Ensuring Quality in Higher Education
Establishing standards in higher education in Zambia are maintained
HEA promotes quality assurance in Higher Education.
A dynamic quality assurance body promoting internationally recognised Zambian higher education
The Higher Education Authority (HEA) is a grant aided institution established under the Higher Education Act No. 4 of 2013, to ensure quality of de¬livery of services by Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). The HEA began its operations in 2015.
Mandate: “To coordinate, regulate, supervise and monitor standards of higher education in Zambia.”
Vision: “To be an efficient and effective higher education regulatory agency which will bring forth a quality higher education system which is well coordinated, acces¬sible, equitable, responsive and relevant.”
Client complaints reductions
Compliance to higher education standards annually
To regulate Higher Education Institutions and coordinate the development of higher education in order to promote quality higher education.Read more
To recommend policy interventions and remedial measures in the higher education sector to the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) in order to provide information to facilitate informed decision making.Read more
To facilitate collaboration of the Authority with organisations of similar functions in order to enhance capacity and share best practicesRead more