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Workshop to share the experiences on quality assurance activities in universities

The University Grants Commission has organized this workshop to share among universities the experiences of Quality Assurance activities with the objective of enhancing the quality of university education successfully held on 18th of July, 2014 at the Auditorium of the University Grants Commission.

Participants of the workshop are Chairperson, Vice Chairman, Members of the University Grants Commission, all Vice Chancellors of Universities, Vice Chancellor of Kotelawala Defence University, CEO of a few Higher Educational Institutes, Chairmans and Secretaries of the Internal Quality Assurance Units of Universities and some junior academics working on Quality Assurance works in universities.

The workshop will address on the following themes:

1. Role of the UGC in improving Quality of Higher Education
2. Sri Lanka Qualifications Framework and its Application in Higher Education
3. Role of Academics in Quality Assurance
4. Change of Attitudes in university students
5. Guidelines for Internal QA in universities
6. Integrating Internal QA and External QA

 


Welcome and Opening Remarks by
Professor Kshanika Hirimburegama
Chairperson, University Grants Commission


Role of the UGC in Improving Quality of Higher Education by
Professor Ranjith Senaratne
Vice Chairman, University Grants Commission


Sri Lanka Qualification Framework and its Application in Higher Education by
Professor Colin N Peiris
Acting Director, Quality Assurance and Accreditation Council, UGC


Integrating Internal QA and External QA by
Professor Uma Coomaraswamy
Former Vice Chancellor, Open University of Sri Lanka



Group Activities

 
 

Visit of Prof. Chunli BAI, President of Chinese Academy of Sciences on 02 April 2014

A high-powered Chinese delegation headed by Prof. Chunli BAI visited the UGC on 02.04.2014 with a view to promoting academic cooperation and research collaboration between Chainese and Sri lankan Universities in the areas of mutual interest. Prof. TAN Tieniu, Deputy Secretary-General of CAS, Prof. ZHANG Si, Director-General of the South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, CAS, Prof. WANG Dongxiao, Deputy Director-General of the South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, CAS and Mr. FANG Qiang, Director of the Division of Asian and African Affairs, Bureau of International Cooperation, CAS were also took part in the meeting.

Prof. BAI is also the president of the Third World Academy of Sciences in Trieste, Italy. The senior academics from the Universities attended this meeting and discussed the possibilities and opportunities of academic Cooperation with CAS.


 

 

Visit of the President of the Management and Science University, Malaysia to the University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka on 02 April 2014

Visit of Professor Dato’ Wira Dr Mohd Shukri Ab. Yajid, President of the Management and Science University, Malaysia to the University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka on 2 April 2014


 

 

'Deyata Kirula - 2014' exhibition

The University Grants Commission along with universities and other higher educational institutions coming under its purview is taking part at the 8th Deyata Kirula national exhibition ceremonially opened by His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapakshe on 21 February 2014.

 

 
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