Functions of QEC
Functions of QEC
QEC is working in close collaboration with the Vice-Chancellor to perform the following salient functions
- The Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) is to be headed by a Director reporting directly to Vice- Chancellor. He is to be the correspondent with the outside bodies.
- It is responsible for promoting public confidence that the quality and standards of the award of degrees are enhanced and safeguarded.
- It is responsible for the review of quality standards and the quality of teaching and learning in each subject area.
- It is responsible for the review of academic affiliations with other institutions in terms of effective management of standards and quality of programs.
- It is responsible for defining clear and explicit standards as points of reference for the reviews to be carried out. It should also help the employees to know as to what they could expect from candidates.
- It is responsible to develop qualifications framework by setting out the attributes and abilities that can be expected from the holder of a qualification, i.e. Bachelors, Bachelor with Honors, Master’s, M. Phil., and Doctoral.
- It is responsible to develop program specifications. It sets the standards to clarifying what knowledge, understanding, skills and other attributes a student will develop on successfully completing a specific program.
- It is responsible to develop quality assurance processes and methods of evaluation to affirm that the quality of provision and the standard of awards are being maintained and to foster curriculum, subject and staff development, together with research and other scholarly activities.
- It is responsible to ensure that the university’s quality assurance procedures are designed to fit in with the arrangements in place nationally for maintaining and improving the quality of Higher Education.
- Program specifications
- Qualification framework