Call for Papers

ARGUMENTATION

Throughout the last 14 years, the International Conference of Quality Management in Education and Training Systems (CIMQUSEF) has evolved into an internationally renowned scientific event, and an unavoidable annual meeting, allowing  researchers and experts from all over the world to address issues Quality and issues related to Education, Training and Scientific Research.

In 2018, and within the framework of the strategic orientations of Morocco, CIMQUSEF'14 has set itself the central objective of addressing the major issues that challenge the future of the African continent. To this end, the Moroccan Association for the Improvement of the Quality of Education (AMAQUEN), and the Research Group in Organizational Management (GREGO) of the Cadi Ayyad University, have agreed jointly, To put on the agenda of CIMQUSEF'14 the theme of the role of Education Systems, Training and Scientific Research in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs2030) and those of the Agenda 2063 for Africa.

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), or the 17 targets of Agenda 2030, highlight the willingness of UN member countries to take action to eradicate poverty, protect the planet, and The establishment of peace and prosperity among humans. According to Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator, "SDGs offer us a common agenda to address some of the critical challenges facing our world, such as poverty, climate change and conflict." Recognizing that such a program can not succeed without sustained support, especially for developing countries, she wishes to ensure that "UNDP can draw on its experience and expertise to accelerate progress and help Countries on the road to sustainable development ".

Africa, which as usual is committed to honoring its international commitments, projects beyond 2030 by developing its Agenda 2063, which reflects a common will to propel the continent into the ranks of the world's economic powers through Of the fulfillment of seven aspirations.

It is within this contextual framework that this 14th edition, under the theme "Sustainable Development Goals and Agenda 2063 for Africa: Roles of Education, Training and Scientific Research Systems" Aims to initiate exchanges around experiences and reflections, covering both the sphere of Management Sciences and Management by Quality in general, and that of Economic and Social Sciences and Exact Sciences.

The aim of this edition will be to raise awareness among researchers and practitioners on the issues related to the challenges of Education, Training and Scientific Research systems, in close relation with the challenges of achieving sustainable development goals 2030 and Agenda 2063 for Africa.

It is principally a matter of federating the institutional, scientific community and professionals to reflect collectively on the central issue of this 14th edition of CIMQUSEF'14 ": What are the strategies and levers of actions that should enable the Education, Training and Scientific Research Systems to contribute fully to achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (MDGs) and those of the 2063 Agenda for Africa? ".

 

CIMQUSEF'14 SERVING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA

The 17 SDGs and the 7 aspirations of the Agenda 2063 constitute the central axes of the conference. In this regard, participants in CIMQUSEF'14 are asked to provide answers to the following questions:

What are the main characteristics of sustainable development in Africa?

What are the factors that can hamper the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa? And what are the challenges to boost African performance in achieving these goals?

What are the characteristics of the African Education and Training Systems that could help the continent to better realize the SDGs and the objectives of Agenda 2063?

What is the role of Scientific Research in the operationalization of SDGs and Agenda 2063?

How to accompany the progress of the achievement of the SDGs and the Agenda 2063?

 

AXIS OF THE CONFERENCE

In order to provide answers to the proposed issues, the papers expected could address the topics related to the general themes of the Conference. They can also address the specific themes of the Agenda 2063 for Africa.

 

® Axis 1: General topics;

The African University and the provision of training;

The human and organizational dimensions of the African Education Systems;

Entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship in Africa;

The practice of economic intelligence in African governments;

Internationalization of African Universities;

The accompaniment of African countries in achieving SDGs;

Innovative collective approaches to CSR;

The policies of initial and continuing training in African enterprise;

The impact of information systems on the achievement of SDGs;

The integrated approach to SDGs and Agenda 2063;

 

® Axis 2: Specific themes for the 17 SDGs;

1 / Eradication of poverty;

2 / Fight against hunger;

3 / Access to health;

4 / Access to quality education;

5 / Gender equality;

6 / Access to safe water and sanitation;

7 / Use of renewable energies;

8 / Access to decent work;

9 / Innovation and Infrastructure;

10 / Reduction of inequalities;

11 / Sustainable Cities and Communities;

12 / Sustainable consumption and production;

13 / Combating climate change;

14 / Protection of aquatic fauna and flora;

15 / Protection of terrestrial fauna and flora;

16 / Justice and Peace

17 / Partnerships for the achievement of goals;

 

® Axis 3: Specific themes for Agenda 2063 for Africa;

1 / A prosperous Africa based on inclusive growth and sustainable development;

2 / An integrated continent, politically united and based on the ideals of pan-Africanism;

3 / An Africa of good governance, respect for human rights, justice and the rule of law;

4 / A peaceful and secure Africa;

5 / An Africa with strong cultural identity, values and ethics;

6 / An Africa whose development is  people-driven, unleashing the potential of its women and youth;

7 / An Africa as a strong, united and influential global player and partner.

