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Conferences and Events

We regularly host conferences and events to engage with our stakeholders and promote quality assurance in education and training in Ireland.

On this page you will find details of upcoming events. Most QQI conferences are by invitation only and are heavily subscribed.

For the full listing of all our corporate events, meetings and briefings, please view our corporate calendar

Events for 2018 


November

Let’s Talk About Assessment Exploring QQI’s Green Paper on Assessment in Higher Education

On Monday 12 November, QQI and the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education will jointly host an event bringing together representatives from the higher education and training sector, to discuss issues relating to the assessment of learners and learning. The keynote presentation will be delivered by Professor Lambert Schuwirth, Director, Prideaux Centre for Research in Health Professions Education - Flinders University College of Medicine and Public Health, Adelaide. The event will also include a selection of workshops to enable participants to discuss assessment as it relates to a number of specific areas. For more information click here.

                                                                                                                                                                              

Let's Talk about Assessment Exploring QQI’s Green Paper on Assessment in Further Education and Training

On Tuesday 13 November, QQI and the Education and Training Boards Ireland will jointly host an event in the Pillar Room, Rotunda Hospital, which will bring together representatives from the further education and training sector to discuss issues relating to the assessment of learners and learning. The keynote presentation, entitled Thinking Tools for Dissecting Tricky Assessment Issues, will be delivered by Paul Newton, Chair of Research, The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation. The event will also include a selection of workshops to enable participants to discuss assessment as it relates to a number of specific areas.For more information click here.


Best Practice in Student-Centred Approaches in Education and Training Conference

QQI and the Higher Education Authority (HEA) will jointly host this conference at the Printworks in Dublin Castle on 20 November. For more information, click here.


December 

Asia-Europe Forum on Quality and Recognition in Transnational Higher Education

QQI will host an International Forum on quality and recognition in transnational higher education in Dublin on 18 December 2018. The International Forum will be attended by representatives from Irish, European and Asian higher education institutions that are active in transnational education provision between Europe and Asia. For more information, click here.


Cross-Border Quality Assurance Network in Higher Education in Asia and Europe (CBQAN) 2nd General Assembly

CBQAN aims to improve the quality of cross-border education, to build communication and cooperation platforms for stakeholders of cross-border higher education quality assurance between Asia and Europe and to promote student and academic mobility. QQI will host the 2nd CBQAN General Assembly in Dublin on 19 December 2018. For more information, click here.