Opening 4th International Conference at SQU Education College

Muscat, — The college of Education at Sultan Qaboos University will organize on forthcoming Tuesday the 4th International Conference under the theme ‘ Academic Accreditation, the way to ensuring sustainability of education’ under the auspices of Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah al- Hinai, State Advisor.

The conference reflects the importance of the academic accreditation and its role in developing the program related to the preparation of teachers. The conference provides an opportunity for networking and sharing experiences among researchers and those interested in educational issues to come out with recommendations and proposals that may enhance the level of the teachers’ preparation programs and ensuring sustainability of education.

The conference covers a number of key themes that are related to the main theme of the conference namely the accreditation of academic programs, the role of data driven decision management (DDDM), the role of educational leadership in enhancing quality and development of education, the role of institutional research centers in managing quality and accreditation, the technological experience in the academic accreditation and quality assurance, the quality practice and accreditation in higher and institutional education.

Dr. Sulaiman bin Mohammed al- Balushi, Dean of the College of Education said that 275 individuals from 24 Arab and foreign countries will take part in the 6 main sessions and 36 parallel sessions that will cover 180 working papers. There will be also five seminars on academic accreditation for the schools and higher education institutions.

Source: Oman News Agency