PURPOSES OF QAE

  • For the university and each academic, administrative, support and service unit, ensuring:
    • Effectiveness
    • Efficiency
    • Efficacy
    • Impact
    • Excellence
    • Reliability and consistency
    • Meeting internal and external stakeholders’/consumers’/clients’ needs
    • Fitness for purpose
    • Fitness of purpose
    • Meeting objectives
    • Meeting intended outcomes
    • Conformance to specifications
    • Value-added
    • Transformation
  • Improvement and continuous development;
  • Ensuring consistently high standards;
  • Accountability;
  • Accreditation;
  • Monitoring, review and of the university;
  • Provision of information on how well university, academic units, administration units, offices, service and support units, and program policies, plans and procedures are working: effectiveness; efficiency; efficacy; impact;
  • Value for money/return on investment;
  • Provision of information to all stakeholders;
  • External recognition.
  • Comparing universities;
  • Public awareness and consumer choice (e.g. for student recruitment);
  • Promote excellence, creativity and diversity;
  • Foster collegiality and networking within the university;
  • Nurture best practice to promote all-round development;
  • Catalyze university development;
  • Control of Faculties/curricula/assessment/offices/units.

 

Last Updated: December 7, 2018 at 5:40 pm