As the wide-ranging implications of the coronavirus pandemic become clear, renewed calls have been made – by academics, economists and politicians left and right – for an unconditional basic income (UBI) that would guarantee individuals regular payments, from the state, regardless of their economic activity. Beyond its potential benefits in normal times, there are suggestions that UBI could mitigate some of the most worrying…

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In the sixth episode of the Quality Assurance Academy presents the HOW TO webinars, Kirsteen Daly, Accreditations, Rankings and Communication Manager, University of Glasgow, Adam Smith Business School shed more light onto the backstage of an accreditation visit – from planning and preparations to managing your staff. When asked about the key things to always…

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In the already fifth episode of the Quality Assurance Academy presents the HOW TO webinars Isabelle Fagnot, Associate Dean Quality & Accreditation, KEDGE Business School, and Geralyn McClure Franklin, Interim Dean, University of Louisiana at Lafayette B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration discussed the ins and outs of writing an accreditation report. Starting with…

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The fourth episode of the Quality Assurance Academy presents the HOW TO webinars with Lena Candries, Director International Relations & Development, University of Antwerp, Faculty of Business and Economics, zeroed in on how to build, assess and maintain a strong portfolio of partnerships in the context of internationalisation linked to accreditation. Internationalisation for Lena and…

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In the third episode of the Quality Assurance Academy presents the HOW TO webinars, Björn Kjellander, Director of Quality Assurance and Accreditation, Jönköping International Business School, discussed his views on effectiveness of learning and teaching through ILOs and AoL. When asked about his own definition of Assurance of Learning, Björn explained that whereas such reference…

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IFIM – EFMD International Conclave on Learning Ecosystem held on 18-19 February 2020 engaged with the new challenges and ways to build the new-age learning ecosystems  In this fast-evolving world, traditional approaches to the learning ecosystem are becoming outdated. With the changing digital environment in a complex VUCA world, the need of the hour is…

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Continuing to learn from peers, the second episode of the Quality Assurance Academy presents the HOW TO webinars with Adam Thomas, Head of AACSB Accreditation, ZHAW School of Management and Law, focused on engaging your faculty in the accreditation process. Since faculty are a key internal stakeholder of any institution, engaging and involving them in…

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In the first episode of the Quality Assurance Academy presents the HOW TO webinars, Julie Perrin-Halot, Associate Dean/Director Quality, Strategy & International, Grenoble Ecole de Management, dived deep into accreditation strategy. Using questions from the audience throughout the webinar, Julie painted a comprehensive picture of accreditation strategy: Why do you think it is strategic for a higher…

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