QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGEMENT UNIT

QUALITY ASSURANCE POLICY AND STRUCTURE FRAMEWORK

IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY

  • covers all activities and segments of the University as related to quality, efficiency and probity
  • provide an overview of quality processes and their inter-relationships
  • cover quality assurance and service delivery as applied to teaching and non-teaching staff, physical structures and all academic programmes.
  • For effective implementation of Quality Assurance Policy and Framework, the following sub-units are created with their Terms of Reference:

(1) Sub-Unit for Sustainable Academic Structures and Standards

Terms of Reference:

(i) Liase with Academic Planning Unit to ensure that only viable programmes are mounted in the University;

(ii) Organise seminars on publications and curriculum vitae preparation etc;

(iii) Organise seminars on pedagogy and innovative teaching and learning methods;

(iv) Work in consonance with Academic Planning Unit to ascertain and monitor the extent of University’s compliance with the NUC’s directives and the requirements of other regulatory bodies; and

(v) Ensure quality enhancement in administrative record keeping and service delivery.

(2) Sub-Unit for Review and Reinforcement of Data Collection and Evaluation Tools

Terms of Reference:

(i) To develop and keep in constant review the internal assessment of staff, facilities and students as well as course delivery ratings;

(ii) To review from time to time the mode of lecture delivery and recommend appropriately;

(iii) To develop institutional monitoring plans in cooperation with Academic Planning Unit and other relevant organs of the University.

(3) Sub-Unit for Capacity Building and Training

Terms of Reference:

(i) To facilitate capacity building within the University with the cooperation of the relevant University organs

(ii) To develop strategies to respond to quality assurance pressures;

(iii) To develop a template for performance inventory of staff to promote the culture of mentorship in the University as well as training needs of staff.

(iv) Review and recommend digital learning resources that are current and

(v) Recommend guidelines for the sustenance and maintenance of available learning resources

(4) Sub-Unit for Promotion of International Competitiveness

Terms of Reference:

(i) To identify ways to make innovations, products and the environment attractive to people from all spheres of life;

(ii) To identify the appropriate policy to improve the quality of students’ projects and theses;

(iii) To scruitinise existing collaborations and identify their relevance to the vision, mission and strategic objectives of the University;

(iv) To identify areas of specific interest or deficiencies in existing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in line with the quality assurance of the University.

(5) Sub-Unit for Information Systems and Data Analysis

Terms of Reference

(i) To ensure that an appropriate information system is put in place

(ii) To collect and analyse data to provide information for internal evaluation

(iii) To provide information on:

  • student progression and success rates;
  • employability of graduates;
  • students’ satisfaction with their programmes;
  • effectiveness of teaching and learning;
  • staff opinion on students’ attitude to learning and the teaching environment
  • availability of learning resources, costs and
  • general institutional performance