University of Split

Quality Assurance

 

 

University of Split quality assurance system represents the totality of quality assurance in higher education with the final goal of integration of the University in the European Higher Education Area.

 

The aims of the quality assurance system are:

  • Creating the quality assurance system at the university though initiating and coordinating the initiatives and implementing the program for the continuous enhancement of quality, defining indicators, standards and criteria for quality enhancement, ensuring internal assessment as one of the preconditions for quality management, encouraging and organizing professional training of internal users of the system and ensuring feedback from the users and following their suggestions, proposals and criticism,
  • Developing mechanisms and integrating the culture of quality enhancement into the normative documents and other aspects of university activity, and especially though development of the Quality Assurance Handbook of the University and its constituents.

 

The strategy of the quality assurance system is as follows:

  • Encouraging regular discussions on quality and fostering the culture of quality within the academic and wider community,
  • Developing, organizing and conducting evaluation and self-evaluation necessary for investigation of various aspects of quality in higher education, scientific and professional work,
  • Promoting continuous collecting of information from the students and the teaching staff, and taking action based on the information,
  • Defining quality standards,
  • Development of its own quality enhancement mechanisms,
  • Exchanging examples of good practice between the constituents of the University,
  • Securing advancement of teaching, scientific, artistic, professional and administrative staff

 

Historical development of the quality assurance system

Institutional development of the quality assurance system at the University of Split was initiated on 11 September 2008, with the establishment of the Quality Enhancement Centre (at the level of the University) and the Quality Enhancement Committees (at the level of constituents). The first text of Regulations on the Work of the Quality Enhancement Centre and Committees at the University of Split was adopted at the 27th session of the University of Split Senate, on 11 September 2008, thereby defining the mission, vision, strategy, aims and the evaluation area of the Centre and the Committees, whereas on 24 July 2009 at the 35th session of the Senate amendments to the Regulations were adopted, as well as the amended text of the Regulations. The University of Split Senate adopted the Regulations on Organisation and Role of the Quality Assurance System at the University of Split at its 71st session held on 21 May 2012.

 

Present organisation of the quality assurance system

Regulations on Organisation and Role of the Quality Assurance System at the University of Split (dated 21 May 2012) regulates the basic issues in relation to the organization and activities of the institutions that are part of the quality management system. As presented in Figure 1, the basic unit of the quality assurance system is the Quality Enhancement Centre (hereinafter: the Centre) established at the University level. In addition, the quality assurance is the task of Quality Enhancement Committees (hereinafter: Committees) established at the level of constituents and studies implemented directly by the University and other relevant entities. The quality assurance and enhancement system at the University is implemented by the following bodies:

    Quality Enhancement Centre (council of the Centre, the head and other bodies)

    Quality Enhancement Committees (at the University constituents),

    Studies Commission (body of the Centre),

    Commission for internal review of the quality assurance system (body appointed by the Senate),

    The University of Split Senate, at the 77th session held on 25 October 2012, following the proposal of the University of Split Quality Enhancement Centre, adopted the text of the University of Split Quality Assurance Handbook.

    The University of Split Quality Assurance Handbook represents the document of the highest level in the area of quality assurance at the University of Split, providing the description of:

    • the University quality assurance system,
    • the University quality assurance standards.

     


    A Human Resources Strategy for Researchers of University of Split

     

     

    University of Split quality assurance system represents the totality of quality assurance in higher education with the final goal of integration of the University in the European Higher Education Area.

     

    The aims of the quality assurance system are:

    • Creating the quality assurance system at the university though initiating and coordinating the initiatives and implementing the program for the continuous enhancement of quality, defining indicators, standards and criteria for quality enhancement, ensuring internal assessment as one of the preconditions for quality management, encouraging and organizing professional training of internal users of the system and ensuring feedback from the users and following their suggestions, proposals and criticism,
    • Developing mechanisms and integrating the culture of quality enhancement into the normative documents and other aspects of university activity, and especially though development of the Quality Assurance Handbook of the University and its constituents.

     

    The strategy of the quality assurance system is as follows:

    • Encouraging regular discussions on quality and fostering the culture of quality within the academic and wider community,
    • Developing, organizing and conducting evaluation and self-evaluation necessary for investigation of various aspects of quality in higher education, scientific and professional work,
    • Promoting continuous collecting of information from the students and the teaching staff, and taking action based on the information,
    • Defining quality standards,
    • Development of its own quality enhancement mechanisms,
    • Exchanging examples of good practice between the constituents of the University,
    • Securing advancement of teaching, scientific, artistic, professional and administrative staff

     

    Historical development of the quality assurance system

    Institutional development of the quality assurance system at the University of Split was initiated on 11 September 2008, with the establishment of the Quality Enhancement Centre (at the level of the University) and the Quality Enhancement Committees (at the level of constituents). The first text of Regulations on the Work of the Quality Enhancement Centre and Committees at the University of Split was adopted at the 27th session of the University of Split Senate, on 11 September 2008, thereby defining the mission, vision, strategy, aims and the evaluation area of the Centre and the Committees, whereas on 24 July 2009 at the 35th session of the Senate amendments to the Regulations were adopted, as well as the amended text of the Regulations. The University of Split Senate adopted the Regulations on Organisation and Role of the Quality Assurance System at the University of Split at its 71st session held on 21 May 2012.

     

    Present organisation of the quality assurance system

    Regulations on Organisation and Role of the Quality Assurance System at the University of Split (dated 21 May 2012) regulates the basic issues in relation to the organization and activities of the institutions that are part of the quality management system. As presented in Figure 1, the basic unit of the quality assurance system is the Quality Enhancement Centre (hereinafter: the Centre) established at the University level. In addition, the quality assurance is the task of Quality Enhancement Committees (hereinafter: Committees) established at the level of constituents and studies implemented directly by the University and other relevant entities. The quality assurance and enhancement system at the University is implemented by the following bodies:

      Quality Enhancement Centre (council of the Centre, the head and other bodies)

      Quality Enhancement Committees (at the University constituents),

      Studies Commission (body of the Centre),

      Commission for internal review of the quality assurance system (body appointed by the Senate),

      The University of Split Senate, at the 77th session held on 25 October 2012, following the proposal of the University of Split Quality Enhancement Centre, adopted the text of the University of Split Quality Assurance Handbook.

      The University of Split Quality Assurance Handbook represents the document of the highest level in the area of quality assurance at the University of Split, providing the description of:

      • the University quality assurance system,
      • the University quality assurance standards.

       


      A Human Resources Strategy for Researchers of University of Split
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