SA Associations
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The Higher Education Learning and Teaching Association of Southern Africa (HELTASA) is a professional association for educators and other significant role-players in the tertiary sector.


AIR – Association for Institutional Research
Phone: 850.385.4155
Fax: 850.385.5180

International​ Organisations related to IR

(Africa) Higher Education Research and Policy Network (HERPNET) (Link to journal)
Adesoji A. Oni
Phone: N/A

Australasian Association for Institutional Research (AAIR)
Bruce Guthrie
Phone: +61 2 6367 5347

Canadian Institutional Research and Planning Association (CIRPA)
Sharon Shultz
Phone: (780) 792-5623

European Association for Institutional Research (EAIR)
Peter Hoekstra
Phone: 0031-203205973

Higher Education Institutional Research in the UK and Ireland (HEIR)
by email

Middle East North Africa AIR (MENA-AIR)
Maryam Riaz
Phone: +971 55 8050708

Philippine Association of Institutions for Research
Genaro V. Japos
Phone: (+63)(08822)72-7459

Puerto Rico Association for Institutional Research (PRAIR)*
Carmen L. Cruz
(787) 257-0000 ext. 3208

South East Asia Association for Institutional Research (SEAAIR)
Olivia Legaspi
Phone: +63 46 416 4531 ext. 3064

Southern African Association for Institutional Research (SAAIR)
Carin Strydom
Phone: 071 160 5458

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