Aroqa mulls future strategy at board meet
Cairo, July 13, 2010
The Arab Organization for Quality Assurance in Education (Aroqa) reviewed important developments and achievements and planned future strategy at its annual board meeting in Cairo.
During the meeting, Amre Moussa, secretary general of the League of Arab States (LAS), in his capacity as the honorary president of Aroqa, expressed his satisfaction with the accomplishments in light of the relatively-short period of time since Aroqa’s establishment, and released the Aroqa 2009 Annual Report.
“Aroqa is characterised by its ongoing pursuit to achieve its mission by developing quality in education in cooperation with regional and international entities,” stated Moussa.
During the meeting, the participants discussed strategies which aim at setting future work plans that will contribute in improving education in the Arab world by concentrating on the examination of quality assurance in primary, secondary and vocational education; implementing the international quality assurance standards in education in addition to setting up Arab quality assurance standards in conformity with the international ones.
Participants also discussed the establishment of an advisory council, andholding a conference for Aroqa that coincides with the founding meeting of the Scientific Research and Education Network (Asren).
In the field of partnerships and international relations, Aroqa signed different cooperation agreements with educational organizations having interest in promoting the educational quality in the Arab countries, regionally and internationally.-TradeArabia News Service