Quality Insurance Unit

ABOUT

The mission of the Quality Assurance Unit (QAU) is to support the university towards compliance with quality standards in teaching, research, organisation and management. It targets the strategies, procedures, actions and attitudes necessary to guarantee the maintenance and continuous improvement of quality, through awareness raising, auditing and internal evaluation in these areas:
Governance;
Governance; Training;
Research;
Cooperation and international relations;
closer links with the socio-economic world;
University life;
Infrastructure

MEMBERS OF THE INSURANCE UNIT

– The quality assurance unit reports to the head of the establishment.
– The unit is made up of members chosen for their availability and skills.
– The coordinator of the QAC, known as the « Quality Assurance Manager » (QAM), is chosen from among its members.
– The university’s QAR will be appointed in July 2016.

                         The members of the cell:
– Mr METNANI Noureddine METNANI : Responsible for the Q.A.R. cell.
– ARRIS Siham: representing the Faculty of Process Engineering: member
– Mr BOUZAHZAH Foued: representing the Institute of Urban Technical Management: member
– SAIGHI ouafa: representing the Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning: member
– Mr KITOUNI Yacine: representing the Faculty of Medicine: member
– Ms KEBBABI Saliha representing the Faculty of Political Science: member
– Mr BOUCHEHAM ANOUAR: representing the Faculty of Information and Communication Sciences.
– : representing the Faculty of Art and Culture : member

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MISSIONS OF THE QUALITY ASSURANCE UNIT

  • The unit helps to promote a culture of quality within the university;
  • The unit works to improve the university's position in national and international rankings.
  • The unit helps to establish a policy and a set of procedures for quality assurance.
  • The unit assists in the development of a quality "baseline", and pilots the evaluations that the university will be required to carry out.
  • The unit promotes internal and external communication and will make every effort to participate in the various events in the field and by publishing in the scientific journals in the field.

MISSIONS OF THE QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER

– The QAR acts as the facilitator of the « Quality Assurance Unit ». It brings together all the means to ensure its proper functioning.


– The RAQ ensures the mission of interface in terms of quality between the member institution and the Commission for the Implementation of Quality Assurance in Higher Education (CIAQES).


– The RAQ encourages any attitude aimed at improving the various evaluations that the institution will be led to make.
– The QAR makes all useful information available to the external evaluators and will inform them of any difficulties encountered.


– The QAR will participate in the drafting of evaluation reports. It will ensure their validation, dissemination and archiving.


– The QAR will ensure awareness, information and facilitation (development of documents, organization of meetings, …).


– The RAQ coordinates between the different parts of the cell at the level of the establishment and between them and the persons in charge and structures of the establishment.

ACTIVITIES

Establishment project.

The unit participated in the preparation of the university’s establishment project.

Preparation and awareness raising for the self-evaluation exercise

The first action was an information meeting for all the staff of the university on 13/03/2017, composed of all the deans and their vice-deans in charge of pedagogy, during which a presentation on quality assurance, the national frame of reference, and self-evaluation took place,

The second sensitization action was in the form of meetings at the level of each faculty and the institute of G.T.U., with the dean and the whole pedagogical staff on the operation of self-evaluation and quality assurance, explanations given by the RAQ and the sub-committee of each faculty. These meetings were preceded by the sending of emails of the national referential, a presentation on quality assurance and the transmission to all the actors of the documents relating to the self-evaluation (the questionnaire).

Establishment of the self-evaluation committee

The installation of the self-evaluation committee by the Rector on 12/03/2017.
The decision of the Rector appointing the Chairman of the Committee Mr METNANI Noureddine
The composition of this committee follows the recommendations suggested by the Commission d’Implantation d’un système d’Assurance Qualité dans les établissements d’Enseignement Supérieur (CIAQES). It is composed of :
– A president of the committee
– All members of the CAQ
– The Vice-Rector in charge of External Relations, Cooperation
– The Vice-Rector in charge of Graduate and Continuing Education
– Faculty representatives from each faculty and institute.

Launch of the self-evaluation operation

The decision to launch the operation was taken by the Rector at the level of the University’s Scientific Council on 11 April 2017 for the first area, which is training, and in October 2017 for the six remaining areas.

Launch of the self-evaluation operation

The decision to launch the operation was taken by the Rector at the level of the University’s Scientific Council on 11 April 2017 for the first area, which is training, and in October 2017 for the six remaining areas.

Establishment of the self-evaluation report.

The conduct of the self-evaluation is a delicate operation which required several months of work and the mobilization of several skills gathered in a self-evaluation committee composed of about twenty people.
The final report was sent to the supervisory authority in July 2018.

Action plan of the faculties.

After the self-evaluation operation, all the faculties of the university presented an action plan spread over a period of five years.

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