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Cross-border accreditation

Higher education in the world 2007. Accreditation for quality assurance: What is at Stake?. Global University Network for Innovation - GUNI
The 2007 report from the Global University Network for Innovation (GUNI), Accreditation for Quality Assurance: What is at Stake?, includes papers from 48 eminent scholars from around the world. It addresses the international dimension of accreditation for quality assurance of higher education. Some of the principal issues dealt with are:
  • the historical and sociological roots of accreditation;
  • the current mechanisms of accreditation and whether or not they satisfy cross-border education;
  • the financial implications of accreditation;
  • avoiding corruption in the accreditation process;the steps necessary to set up an ideal accreditation agency and how to govern it.