 

TYPES OF CONTRIBUTIONS

The call for papers is open to all researchers and practitioners who have conducted research or expertise related to the three proposed axis.

All papers will be scientifically evaluated and those meeting the publication criteria will be published in the international journal "The Journal of Quality in Education".

This 14th edition of CIMQUSEF is also an opportunity for PhD students to present their research work, and discuss in particular the methodological choices and the empirical validation. In the doctoral workshop, the doctoral student will have 30 minutes: 15 minutes maximum for the presentation of his research work, 10 to 15 minutes for exchanges and debates.

 

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE

Authors who wish to contribute should send their contributions by e-mail to: (cimqusef14@amaquen.org) with a copy to (amaquen@gmail.com). They are also invited to submit their proposals on the conference website: cimqusef.amaquen.org

Maximum number of words for abstracts: 250 words, (without including abstract title or other information).

Maximum number of words for complete articles: 2500 words, (without including the article title or other information).

Here are the elements you will be asked:

Name, first name and e-mail of all co-authors;

Institution / organization of attachment;

Title of communication;

Keywords: 3 to 5;

Selected form: Poster or oral communication;

Selected thematic axis (1, 2 or 3) ;

Abstract of the communication setting out the basis and intentions of the communication ;

Three bibliographical references at least (not counted as signs).

 

The abstract will be problematized and will show interest in the theme of the conference. If it is a scientific communication, the epistemological and methodological references will become clear. The presence of an empirical approach is also used as an evaluation criterion.

Contributions may be submitted in English, Arabic or French. If accepted, they will be presented in their language of submission. Contributions must be in Word format.

Each submitted paper will be notified by e-mail, including a reminder of the standards to be respected.

References should be included at the end of the text.

 

IMPORTANT DEADLINES

-          Authors should send abstracts of their contributions by 17 November 2017.

-          The opinions of the Scientific Council on the abstracts will be communicated to the authors before 15 December 2017.

-          Authors must send full versions of their contributions by February 23, 2018.

-          The opinions of the Scientific Council on the full versions will be communicated to the authors before 16 March 2018.

-          Authors must send full final versions of their contributions by March 30, 2018.

-          The authors will present papers accepted on April 25, 26 and 27, 2018, according to the final program of the congress.

 

COMITE D’ORGANISATION :

 

Elkachradi Rachid, University Cadi Ayyad, Marrakech ; (Coordinator)

Larbi Bellarbi, University Mohammed V;

Aïcha Elalaoui, University Moulay Slimane;

Adil Elaoufi, University Cady Ayyad ;

Mohamed Elgouch, University Cady Ayyad ;

Moulay Ali Eloualidi, University Hassan II;

Mohammed Hamdani, University Ibn Zohr, Agadir ;

Rachid Jarmouni, University Moulay Ismail.

Abdillah Kadouri, University Ibn Tofail ;

Bouchra Lebzar, University Cadi Ayyad;

Abderrahim Lih, ISCAE Group;

Said Ouhadi, University Cadi Ayyad, Marrakech ;

 

SCIENTIFIC AND READING COMMITTEE

A. BOUVIER

Former Rector, Member of the High Council of Education

France

A. ELKHYARI

University Mohamed V Rabat

Morocco

A. HUNGER

Universität Duisburg-Essen

Germany

A. OUZZI

University Mohamed V Rabat

Morocco

A. PAZHAKH

Islamic Azad University of Dezful

Iran

A.AMSIDER

Uniersity Ibn Zohr, Agadir

Morocco

A.BENRAISS

Director of the Center for Doctoral Studies, FSJES, University Cady Ayyad, Marrakech

