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Government welcomes agreement with Bahraini Higher Education Council

Agreement between Higher Education Academy & Bahraini Higher Education Council aims to raise quality of teaching in universities in Bahrain

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Baroness Warsi has welcomed the new agreement between The Higher Education Academy and the Bahraini Higher Education Council. The agreement will allow for the running of pilot workshops which will train staff to operate with UK standards and will award Fellowships to successful teachers. This is a brand new collaboration.

Baroness Warsi, Senior Minister of State at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and Minister for Faith and Communities said:

I am delighted that The Higher Education Academy and the Higher Education Council in Bahrain will be working together. This collaboration is an important step in raising teaching standards in Bahraini universities and will reward staff for excellent teaching.

Further information:

  1. The Higher Education Academy is the national body for learning and teaching in higher education in the UK.

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Published 29 October 2013