment, he/she will receive a certificate of attendance only. Aligned with SAQA US ID 15218 Conduct an Analysis to Determine Outcomes of Learning for Skills  Development and Other Purposes

Our Accreditation Partner

In terms of the Higher Education Act, all courses and programmes offered by Business Schools resort under the Council on Higher Education’s Quality Committee (CHE QC) for assessment and quality-assurance purposes. All courses offered by Southern Business School are registered through the prescribed higher education processes and are subject to internal quality assurance processes as far as moderation, assessment and accreditation are concerned. When short courses are aligned to modules of formal academic programmes of Southern Business School, or SAQA Registered Unit standards, they are credit-bearing short courses. This status is also described in the Criterion Guideline document for Short Courses” from SAQA

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    Mar 23 - 27 2020


    7:30 am - 4:00 pm

    Local Time

    • Timezone: America/New_York
    • Date: Mar 23 - 27 2020
    • Time: 1:30 am - 10:00 am
    Premier Hotel O.R. Tambo


    Premier Hotel O.R. Tambo
    73 Gladiator Street, Kempton Park Gauteng
    Intelligent Africa


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    • Dr. Dolf Steyn
      Dr. Dolf Steyn
      DPhil (Information Science), MEd (Cum Laude), HDE and FDE

      Dolf was the Managing Director for Pearson institute of Higher Education. His career includes work across 3 continents and amongst multiple cultures and organisations including Deloitte and Tshwane University of Technology.During his time at Deloitte consulting, he started a project management office which supported a team who among others did SABA installations, LMS roll-outs and custom software solutions.
      Previously he was Director of Teaching and Learning with Technology at the Tshwane University of technology which has the second largest Blackboard LMS roll-out in South Africa. His career includes work in education, public, private and corporate sectors. He is experienced in working in teams, delegations and committees as well as in the running of projects as an individual. Dolf has taught Project management at graduate level for the last 15 years. Dolf served on examination boards, investigation/advisory commissions and industry work teams. He has published nationally and internationally and is a frequent contributor to workshops, training sessions and conferences.

    • Prof Nicolene Barkhuizen
      Prof Nicolene Barkhuizen
      BCom HR, Hons BCom Labour Relations, MCom Industrial Psychology, Phd Industrial Psychology

      Nicolene received several awards for her academic performance during her studies. Subsequently Nicolene began her career as a lecturer and academic in 2005.Currently Nicolene has more than 100 scientific publications including books, chapters in textbooks, peer reviewed conference proceedings and journal articles. She presented more than 150 research papers at both local and international conferences. Nicolene has served as the Chair of the SABPP during 2011 and 2012 as well on its executive board. Nicolene’s research outputs have resulted in various research awards and nominations. In 2006 she was awarded Faculty Junior Researcher of the Year, at University of Johannesburg. Nicolene’s employment at the North-West University resulted in the following research awards: Faculty Senior Researcher of the Year (2013) and Rectors Award for the Most Productive Researcher in the Faculty of Commerce and Administration (2013)

    • Prof. Nico Schutte
      BA Hons H R Development, MA Masters Management and Development, PhD Public Administration, PhD Industrial Psychology

      BA Hons H R Development, MA Masters Management and Development, PhD Public Administration, PhD Industrial Psychology

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