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质素及标准架构

This 质素及标准架构 is intended to guide activities that will contribute to development of a University-wide culture of ongoing 质量保证, 质量 improvement and alignment or compliance with recommended or mandated higher education standards in order to achieve the University’s objectives and desired outcomes.

在这个框架:

质量保证 means the management and organisational 流程 in place for checking that the standards and 质量 of higher education provision by the University meet higher education sector requirements and norms.

质量改进 means the management and organisational 流程 in place for ongoing improvement of higher education provision by the University.

高等教育标准 means Higher Education Standards made under the Tertiary Education 质量 and Standards Agency Act 2011 and other codified 质量-related standards applicable to Australian universities, 澳大利亚负责任研究行为准则.

该框架

以下 原则,以及PIRI 质量体系 (计划, 实现, 审查, 改善), 为大学提供全面的质素保证架构, 质素提升及与高等教育质素标准接轨:

原则
  1. Strategic oversight of 质量 and compliance with mandatory higher education standards is at the highest levels of University governance
  2. Efforts for 质量保证 and improvement are coordinated by and cascade from the highest levels of 利记官网app下载 management (质量 management)
  3. Key external reference points (ERPs) and higher education sector benchmarks inform the development and review of plans, 系统, 政策, 流程, 实践, 项目和课程. erp包括, 例如, 立法, 整个行业的框架, 守则, 指引及专业认可标准
  4. 清晰透明的计划, 系统, 制定与高等教育及相关服务有关的政策及程序, 可访问的, 实施及定期监察, 回顾和改进
  5. 有适当的流程,并实施定期监控, 评估和报告高等教育和相关服务提供的结果, 包括针对目标的基准测试和性能测量, 指标和外部标准
  6. Opportunity is provided for appropriate internal and external involvement in the maintenance of 质量 and standards, 包括利用学生的反馈, 毕业生, 雇主, 员工及其他利益相关者
  7. 学生 and staff are supported in the pursuit of 质量 and the maintenance of standards
  8. All students and prospective students are treated fairly and equitably and provided with timely and accurate information relevant to their current or future studies or research or other engagement and pursuits with the University

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质量体系

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大学的质素系统-计划, 实现, 审查, 改进(PIRI) -持续质量改进的循环系统, 如下所述和总结, is the primary means by which the 原则 of the 质素及标准架构 are embedded and demonstrated in all University activity.

计划: 制定计划, 政策, 流程, timelines and responsibilities for achieving outcomes intended to maintain or improve 质量, 包括性能标准, 措施, 指标, targets; and methods and frequency for performance monitoring and reporting.

实现: 执行计划安排, 包括对进展/疗效/结果的定期监测和报告.

点评: 持续和总结性审查, 基于证据的, of the extent to which planned arrangements are having/have had the desired effect in bringing about intended outcomes, 包括评估计划安排的效力和影响.

改善: Ongoing evidence-based identification of improvements and changes to be incorporated in new or reformulated plans, 政策和过程,以促进提高或改善结果.

该框架所包含的领域

该框架涵盖大学的所有工作和活动,包括:

  • 公司治理
  • 学术治理
  • 大学管理
  • 学习、教学和研究环境
  • 学生在利记官网app下载的学习经历
  • 学生支持,安全和幸福
  • 教学
  • 奖学金
  • 研究
  • 科研训练
  • 外部参与和环境
  • 大学资讯、通讯、市场推广.

当前的质量和标准、责任和责任

大学的所有政策和程序都是重要因素, 或部分, 质量保证, 质量改进或符合相关的外部标准或要求. Responsibilities for implementation of those 政策 and procedures are identified in the relevant documentation through specification of a Responsible Officer and, 在某些情况下, 每项政策或程序的指定人员.

在更广泛的背景下:

  • 大学委员会 is accountable to the Australian Government and the Tertiary Education 质量 and Standards Agency for 质量保证 and compliance with higher education standards by the University of the Sunshine Coast.
  • 校长和校长 向大学校董会负责质素管理, 质量保证 and compliance with higher education standards across the range of all University activities.
  • 副校长(学术) is responsible and accountable to the Vice-Chancellor and President for guiding the overall development and implementation of the University’s 质量 system and liaison with the Tertiary Education 质量 and Standards Agency. 与学术委员会合作, they are  responsible and accountable to the Vice-Chancellor and President for 质量保证, 质量 improvement and compliance with relevant higher education standards in the areas of academic governance, 学习和教学, 学术支持, 和学生的支持.
  • 首席运营官 是否向校长及校长负责质素保证, 质量 improvement and compliance with relevant higher education standards in the specific areas of financial management, 大学规划, 资讯及通讯科技, 人力资源, 安全与安全, 和设施.
  • 副校长(研究及创新), 与学术委员会合作, 是否向校长及校长负责质素保证, 质量 improvement and compliance with relevant higher education standards in the specific areas of research, 研究培训和创新.
  • 副校长(学生) 是否向校长及校长负责质素保证, 质量 improvement and compliance with relevant higher education standards in the areas of initiating and leading student success strategies, 推进和支持高等教育研究, 学习教学奖学金, 和学术治理.
  • 副校长(社会参与) 是否向校长及校长负责质素保证, 质量 improvement and compliance with relevant higher education standards in the area of student recruitment and marketing.
  • 学术教学单位负责人 are responsible and accountable to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) (and Chairperson of the Academic Board) for 质量保证, 质量 improvement and compliance with relevant higher education standards within their respective Schools.
  • 组织部门经理 who report direct to a member of the Executive are responsible and accountable to the relevant member of Executive for implementation of the University’s 质量 system, 质量保证, 质量 improvement and compliance with relevant higher education standards within the Division or University-wide functional areas that they lead.
  • 学校全体员工, 通过他们的主管, 是否对上级负责, ,以推行大学的质素体系, 质量保证和改进过程, and 流程 for compliance with higher education standards as they pertain to each employee’s work and area of operation.
  • 学生和大学的其他成员 有责任为大学的质素保证及改善作出贡献.

2013年12月3日由大学校董会通过(决议C13/62)

2014年1月2日起生效.