Ensuring Quality in Higher Education
Establishing standards in higher education in Zambia are maintained
HEA promotes quality assurance in Higher Education.
An innovative and transformative quality assurance institution.”
The Higher Education Authority (HEA) is a statutory body established by the Higher Education Act No. 4 of 2013. The mandate of the Authority is to regulate and monitor standards in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in order to ensure quality services and contribute to the enhancement of human capital and accelerated national development.
Vision: “An innovative and transformative quality assurance institution.”
Mission: "To develop and foster an innovative quality assurance system in higher education institutions for a knowledge-based society. "
Higher Education Quality Assurance resulting in Competitive Higher Education
Stakeholder Engagement resulting in Enhanced Stakeholder Collaboration and Buy-in
Institutional Capacity and Governance resulting in High Quality Service delivery
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