Call for papers deadline approaches for CANQATE Conference 2015 in St. Kitts and Nevis

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (August 06, 2015) – The Following is a Notice from the Premier’s Ministry in the Nevis Island Administration.

The 12th Annual Conference of the Caribbean Area Network for Quality Assurance in Tertiary Education (CANQATE) is slated to be held at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort, Frigate Bay, St. Kitts from October 7-9, 2015.

The CANQATE Conference will provide a regional and international forum for the exchange of ideas and sharing of best practices and experiences in tertiary education quality assurance. The Conference is being hosted by the Ministry of Education and the St. Christopher (St. Kitts) and Nevis Accreditation Board (SKNAB).

This year’s theme is “Quality Assurance and Socioeconomic Development in a Global Environment: Regional and International Perspectives.”

The CANQATE Conference 2015 Secretariat, continues to welcome proposals for presentations for this year’s conference. All elements of the proposal must be emailed to the CANQATE Conference 2015 Secretariat at by August 14, 2015.

Contributors will be notified if their papers have been accepted by August 21, 2015. The final version of the paper must be submitted by August 31, 2015. Proposal forms can be found at:

For more information please contact:

Attention: Mrs Trisha Francis

CANQATE Conference 2015 Secretariat

C/o St. Christopher and Nevis Accreditation Board

Ministry of Education and Information

Stanford Building

Golden Rock


St. Kitts

Tel: +1 (869) 467 1575

Fax: +1 (869) 466 7443


The annual gathering will provide an interactive platform for members of national quality assurance agencies, tertiary institutions, government ministries, regional and extra-regional related bodies and other interested organizations and individuals to share experiences, best practices, practical strategies, research findings and discuss developments in quality assurance in tertiary education and its socioeconomic impact.

In the interest of ensuring full local participation, a special rate will be provided for residents of St. Kitts and Nevis.

The general public is asked to save the dates, October 7-9, 2015. More information is available at the SKNAB website – and the CANQATE website –

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