Morocco

A.ELAOUFI

Uniersity Ibn Zohr, Agadir

Morocco

A.FEKKARI

UniversityCady Ayyad, Marrakech

Morocco

A.KADOURI

University Ibn Tofail, Kénitra

Morocco

A.LAHLOU

ABWAB Consulting

Morocco

A.SABIR

Uniersity Ibn Zohr, Agadir

Morocco

A.ZAOUA

University Cady Ayyad, Marrakech

Morocco

B. BETTENCOURT

Universidade de Lisboa

Portugal

B. RIVZA

Former Minister of education and science

Latvia

B.ESSLIMANI

University Cady Ayyad, Marrakech

Morocco

B.HABBA

University Cady Ayyad, Marrakech

Morocco

B.LABARI

Uniersity Ibn Zohr, Agadir

Morocco

C.BENTALEB

University Cady Ayyad, Marrakech

Morocco

C-H. RUSSON

French Institute for Systemic Studies and Analysis

Belgium

E. KERAVNOU-PAPAILIOU

Vice-Rector of University of Cyprus

Cyprus

F. DAAYF

University of Manitoba

Canada

G. ATANASIU

Gh. Asachi Technical University

Romania

G. BENKIRANE

DG Arts & Management

France

G. CHEVALIER

Comptroller General of the Armed Forces

France

G. ZIBENIENE

Vilnius Pedagogical University

Lithuania

H. AOURID

University Mohamed V, Rabat

Morocco

H. ESMILI

Higher Council for Education, Training and Scientific Research

Morocco

H. FERDINANDE

President of the Thematic Network "STEPS by EUPEN"

Belgium

H. KERADEC

National Council for Innovation for Educational Success

France

H. KRÖNNER

Former  Director of UNESCO-UNEVOC

Germany

H.ELLIOUA

University Hassan II, Casablanca

Morocco

I. BAJOMI

University Eötvos Lorand

Hungary

I. MENEZES

University of Porto

Portugal

I. POULIQUEN

University Aix Marseille III

France

J.  ANTTILA

Aalto University

Finland

J. BACELAR

European University Foundation

Portugal

J. LAMLOUMI

Rector of the University of Gabes

Tunisie

J. LANARES

Vice Recteur University of Lausanne

Switzerland

J. OBA

Hiroshima University

Japon

J. SELESHO

Central University of Technology

South Africa

J. VALIJARVI

University of Jyväskylä

Finland

J. WITTE

Senior Researcher at the Bavarian
State Institute for Higher Education Research and Planning (IHF)

Germany

J-J. PAUL

Director of IREDU / CNRS

France

J-M. DE KETELE

University Catholique de Louvain

Belgium

K. HULKARI

University of Tampere

Finland

L. BELLARBI

Former  Director of ENSET of Rabat

Morocco

L. WEBER

Chair of Steering Committee for Higher Education and Research in the Council of Europe

Switzerland

L.ELGHYATI

University Mohamed V, Rabat

Morocco

M. A. MBARKI

ENCG Tanger

Morocco

M. DEMEUSE

University de Mons-Hainaut

Belgium

M. FRANKOWICZ

Jagellonian University, Cracow

Poland

M. HAY

Executive Director: Quality Assurance Council on Higher Education

South Africa

M. HUTYRA

Technical University of Ostrava

Czech Republic

M. J. LEMAITRE

Former Presidente of INQAAHE

Chile

M. JOUGLEUX

University Paris Est, Marne la Vallée

France

M. LANNERS

Director SCRIPT/MENFPS

Luxemburg

M. PAVLOVA

Griffith University

Australia

M. PILLET

University of Savoie

France

M. SOCHA

The Polish State Accreditation Committee

Poland

M. TROQUET

Director of Polytech'Marseille

France

M.BOUCHELKHA

Uniersity Ibn Zohr, Agadir

Morocco

M.ELHAMDANI

Uniersity Ibn Zohr, Agadir

Morocco

M.IKENNE

Uniersity Ibn Zohr, Agadir

Morocco

M-L BARBOSA

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Brazil

N. ALVES

Universidade de Lisboa

Portugal

N. CHIKHLADZE

Tbilisi State University

Georgia

N. MONS

University of Grenoble II

France

N. RYAN

University College Cork

Ireland

O. PREHN

Dean, Faculty of Humanities, Aalborg University

Denmark

R. CANARIO

Universidade de Lisboa

Portugal

R. ELKACHRADI

University Cadi Ayyad

Morocco

R. HILYER

Sheffield Hallam University

UK

R. IUCU

Vice-Rector of University of  Bucharest

Romania

R. JARMOUNI

University Moulay Smail

Morocco

R. LEWIS

Former President of INQAAHE

United Kingdom

R. MACLEAN

Former Director of UNESCO-UNEVOC – Bonn

Australia

R. MRABET

ISCAE Group

Morocco

R. NIFLE

Institut Cohérences (Sciences Humaines)

