Sultan Qaboos University organised on Saturday March 26, 2011 a seminar on “Accreditation and Quality Assurance” in collaboration with AMIDEAST, American non-profit organisation engaged in international education, training and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa.
The aim of the seminar on Accreditation and Quality Assurance was to share knowledge and expertise in this field by way of interacting with international experts. The seminar gave us a picture of where we stand and where we want to be in terms of quality standards of the institution.
The panellists and participants included heads of seven US universities and colleges. From SQU side, senior academicians and administrators from different colleges and centres, led by Prof Amer al Rawas, Deputy Vice Chancellor for Postgraduate Studies and Research, participated in the one-day event. Jerome B Bookin-Weiner, Director of Study Abroad and Outreach, AMIDEAST, facilitated the seminar. The first presentation was given by Prof. Adel Gastli, Director of SQU Quality Assurance Office.