About the Higher Education Compliance and Quality Network
The Higher Education Compliance and Quality Network (HECQN) is a collaborative community for academic and professional staff working in universities and higher education institutions engaged in quality assurance, compliance and regulatory management.
The Patron of the HECQN is Emeritus Professor Kwong Lee Dow AO, one of Australia’s most esteemed academics, with a long-standing commitment to enhancing quality in higher education.
The direction and focus of the HECQN and its activities are driven by the sector for the sector. We have a proactive national approach to addressing issues on quality and regulatory management through sharing knowledge and leading practices.
All higher education institutions are welcome to participate in the HECQN and to access and contribute to the resources contained on the HECQN website.
The major activities of the HECQN involve workshops, summits, symposia and a Quality and Compliance Forum held in conjunction with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Annual Conference.
The network is managed by:
HECQN Convenor, Jacqui Elson-Green. Contact details: 0417 086 691, firstname.lastname@example.org, and;
Senior Business Consultant – Quality, Kate Whight. Contact details: 0408 663 861,
More than 6000 people subscribe to the HECQN email list. Regular emails and the HES quarterly newsletter keep you up to date with the latest news in quality. If you wish to join please contact Jacqui or Kate.
HECQN Events in 2017
• Operationalising Higher Education Quality – Universities Australia satellite event on 3 March at the National Convention Centre, Canberra
|15 March, William Angliss Institute, Melbourne|
|29 March, The Leadership Centre, Australian Catholic University, Brisbane|
|12 April, The Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle|
|19 April, Aerial Function Centre, University of Technology, Sydney|
- National Assessment and Review Summit, 19-20 September, Pullman on the Park, Melbourne
• Higher Education Compliance and Quality Forum, 1 December, Grand Hyatt, Melbourne. The Forum follows the annual TEQSA Conference on 29 and 30 November which is held in collaboration with Higher Ed Services.