France

R. SARBU

Director of Academy of Economic Studies of Bucharest

Romania

S. KALANOVA

National Accreditation Center

Kazakhstan

S. KARABEKYAN

President of INQAAHE

Armenia

S. RAISSI

Islamic Azad University of Tehran

Iran

S.OUHADI

University Cady Ayyad, Marrakech

Morocco

T. REIL

Director of Accreditation, Certification, Quality Assurance Institute

Germany

T. VARIS

University of Tampere

Finland

T. VOLKOVA

Banking Institution of Higher Education, Latvia

Latvia

V. DOLLE

Director of IAM Monpellier, CIDEFA, QUARES

France

 

 

REGISTRATION FEES

Registration fees cover the cost of documentation, coffee breaks and lunches. The fees are as follows:

Student : 75 euros *

Teacher-researcher : 125 euros

Professional : 200 euros

 

For Moroccan participants, the conversion rate used is 10 Dhs for each euro.

Author Guidelines

"complete Title"

"Authors (Names (1) )"

"(1): Affiliation of each author + e-mail "

Abstract

This document contains the instructions relating to the presentation of the complete papers of the 14th international conference on Management of the Quality in the Systems of Education and Training (CIMQUSEF’14) which will be held at Marrakech, the 25, 26, and 27 April 2018. The authors are requested to conform to these instructions in order to guarantee the uniformity and the clearness of the proceedings of the congress.

Page-setting

All the papers will be written in only one column. Use a simple spacing, a justified alignment and spacing between the paragraphs of 4 points. Please leave a margin of 2,5 cm each with dimensions. The pages will not be numbered, the final numbers will be added to the moment of the production of the proceedings.

Font

The font recommended for the text is normal Times, 12 points. It will not be able to in no case to make less than 10 points, even in the figures.

Titrate and authors

The title of the paper will appear in heavy type, with cast iron Times 14 points. It will be positioned to 2,5 cm top of the page and will be centred.

The name of the author, with cast iron Times 12 points, in heavy and centred type, is at 12 points under the title. Immediately to the line which follows, the affiliation of the author is deferred in Times characters. The additional authors are deferred in the same way.

Beginning of the paper

The papers will have to start with a abstract not exceeding 250 words.

Key words

With the same cast iron, the number of the key words should not exceed 10. Use indents to separate between the words.

Subtitles

Composed of fatty capital letters and tiny natures, cast iron Times 14, presenting spacing before 8 points and form integral part of the same paragraph.

Figures, tables and illustrations

They will have to be directly integrated, positioned, to be numbered and placed inside the margins indicated and equipped with a centred legend.

References

[ 1 ] Author, A., `` title of paper '', CIMQUSEF’14, vol. 1, pp. 1-8, Rabat, 2018

 

Kind of text

Size of the characters

Alignment

Variation

Spacing

Front

Afterwards

Titrate

Name of the authors

Affiliation

Principal text

Subtitles

References

14 pts.

12 pts.

12 pts.

12 pts.

12 pts.

10-12 pts.

Centred

Centred

Centred

Justified

Left

Left

Fat

Fat

Normal

Normal

Fat

Normal

0 Pt.

0 Pt.

0 Pt.

0 Pt.

8 pts.

0 Pt.

12 pts.

0 pts.

0 Pt.

4 Pt.

0 Pt.

2 Pt.

Table 1: Presentation of the paper

Tender

Please give the two following files:

  1. the Complete paper: a file `` pdf '' (and a copy in Word format) not exceeding 2500 words.
  2. The files will have to be addressed by e-mail tocimqusef14@amaquen.com

With a copy to amaquen@gmail.com

  1. Please limit the name of your file to 10 characters.
  2. Start with the first five characters of the name of the first author.
  3. If the authors have more than one paper, want to finish the name of the file by a number (1,2…)

Example:

If authors: Taylor, F and Babbage, C, `` title of paper '', subjected only one file, the format `.pdf' will have to be named: ` Taylor.pdf'

  1. The abstract: a file of a page not numbered in format `' doc '', container:

-       The title,

-       The author and his affiliation,

-       The abstract.

-       Key words of your subject: the number of the key words should be between 3 and 5. (Example: System - Management  – Quality  – Education  – Training -…)

Questions

E-mail:  naji@amaquen.org

Telephone: (+212) 661509231

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