Cultivating a Research-Fostering Culture in Higher Education Institutions: The Importance and Best Practices of Quality Assurance

Abstract

In the context of national higher education systems, institutions play a pivotal role in advancing research agendas and fostering innovation, thus contributing substantially to societal progress. Central to this endeavor is the cultivation of an institutional ethos that prioritizes research as a cornerstone of academic excellence. This research endeavors to illuminate the critical importance of nurturing such a culture within higher education institutions, emphasizing its profound implications for national development. Through an exploration of quality assurance practices, this study elucidates the mechanisms by which leading institutions establish and sustain a research-centric environment. By delving into the nuanced strategies employed by these institutions, this research not only highlights the pivotal role of research in generating novel insights and addressing societal challenges but also underscores its significance as a catalyst for transformative change. The findings of this study hold substantive implications for policymakers, institutional leaders, and stakeholders within the higher education landscape. By disseminating these insights, this research equips stakeholders with empirically grounded strategies and best practices for fostering a robust research culture within their respective institutions. In doing so, institutions can position themselves as vanguards of academic excellence, poised to drive innovation and contribute meaningfully to national and global discourse. This research serves as a scholarly beacon guiding higher education institutions toward the cultivation of a research environment characterized by rigor, innovation, and societal relevance. By embracing the insights garnered from this study, institutions can chart a course toward excellence, furthering their impact on the academic landscape and advancing the frontiers of knowledge dissemination and discovery.



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Karima Almazroui, Mohamed bin Zayed University for Humanities, United Arab Emirates
Malika Shatnawi, Mohamed bin Zayed University for Humanities, United Arab Emirates

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Conference: ACEID2024
Stream: Higher education

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To cite this article:
Almazroui K., & Shatnawi M. (2024) Cultivating a Research-Fostering Culture in Higher Education Institutions: The Importance and Best Practices of Quality Assurance ISSN: 2189-101X – The Asian Conference on Education & International Development 2024 Official Conference Proceedings https://doi.org/10.22492/issn.2189-101X.2024.32
To link to this article: https://doi.org/10.22492/issn.2189-101X.2024.32


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