???Balancing Quality and Quantity/The Global Challenge for Tertiary Education??? will be the theme when the Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC) in collaboration with the Caribbean Area Network for Quality Assurance in Tertiary Education (CANQATE) hosts a major conference later this year.
The meeting will be held from October 6 to 8 at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael.
According to BAC Executive Director, Valda Alleyne, ???institutions and providers worldwide are seeking to enhance access to tertiary education as they address the whole issue of quality and quantity.???
Explaining that the theme is ???one that is relevant worldwide???, Ms. Alleyne disclosed that local interest in the conference had been good and she was also expecting the regional and extra regional response to be positive.
???The global move for tertiary education is great???this conference is a means of enhancing the competencies of providers of tertiary education, both regionally and extra regionally,??? she pointed out.