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Promoting Higher Quality. OHT 1.1. Session 1. Introduction to the Academic Review : Context and Purpose. OHT 1.2. Academic Review 2000-6 Key Features of Subject Review. Accountability Better, more accessible public information about quality and standards

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Promoting higher quality

Promoting Higher Quality

QAA/HESDA Academic Reviewer Training


Session 1

OHT 1.1

Session 1

Introduction to the

Academic Review :

Context and Purpose

QAA/HESDA Academic Reviewer Training


Academic review 2000 6 key features of subject review

OHT 1.2

Academic Review 2000-6Key Features of Subject Review

  • Accountability

  • Better, more accessible public information about quality and standards

  • Enhancement of the quality of educational provision and of academic standards

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Academic review 2000 6 key features of subject review1

OHT 1.3

Academic Review 2000-6Key Features of Subject Review

  • Part of an integrated method of review of overall quality and standards (HEIs only)

  • Peer review

  • Self-evaluation

  • Review against broad aims of the provision

  • Review over an extended period

  • Subject benchmarks

  • ‘Scope and preference’ survey

  • Initial and institutional profiles

  • Differentiated judgements on three aspects of quality

  • Threshold judgements on academic standards

  • Academic review report

  • Subject overview reports.

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Promoting higher quality

OHT 1.4

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Judgements on academic standards

OHT 1.8

Judgements on Academic Standards

  • A single threshold judgement – either confidence or no confidence

  • In certain circumstances: limited confidence

  • A separate judgement can be made for a single programme

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Promoting higher quality

OHT 1.9

Judgements on Academic Standards should confirm that:

  • Applicable subject benchmarks are reflected appropriately in the programme specifications

  • The content, design and organisation of the curriculum are adequate to achieve the intended programme outcomes

  • Curriculum content is appropriate to each stage of the programme and to the level of the award

  • Assessment is designed appropriately to measure achievement of the intended outcomes

  • Student achievement matches the intended outcomes and level of the award

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Judgements on the quality of learning opportunities 1

OHT 1.10

Judgements on the Quality of Learning Opportunities [1]

  • A differentiated judgement – either commendable or approved or failing

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Judgements on the quality of learning opportunities 2

OHT 1.11

Judgements on the Quality of Learning Opportunities [2]

Judgements are applied separately to each of three aspects

  • teaching and learning

  • student progression

  • learning resources

    Separate judgements can be made for each named award

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Judgements on the quality of learning opportunities 3

OHT 1.12

Judgements on the Quality of Learning Opportunities [3]

EXEMPLARY with commendable category

  • represents sector-leading best practice AND

  • is worthy of dissemination and emulation, AND

  • makes a significant contribution to the success of the provision under review

    Incidental or marginal features do not qualify for designation as ‘exemplary’

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