Quality is the only mechanism through which an institution can secure with confidence and certainty, that the canons of its educational delivery are being upheld and boosted. Quality has become an integral part fragment of expansion plan of Higher Education backed by the Higher Education Commission.
Quality is an energetic entity in higher education which is the outcome of collaboration amongst numerous factors including inter alia, quality of faculty and students, infrastructural facilities, research and learning environment, governance, strategic planning, assessment procedures, market force and above all the leadership.
KKKUK is proceeding ahead on the track of marvelous advancement in higher learning sector utilizing both pecuniary and human resources to upsurge the access to programs and ensuring all cares to guarantee quality of the augmented base of higher learning agendas.
The self-assessment system is being introduced in the university. The process is focused to enhance the quality of education well-matched to the global standard.
Directorate of Quality Assurance
In this era of competition, it has become mandatory that institutions of higher education prove the efficacy of their academic programs in extending high quality education that affirmatively influences students. Besides, most accrediting organizations concerned with quality assurance are demanding that institutions assess students’ learning outcomes as a mechanism of improving the quality of academic programs. In this regard, The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has developed methods for assessing the quality of academic program.
Assessment is an organized process of gathering, reviewing and using important quantitative and qualitative data and information from multiple and diverse sources about educational programs, for improving student learning, and evaluating whether academic and learning standards are being met. The process culminates when assessment results are used to improve student learning.
The purpose of this document is to outline the process of conducting self-assessment (SA) of academic programs. It is HEC that requires universities to conduct periodic self- assessment for its academic programs to improve them and ensure high academic standards. Self-assessment is an important tool for academic quality assurance and provides feedback for faculty and administration to initiate action plans for improvement.
KKKUK’s Directorate of Quality Assurance is on the way to convert the challenge into opportunity with the support of its program Teams and Assessment Teams for the best service of all stakeholders.