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AROQA and ‘Abu-Ghazaleh Academy’ Participate in ‘European Quality Standards in Higher Education’ Conference in Germany

AROQA and ‘Abu-Ghazaleh Academy’ Participate in ‘European Quality Standards in Higher Education’ Conference in Germany

BOCHUM, Germany - The Arab Organization
for Quality Assurance in Education (AROQA), chaired by HE Dr. Talal
Abu-Ghazaleh, and Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Academy (TAG-Academy), a member of Talal
Abu-Ghazaleh Global (TAG.Global), took part in the Sixth International
Conference on the "European Quality Standards in Higher Education."
The meeting was organized by the Human Restart Organization at the Convention
Center -- the Ruhr University Bochum in Germany.

Participants from a number of European
institutions, with education quality experts from Germany, Jordan, Iraq, the
Kurdistan Region, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia,
Palestine, Algeria, France, Hungary, Finland, the United States of America and
Turkey have also attended the Conference, reviewing applied scientific
researches in quality science and its standards.

During the Conference, Mr. Yaser Al Nadi,
AROQA executive director, presented a research paper entitled: “Digital
Learning: Today and Tomorrow”, in which he highlighted the importance of
digital education and emphasized the prospect of turning challenges into
opportunities, in order to expand access to high-quality education. He further
stated that a future foresight strategy becomes an urgent necessity for finding
new educational methods that keep pace with today's advancements by regulating
e-learning quality standards and explaining their role in the educational process
development.

For his part, Mr. Yousef Al-Rawas,
TAG-Academy executive director, gave a brief on the Academy’s mission and goals
in the provision of training programs in various fields, which mainly focus on
sharpening and building youth skills and capacities, pointing to the Academy’s
extensive expertise and achievements as well as its outreach at the Arab and
international levels. He further paved the way for conducting cooperation with
representatives of the attending institutions.

The Conference aimed at establishing
cooperation between the involved stakeholders in the application of the
European quality standards in higher education, by building communication
bridges between specialized European experts and relevant participants from
universities and higher education institutions in the Arab World and the Middle
East region. That is in addition to concluding agreements and cooperation
projects among the participating entities and institutions. Further, the
forming of the European-Arab Council for Sustainable Development was also
considered.

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