Call for Nominations for 2019 APQN Quality Awards

Call for Nominations for 2019 APQN Quality Award

I. Introduction

APQN Quality Awards were initiated in 2013 which aimed to mark decennial celebrations of APQN. By 2017, 44 awards have been given to prize winners both within and outside the Asia-Pacific Region. The Awards have given positive energy for APQN’s long march of “Dissolving Boundaries for a Quality Region” as well as “to enhance the quality of higher education in Asia and the Pacific region through strengthening the work of quality assurance agencies and extending the cooperation between them”.

APQN Quality Award is intended to identify and distinguish extraordinary or prominent QA contributions and good practices that have potential of replications in the Asia-Pacific area. APQN Criteria and Chiba principles will be generally applied to all categories as selection criteria. Based on “APQN Procedures Manual(version 3, 2017)”, APQN would encourage members which have been doing much more outstanding work individually, institutionally, nationally as well as internationally to submit applications for Quality Awards.

II. Award Category

The 2019 APQN Quality Award categories are as follows:

Category

Award Description

Nominee

1. APQN’s Best/Model Internal QA Award

This award is for institutional and associate members only. The members who have committed to quality assurance mechanisms and quality culture building are encouraged to apply for this award so as to make much wider circulation about their best or model IQA practices and experiences.

institutional & associate member of APQN

2-3. APQN Award of International Cooperation in QA

Category 1: This award is open to full and intermediate APQN members. This award recognizes organizations which have engaged in successful cooperation with other organizations internationally to further cross-border education and quality assurance of international initiatives.

full and intermediate members of APQN

 

Category 2: This award is also open to organizations outside the APQN region. This award recognizes organizations which have engaged in successful cooperation with organizations and institutions within the Asia-Pacific region to further cross-border education and quality assurance of international initiatives.

organizations outside the APQN region

4. APQN Award of Strengthening QA Profession

The organizations which have taken steps to strengthen quality assurance as a profession by various means such as contributing to formal qualifications in quality assurance, providing professional training, courses to staff for professional development, offering sabbatical to employees to gain formal qualifications in quality assurance, introducing short/ long courses for assessors / reviewers for empaneling on database etc.

all members of APQN

 

III. Nomination Form and Submission

Only Chief Executive Officers of APQN Full, Intermediate and Associate members and APQN Board members can send nominations for themselves or other APQN members. The presidents of institutional members could send nominations for themselves or other APQN institutional members for APQN’s Best Internal QA Award.

Generally APQN member will not be considered for award in same category for two consecutive years. Members can submit up to two nominations free of cost. If more nominations are made, fee of 50 USD per nomination will be applicable.

Please fill in the nomination form for APQN Quality Awards 2019

Award category

Names and contact details of members being nominated

Names and contact details of the person making nomination

Detailed description of Award nomination

(including background, purpose, procedures, reasons of success and impact ;relevant evidence, especially its contribution to APQN; up to 800 words)

Promotion value

(especially promoting in the Asia-Pacific Region, up to 200 words)

Description on Contribution to APQN

Panel Decision

□Accept         □Reject 

Reasons:                                                       

(Signed by the panelist)

Nomination forms could be submitted to Dr Jagannath patil <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> , Administrator Le Fang (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)  as well as apqnThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 by December 30, 2019.

IV. Selection Procedure

After the nomination forms are received, the administrator will fill in the “Description on Contribution to APQN” according to the historical records.

APQN board will review all the nominations and make final decision on Quality Awards. No appeal will be provided as this is a peer review or judgment.

V. Award Presentation

APQN Quality Award will be presented during APQN Annual conference to be held during April 16-19 2020 in Singapore. In addition, award winners should present a 50-word awarding speech at the Award Ceremony on March 29, 2019, and a 500-word article with 1-2 photos should submitted to be released in APQNews.

VI. Feedback and Query

If you have any feedback or queries, please email to Dr Jagannath patil <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> , Administrator Le Fang (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)  as well as apqnThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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August  23, 2019

 

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