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  • 1.
    • Quality Assurance and Accreditation for Higher Education
    Dr. Salwa EL Magoli National Quality Assurance and Accreditation Committee November, 2005
  • 2. Mission of NQAAC
    • Ensure the best quality of education, commit to continuous improvement and efficient performance of Egyptian Higher Education Institutions, and solicit community confidence in their graduate’s caliber which fulfill international recognized standards.
  • 3. NQAAC Strategic objective To prepare Higher Education Institutions to qualify for application for Accreditation
  • 4. Principles of the system
    • Accreditation or audit or assessment?
    • Nature of the process (mandatory or voluntary)?
    • Unit of assessment (institution or programme)?
    • Outcome of assessment (no grading or two-point scale or multi-point scale)?
    • Policy on disclosure of the outcome (confidential or public)?
  • 5. NQAAC Quality Assurance System
    • Design a system for QAA suitable to the Egyptian system of education and conforming with international standards aiming to be recognized regionally and internationally
  • 6.
    • Institutions are responsible for the quality of their education programs and for their internal systems of reviewing and reporting
    • Mission-sensitive processes and outcome
    • An Evidence-based annual faculty self-evaluation report form the basis of the system followed by periodic five year report
    • Self-evaluation
    • Peer reviewers
    Principles of the system
  • 7.
    • Supporting continuous developments in HEIs
    • Keeping the academic standards of graduates ’ achievements and quality of learning the core of HEIs
    • Addressing Governance and Administration and other mission activities, including education programs , community involvement and research
    Principle of the system (cont.)
  • 8. Phases of implementation of Egyptian QAA system
    • 1- Establishing of Internal Quality Assurance System in higher Education
    • 2- Developmental Engagement
    • Phase
    • 3- Accreditation phase
  • 9.
    • Achievements of NQAAC
  • 10. Phases of implementation of Egyptian QAA system
    • 1- Establishing of Internal Quality Assurance System in higher Education
    • 2- Developmental Engagement
    • Phase
    • 3- Accreditation phase
  • 11. Achievement of NQAAC 5- QAAP projects
    • 1-Awareness Campaign
    • 2-Capacity Building
    • 3-NQAAA
    • 4- Setting-up Standards and Benchmarks
    • 5-Funded Projects
  • 12. Achievement of NQAAC 5- QAAP projects
      • Development of a Strategic Plan for Quality Assurance ( All public Universities)
      • Development of Institutional and Academic Reference Standards
      • Establishment of a sustainable QAA Centers in Egyptian Universities ( All public Universities)
      • Establishment of an Internal Quality Assurance System(144 faculties)
  • 13. Establishment of an Internal Quality Assurance System
    • Academic Programmes
      • Intended learning outcomes
      • Curriculum
      • Student assessment
      • Student achievement
    • Quality of Learning opportunities
      • Teaching and learning
      • Student support
      • Learning resources
    • Research and other scholarly activities
    • Community Involvement
    • Effectiveness of Quality Management and Enhancement
  • 14. Phases of implementation of Egyptian QAA system
    • 1- Establishing of Internal Quality Assurance System in higher Education
    • 2- Developmental Engagement
    • Phase
    • 3- Accreditation phase
  • 15. Developmental Engagement Phase
    • Eight Faculties has applied for DEs
    • Developing a system to recruit peer reviewers
    • Establishing a network with faculties applying for DEs
    • Training workshops for peer reviewers
    • ( 78 from different discipline)
    • Organization of the site visits
  • 16. Developmental Engagement Framework
    • Academic Programmes
      • Intended learning outcomes
      • Curriculum
      • Student assessment
      • Student achievement
    • Quality of Learning opportunities
      • Teaching and learning
      • Student support
      • Learning resources
    • Research and other scholarly activities
    • Community Involvement
    • Effectiveness of Quality Management and Enhancement
  • 17. Challenges
    • Relevance of accreditation within the Egyptian System.
    • Lack of peer reviewing culture in the system.
    • Resistance to change from the faculty members and administration staff.
    • Problems in documentation system
    • Insufficient learning & teaching facilities.
  • 18.
    • Large number of students and over crowd ness.
    • Staff / students ratio in some cases.
    • Linking the whole process with funding.
    • Lake of competitiveness between universities.
    Challenges (cont.)
  • 19. Accreditation
    • A gateway towards total quality
    • Considered to be a motivation for institutions to promote comprehensive educational processes and quality systems
    • Raise the level of confidence in the institution and its graduates
  • 20.