ACCA - The global body for professional accountants
the conference allows for networking and to share experiences and best practices to grow their business whilst enhancing tuition support to our students
—Lucia Real-Martin, director emerging markets - Asia, ACCA

ACCA is holding the MENASA Region (Middle East, North Africa and South Asia) Learning Providers’ Conference 2011 on 20th and 21st July 2011 in Sri Lanka.

ACCA’s MENASA Learning Providers’ Conference 2011, which will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, is designed to support ACCA’s learning providers, so they can discuss the challenges and opportunities they currently face.

Lucia Real-Martin, Director Emerging Markets Asia – ACCA, says: 'This is a timely moment to be holding this two-day conference. It will be a unique opportunity for learning providers and tutors from the region to discuss, debate and share their practices, and it will also help develop an action plan for tuition support in Sir Lanka where accountancy training and development is very popular.'

The conference will give participants the opportunity to attend presentations by training providers such as BPP, GTG and Kaplan. Workshops are also being held on the delivery of accountancy qualifications and on tuition excellence.

Aruni Rajakarier, Country Manager – ACCA Sri Lanka says: 'Importantly, the conference allows for networking and to share experiences and best practices to grow their business whilst enhancing tuition support to our students.'

With this two-day event, participants will:

  • Learn about ACCA qualifications
  • Find out about ACCA resources and its futures plans
  • Discuss best practices for teaching and assessment methods
  • Gain an insight into examiner feedback on student exam performance
  • Network with tutors from around the region and ACCA representatives
  • Identify challenges and initiate solutions to help improve exam performance
  • Understand the benefits of being an Approved Learning Partner – student tuition, including the resources and support available.

Learning providers from the region have responded with enthusiasm and now the event is fully booked.  The conference delegates will be from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, India, Maldives, Japan, Indonesia, Nepal, Oman, Iran, Dubai, Bahrain, Mongolia, and Cambodia.  The resource persons will include top tutors from BPP and Kaplan and key persons from ACCA.  BPP, Kaplan and Get Through Guides who are accredited content providers for ACCA will also have stalls and conduct presentations at the conference venue.

For more information on this event, please see the related links on the left. 

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For further information, please contact:

Aruni Rajakarier, Country Manager – ACCA Sri Lanka

+94 (0) 11 2301922

+94 (0) 777 714278

Notes to Editors

  1. ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants. We aim to offer business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management.
  2. We support our 147,000 members and 424,000 students in 170 countries, helping them to develop successful careers in accounting and business, with the skills required by employers. We work through a network of over 80 offices and centres and more than 8,500 Approved Employers worldwide, who provide high standards of employee learning and development. Through our public interest remit, we promote appropriate regulation of accounting and conduct relevant research to ensure accountancy continues to grow in reputation and influence.
  3. Founded in 1904, ACCA has consistently held unique core values: opportunity, diversity, innovation, integrity and accountability. We believe that accountants bring value to economies in all stages of development and seek to develop capacity in the profession and encourage the adoption of global standards. Our values are aligned to the needs of employers in all sectors and we ensure that through our qualifications, we prepare accountants for business. We seek to open up the profession to people of all backgrounds and remove artificial barriers, innovating our qualifications and delivery to meet the diverse needs of trainee professionals and their employers.