Future arrangements for external examining and related developments. Dr Tim Burton Assistant Director, Development and Enhancement Group 24 January 2011. Overview. External examining. Academic infrastructure. Institutional audit. Public information. External examining.
Dr Tim Burton
Development and Enhancement Group
24 January 2011
There was evidence to demonstrate that the Academic Infrastructure was well embedded in higher education providers' policies and procedures. Many of those who considered the Academic Infrastructure to be important recognised a value in seeing it as a whole framework that was somehow more than the sum of parts, but there was no single view of how each of the components necessarily related to each other (para 2.1.4).
Scope to improve individual elements
Clarify role relating to other reference points and audit/review
Hasn’t reached wider audience
Largely ineffective in increasing public assurance about standards
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