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Quality Assurance Unit

 

 

The Quality Management System (QMS) in Ibri College of Technology (IbriCT) has been established according to the ministerial decision to assure the compliance of the qualifications awarded by the colleges with set standards. The Quality Management process ensures that all the activities at IbriCT are planned, implemented and assessed effectively and efficiently to meet the national standards. Further, it ensures the continuous improvement in all activities of the college. The QMS directs the college in developing Vision, Mission, Goals and Strategic Plan, and in achieving them. It guides the college in developing, reviewing and implementing policies and procedures, and in assessing their effectiveness. The implementation of QMS across various departments/centers of the college, is done by the college management through the Quality Assurance Unit(QAU).

The Quality Assurance Unit (QAU) has been established by the Dean of the college according to Articles 94 and 95 of the bylaws. The main objective of the QAU is to enhance quality culture at Ibri College of Technology. The unit comprises the chairman, head and quality officers.

Head of Quality Asssurance Unit

Quality Assurance is a key area in higher education institutions. It is mainly meant to assure the fitness of an institution for its purpose. IbriCT’s Vision & Mission statements describe the purpose of the college. The Quality Management System (QMS) of IbriCT ensures that the college is fit for its stated purpose of providing high quality education to the students, which will result in the skills and knowledge needed in the job market. This is achieved keeping in mind the national standards set by Oman Academic Accreditation Authority (OAAA).

The Quality Management System (QMS) of IbriCT promotes a quality culture within the college starting from the various college activities to the level of strategic decision making. As quality is the responsibility of every one, the QMS tries to spread quality culture among students, staff and the college authorities. By doing this, the QMS ensures that quality is a continuous process. Quality Assurance is evaluated through various methods like Self-evaluation, Peer review, Benchmarking, Analysis of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), Surveys etc. QMS at IbriCT uses all these methods to ensure the quality in the college.

 

V.A. GURUPRASATH
Head of Quality Assurance Unit