Wednesday 6 September 2017
Time: 3.30pm - 4.15pm
New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Dr Grant Klinkum is Deputy Chief Executive Quality Assurance of the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). NZQA sets the rules for quality assurance in the tertiary sector in New Zealand. The Quality Assurance Division is responsible for managing approximately 500 non-university providers in relation to entry, maintaining quality through moderation and consistency, carrying out evaluations of provider quality and managing risk. NZQA administers the New Zealand Qualifications framework and the Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice 2016.
Grant has the unique standpoint of someone who has worked for private and public providers and has worked for both the funding and the quality assurance government agencies.