CLICKS and QAQHE Establish Partnership to Advance Quality in Oman's Higher Education

Muscat, Oman | 21st February 2024

The Center for Learning Innovations and Customized Knowledge Solutions (CLICKS) and the Oman Association for Quality in Higher Education (OAQAHE) have signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the premises of the Scientific College of Design in Muscat, Oman. The signing ceremony, which followed a co-organized workshop involving nearly 50 participants from 15 higher education institutions, marks a significant milestone in the pursuit of enhanced quality and innovation in Oman's higher education landscape.

The primary objective of the MOU is to cultivate a robust synergy between CLICKS and OAQAHE, leveraging their collective expertise in quality assurance within higher education. This strategic partnership is poised to reinforce initiatives in training, research & development, and consultancy, fostering an environment conducive to mutual growth and innovation in quality assurance practices.

Under the framework of the MOU, CLICKS and OAQAHE are committed to engaging in collaborative activities aimed at fostering a productive and cooperative relationship.These activities include organizing joint workshops, coordinating conferences, exchanging best practices, and collaborating on relevant publications to support the ongoing advancement of higher education standards in Oman.

The MOU signing ceremony took place in Muscat, Oman, where Dr. Mona Ismail, Dean of the College of Scientific Design and a member of the Board of Directors of the Oman Association for Quality in Higher Education, joined Dr. Narimane Hadj-Hamou, Founder and CEO of CLICKS, to formalize the partnership.

Dr. Narimane Hadj-Hamou, Founder and CEO of CLICKS, expressed her enthusiasm for the partnership, stating,  "The cooperation between CLICKS and OAQAHE holds immense promise. We eagerly anticipate the opportunities this partnership brings to drive positive change and innovation in higher education quality"

In addition to their collaborative endeavors, the partnership between CLICKS and OAQAHE will involve initiatives to recognize outstanding contributions in quality assurance and facilitate networking opportunities for educators, policymakers, and industry leaders.

Furthermore, the two organizations will work together to address the impact of technological advancements on quality assurance, integrating innovative technologies to enhance educational standards across Oman.

This partnership stands as a testament to the progressive vision shared by both CLICKS and OAQAHE, underscored by their mutual commitment to shaping a brighter future for higher education in Oman.