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Leo-Rhynie, Elsa A; Gift, Sandra
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Quality assurance of transnational education in the Anglophone Caribbean.
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Fifth annual conference and genral meeting of Association on Caribbean Higher Education Administrators ACHEA
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July 8.
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Hilton Tobago
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http:; sta.uwi.edu/achea/abstracts.htm
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Abstract
Discusses the various manifestations of Transnational Education, within the context of globalization, in the Anglophone Caribbean with a focus on the three main campus countries of The University of the West Indies (UWI): Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago. National and regional developments relating to quality assurance and accreditation systems are analysed, from the perspective of quality issues relating to Transnational Education. Specific issues addressed include collaboration with local institutions; domestic regulations for setting qualifications; quality standards and licenses for both imported and exported education programmes; provisions for monitoring accreditation of programmes in their country of origin; and compatibility of foreign providersí programmes with the national/regional development thrust. Concludes with suggested guidelines for monitoring the quality of Transnational Education in the Anglophone Caribbean.AU....
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