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Find out more about Education for Sustainable Development: Introduction video now available

Quality assurance method for integrated higher and degree-level apprenticeships launches in England

Find out about Higher Education in Apprenticeships through our updated Characteristics Statement


Using data to identify risks and evidence outcomes: Key points from QAA's Specialist and Independent Provider HE Policy and Practice Network

30/06/22 - Dr Kate Mori, Academic Engagement Manager, QAA

College HE Policy and Practice Network: key reflections

28/06/22 - Dr Kate Mori, Academic Engagement Manager, QAA

Reclaiming student engagement: The first year of a collaborative approach from Wales

01/06/22 - Dr Myfanwy Davies, Bangor University

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July 5 - 2022


Launch of QAA International Associate Membership

July 5 - 2022


Student Quality Network

July 5 - 2022



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