Quality Assurance@Clarke International University
The Quality Assurance Unit (Q. A. U) was formed in November 2012, charged with the responsibility of monitoring, improving, Promoting, enhancing, maintaining, reviewing and documenting quality assurance instruments in the teaching and learning processes at International Health Sciences University
Quality Assurance Mandates
Adhere to the standards
FUNCTIONS OF QA
Quality Assurance Unit (QAU) functions as the Vice Chancellor's secretariat on quality assurance
issues. The pivotal role of this organ is to determine quality standards set internally for measuring
performance in all core operational areas of the University to ensure that they are met, updated
and that they measure up to the national, regional and international benchmarks.
Specific functions of the QAU are as follows among others:
- Advise units on setting and improvement of performance standards that are appropriate
and relevant to the CIU;
- Coordinate internal and external evaluation of CIU and its programmes
- Link with external actors, in particular with professional and regulatory bodies,
employers, students, community and alumni to raise the profile of the University.
Ensure existence and implementation of an acceptable and robust system of examinations.
Carry out quality assurance audits and advise CIU Deans appropriately.
MISSION OF QUALITY ASSURANCE
“To prepare students for global leadership and to catalyst for transformation. We achieve this mission through a value based education instilling in students a zeal for life long learning, Outstanding inter professional academic training, research and community outreach, innovative action and exceptional faculty”
ACTIVITES OF QUALITY ASSURANCE
- Auditing examination past papers to assess the examination papers for critical thinking constructs
Checking for duplication and plagiarism in student research papers and advising accordingly.
Monitoring of teaching and learning and examination processes at CIU.
Coordinating the evaluation process of courses and staff by students at the end of every semester
Conducting QA update workshops/sessions for staff and students to sensitize the CIU community on Quality issues;
Preparing CIU for external evaluations in response to the National council for higher education requirements
ACTIVITIES OF QUALITY ASSURANCE
Like most of the universities in Uganda, CIU embraced the NCHE guidelines by adopting the ODel as a way of mitigating the spread of Covid 19.
Among the reports compiled include;
Readiness assessment of the students to adapt to ODel
Readiness of the academic staff to engage in E-Learning teaching
Evaluating implementation of Odel to foster continuity of learning (students and staff experience)
Assessment of Technology Access and Online Skills Among New Students at CIU.
An abstract on Experience of take home examination by one of the academic staff; Gender in Medical Education End of Second Semester Home Based Assessment.
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