Professor Roger Brown and chaired by Paul Lister, entitled "Can
quality resist the
In this lecture, Professor Roger Brown will warn that unless they are
strengthened, our existing quality assurance arrangements will be
protect the international reputation of our higher education system.
Brown will refer to a number of recent cases which demonstrate some of
flaws in our present quality control mechanisms. He will argue that
increasingly strong competitive pressures on institutions, as well as
term squeeze on resourcing, these need to be considerably strengthened
review is to remain an effective mechanism for regulating quality.
to be a much sharper focus on standards of student achievement whilst
Quality Assurance Agency needs a wider remit, greater independence and
lecture will take place on Tuesday 11th November, from
4 – 5.30pm in Room SHG-04, Stapleton House, London Metropolitan
Holloway Road, London, N7 8HN. The
lecture is free of charge but places are limited. If
you wish to attend, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.