On April 15 and 16, 2019, the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) of Higher Education Commission (HEC) held a Progress Review Meeting and Training for Quality Enhancement Cells (QECs) of higher education institutions at Grand Ambassador Hotel, Islamabad. The meeting was presided by Dr. Nadia Tahir (Managing Director QAA) and conducted by Engr. Shoaib Irshad (Deputy Director QAA).
On the first day, QEC representatives delivered presentations on the performance of their universities in the year 2018-19. Engr. Akhtar Nadyme (Director QEC, DHA Suffa University) presented the yearly progress report of DHA Suffa University against institutional performance evaluation, program self-assessment, accreditation and review of MS/PhD programs. The report was accepted without any objections. On the second day, QEC representatives were trained on the revised template of YPR along with required databases and acceptable evidences against each parameter of the revised criteria.
The meeting offered a platform for QEC representatives of various universities to interact and share best practices in quality assurance with each other.