The fact that there has been no attempt by INQAAHE
or AUQA to censor Blackmur is evident in that he already had one paper accepted for the Conference, and that that paper was critical of a particular project of INQAAHE
He said that INQAAHE
membership will help us to undertake or commission research in areas relevant to quality in higher education and to express the collective views among members on matters relevant to quality in higher education through contact with international bodies and by other means.
The Deputy Premier lauded the existing cooperation between INQAAHE
and QQA, which allowed the latter to be informed about the best assessment and quality assurance means in higher education, as well as benefit from INQAAHE
's studies, research and best practices.