QAA - Nottingham Trent University

Report
Higher Education Review
Progress
May 2014
QAA timelines for NTU review
October 2014–August 2015
5 May 2014
22 May 2014
20 Oct 2014
17 Nov 2014
8 Dec 2014
Informed who review team members are
Briefings at QAA
Preparatory meeting at NTU
Upload Self Evaluation Document (SED)
and Student Submission
Requests for additional evidence
15 Jan 2015
Informed of:
• duration of review visit
• further requests for evidence
• who the team wishes to meet
• main lines of enquiry
9 Feb 2015
Review visit begins
13 Jul 2015
Action plan
Preparation timelines
Stakeholders
Evidence
Mock
Jan/Feb 2014
Briefings for all
stakeholders
Identify risks and
strengths
Briefings
Mar 2014
Compliance check
work with Schools
Collate evidence (2
years) Begin SED
narrative (online
wiki)
Compliance check
May 2014
Engagement with
emerging SED &
supporting evidence
Draft SED
Test narrative in draft
SED
Jun 2014
NTUSU new Exec
Mop up on evidence
collection
External critique of SED
Sept/Oct 2014
Updates on SED
through targeted
briefings, emails,
relevant committees,
including SEGs
Refine SED
Final published
information check
Submit SED
Briefings for those
likely to be called and
SEGs
Nov 2014
Dec 2014
Jan 2015
Submit additional
evidence
Walk-through
Walk-through
Stakeholders
Evidence
Mock
Governance
Logistics
Progress - April 2014
Mock - Actions
In train
Requires intervention
Quality Handbook final phase (July)
CADQ/ASQC
Enhance policy on currency and review (July)
QMs/ASQC
ASQC T&FG student engagement (July)
T&FG/ASQC
ASQC T&FG non-UG student experience (ac yr. 14-15)
T&FG/ASQC
Course/School level WIS compliance (July)
Deans
Range of work relating to Admissions policy/process
Admissions
Mapping of complaints policy to QC
Student Support Services
Address inconsistency of admissions info on website
CADQ
Appeals policy review
Academic Registry
Research degree regulations & compliance
Graduate School/URDC
Strategic approach L&T
CADQ/PVC-A
NOW widgets (employability and EEs)
IS
Stakeholders
Evidence
Mock
Governance
Logistics
CADQ
Student Support Services
Admissions
CPO
Employability and Careers
Graduate School
Academic Registry
Student Data and Services
CPLD
Equality and Diversity
Next steps
By end of May
Key (central) evidence collated
Early narrative against all Quality Code Expectations drafted
First draft of Employability section prepared
QAA briefings attended
By end of June
Additional evidence collated (including video evidence)
First draft of SED to key stakeholders for comment and Academic
Board (25th June)
QAA consultant engaged
Stakeholders
Evidence
Mock
Governance
Logistics
Emerging stories
Source: ATLs, Deans, SMT, stakeholder meetings
Strengths
Commitment to students
Engagement with external stakeholders, alumni, local community etc
Institutional-level enhancement initiatives
Estate
Employability agenda
Intentions
Period of embedding range of recent enhancements
Attention to the non-u/g student experience
Focus on teaching quality
Wider staff knowledge – specifically, employability, recruitment
On-going challenges
Meeting needs of diverse set of students across diverse set of courses
Stakeholders
Evidence
Mock
Governance
Logistics
Progress - April 2014
Evidence
Self-Evaluation Document (SED) and evidence collection
SharePoint site
https://portal.ntu.ac.uk/pva/cadq/HER2015/SitePages/Home.aspx
Launch date – 2nd May
Stakeholders
Evidence
Mock
Governance
Logistics

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