Quality Assurance Needs Assessment Survey report validated

Monday, May 13, 2019

Report on The Gambia Quality Assurance Needs Assessment Survey on tertiary and higher education, conducted by the National Accreditation and Quality Assurance Authority (NAQAA) have been validated last Tuesday.

Addressing participants at the validation, UNESCO-NATCOM representative Lamin Jarju said, it is learning that give rise to higher education milestones relating to quality and accountability.

He said learning covers research and entrepreneurial activities which now revealed the need to develop quality management and culture to positively inform the decisions taken in the not too distant future about quality issues in the tertiary institution.

Gibril Jawo, chief executive officer of NAQAA said the project was funded by the Chinese government for ten African countries. “The overall objective of the project is to assist the education system.  

Anthony Mendy, Director of higher and tertiary education at the ministry of higher education said quality education is one of the main strategic pillars for the development of the higher education system in the country.

He said the project is to strengthen the quality assurance mechanisms and further enhance capacity of both human and institutional resources for the administration of the Addis Ababa Convention. 

Author: Sanna Jallow