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Update on amalgamation of Irish qualifications and quality assurance agencies: November 2012
The Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act (2012). was commenced on Monday, 5th November. Section 35 of the Universities Act (1997) was repealed whereby the external quality assurance of the universities performed previously by IUQB became the responsibility of the new body established under the Act.
The Minister for Education and Skills designated Tuesday, 6th November 2012 as establishment day for Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI),the new agency established under the Act and appointed a Board for QQI on that day. At that time, FETAC, HETAC and NQAI were legally dissolved.
IUQB Update: October 2012
On 8th October 2012, noting the impending establishment of a new agency with responsibility for external quality assurance of the Irish university sector, the members of IUQB approved a special resolution to voluntarily strike-off IUQB as a company.
Quality Reviews Catalogue
IUQB maintains a Quality Reviews Catalogue where the Quality Review Reports for the seven Irish universities can be accessed.