The Asia Pacific School of Business Strengthens Commitment to Learner Success Through Quality Matters Membership

Learner success is a top priority for The Asia Pacific School of Business. To remove barriers to success for its online learners, The Asia Pacific School of Business has joined Quality Matters (QM) — the international leader for quality assurance in online and innovative digital teaching and learning environments.

Quality Matters membership provides The Asia Pacific School of Business with access to a comprehensive, research-supported quality assurance process to design and develop accessible, engaging online courses. Additional tools and resources allow The Asia Pacific School of Business to evaluate course and program design to ensure that the needs of today’s online learners are being met. QM’s professional development opportunities provide faculty and staff with a pathway to develop and strengthen key online design and delivery skills.

“Joining the QM community — a community that puts learners first — aligns perfectly with the goals of The Asia Pacific School of Business,” said Dr. Yiyan Jian “We want our online learners — every one of them — to achieve at the highest level and are committed to creating learning environments that provide a clear pathway to success.”

As a QM member, The Asia Pacific School of Business is now part of a community of more than 1,500 organizations that put learners first. We look forward to collaborating with and learning from others in the community as we move forward to positively impact the online learner experience here and across the globe.

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About Quality Matters

Grounded in research. Driven by best practices. A community that puts learners first. Quality Matters (QM) is the global organization leading quality assurance in online and innovative digital teaching and learning environments. It provides a scalable quality assurance system for online and blended learning used within and across organizations. When you see QM Certification Marks on courses or programs, it means they have met QM Course Design Standards or QM Program Review Criteria in a rigorous review process.

Quality Matters (QM) is a member of the international quality certification system. QM specializes in university/college teaching and research management system, academic quality system, online mixed education system, teacher management system, teaching safety management system and Certification of curriculum development and design systems. QM has three major components: 1) Evaluation criteria 2) Peer evaluation process 3) Professional training.

According to statistics, as of 2021, QM has more than 100,000 individual members and more than 1,500 member institutions. Its famous member institutions such as Boston College, California State University, Pennsylvania State University, King’s College London, etc., China’s Fudan University, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong are all its member institutions.

In February 2022, our school officially obtained the organization’s academic evaluation and qualification certification, and officially became its academic member institution from March 1, 2022.