Nigeria - Internal Quality Assurance and Curriculum Development for Anglophone West Africa Higher Education Institutions

About the training:

The first workshop of the training dealt with the topic of Quality Assurance in Higher Education Institutions with the theme: Conceptualization of effective internal quality assurance in higher education institutions, while the second workshop will cover the topic of Curriculum Development with the theme: Study programme development and effective teaching & learning.

Expected learning outcomes:

By the end of the training course the participants are expected to be able to:

  • Understand and reflect on theoretical concepts of quality, quality assurance and quality development in HEIs.
  • Know the underlying concepts, requirements and processes of curriculum design and revision, including the linkage to external quality assurance.
  • Adapt and apply the concepts of Internal quality assurance and curriculum development in participants working contexts.
  • Monitor and evaluate IQA system in HEIs.

Target group:

The target group for the training are the following categories of staff of Higher Education Institutions in Anglophone West African countries that are not DIES Alumni: Directors of Quality Assurance; Directors of Academic Planning; Quality Assurance and Academic Planning Officers; Deans of Faculties; Academic Heads of Departments; Chairperson of Curriculum Development Committee; Academic Staff (senior cadre).

Training dates:

  1. Workshop I:  25th November - 28th November 2019

  2. Workshop II: 22nd September- 24th September 2020 (online)

Training committee

Kayode Adekeye

Olusegun Adeosun

Bolanle Aishat Akinwande

Baboucarr Njie


Petra Pistor

Suleiman Babatunde Ramon-Yusuf

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