THE-ICE Chief Executive Officer, Ms Pauline Tang, and THE-ICE General Manager, Ms Jane Gentle, were recognised at the recent International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE) 11th Biennial Forum 2018 for their outstanding contributions to the INQAAHE Board and INQAAHE Communication & Outreach Committee.
Ms Tang and Ms Gentle were honoured to receive the awards, along with Ms Viola Chan Phaik Mui of FAA, (received by INQAAHE Director Dr Eddy Chong Siong Choy on her behalf), conferred by INQAAHE President Dr Susanna Karakhanyan during the INQAAHE 11th Forum 2018 Gala Dinner in Mauritius.
Ms Pauline Tang has been an elected Director on INQAAHE Board of Directors since 2013. During her second term of office, she was elected by her fellow Directors to the role of Vice-President in 2016. In the Forum proceedings, Ms Tang also spoke on the topic of Exploring Prospects for Global Quality Assurance Register, co-presenting the session and co-chairing the following World Café workshop with Dr Jagannath Patil, INQAAHE Immediate Past President & Adviser at the National Assessment and Accreditation Council of India.
Ms Tang was recognised for her dedication and outstanding service as Director from 2013 – 2016 and as Vice President from 2016 – 2018 on the INQAAHE Board; Ms Jane Gentle was recognised for her outstanding contribution to the INQAAHE Board ‘Communication and Outreach Committee’, enhancing INQAAHE’s brand profile and identity through her work across e-Communication platforms, including the INQAAHE website and creation of social media platforms, as well as her contribution to the INQAAHE 11th Forum 2018 working committee; and Ms Viola Chan Phaik Mui was recognised for her outstanding contribution as editor for all INQAAHE e-Newsletters and e-Communication.
Ms Tang and Ms Gentle joined leading global quality assurance agencies in Mauritius for the three-day Forum, where they had the opportunity to network and interact with over 160 delegates from 46 countries. The INQAAHE 11th Biennial Forum 2018, with its offerings of workshops and keynote addresses, truly harnessed the power of the collective to strengthen, develop and enhance quality assurance in higher education.