Chapter 5: Quality Assurance and Framework

5. Quality Assurance Framework

1 General Definitions
1.1 Approval
1.2 Module and Course Review
1.3 Monitoring
1.4 Module
1.5 Course
1.6 Supervised Practice
1.7 Enrolment and Registration
2 Governance and Terms of Reference
2.1 Terms of Reference Appendix GB 3 Terms of Reference and Constitution for ACLT Education Committee
2.2 Academic Board Appendix GB 1 Terms of Reference and Constitution for Academic Board
2.3 Boards of Study Appendix GB 4 Terms of Reference and Constitution for Board of Study
2.4 Assessment Boards Appendix GB 2 Terms of Reference and Constitution for ACLT Assessment Board
2.5 Strategic Academic Planning Group Appendix GB 5 Terms of Reference and Constitution for the Strategic Academic Planning Group 
2.6 Student Council Appendix GB 6 Terms of Reference and Constitution for Student Council 2014-2015
2.7 Quality Assurance Committee Appendix GB 7 Terms of Reference and Constitution for Quality Assurance Committee
3. Quality Processes Appendix QA 1 Module Materials Checklist
3 Course Approval and Review
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Approval Process, Stages and Submissions
3.2.1 Stage 1: Submission to Strategic Academic Planning Group (SAP) for approval in principle Appendix QA 2 Initial Course Proposal 
  Appendix QA 3 Interim Programme Specification
  Appendix QA 4 Business plan
3.2.3 Stage 3: Approval by Strategic Academic Planning Group Appendix QA 3 Programme Specification
  Appendix QA 5 Programme Specification Supporting Information
  Appendix QA 6 Module Descriptor
  Appendix QA 7 Resources Document
3.3 Periodic Review by Strategic Academic Planning Group Appendix QA 3 Programme Specification
  Appendix QA 5 Programme Specification Supporting Information
  Appendix QA 6 Module Descriptor
  Appendix QA 7 Resources Document
4. Module Approval and Review
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Approval Process, Stages and Submissions
4.2.1 Stage 1: Module Descriptors and Schemes of Work approved by Academic Board Appendix QA 6 Module Descriptor
  Appendix QA 8 Scheme of Work
  Appendix QA 9 Tutorial Scheme of Work
4.2.2 Stage 2: Materials Production and Approval Appendix QA 10 Content Document
  Appendix QA 11 Slide DeckTemplate
  Appendix QA 12 Handout Template
  Appendix QA 13 Assignment Brief Template
  Appendix QA 1 Module Materials Checklist
4.2.3 Stage 3: Education Committee (EC) Materials Sign Of
4.2.4 Stage 4: Module Occurrence
4.2.5 Stage 5: Student Survey Appendix QA 14 Student Survey
  Appendix QA 15 Module Action Plan and Minutes of Module Review
4.2.6 Stage 6: Assessment Board
4.2.7 Stage 7: End of Module Review Appendix GB 4 Terms of Reference and Constitution for Board of Study
4.2.7 Stage 7: End of Module Review Appendix QA 16 Module Review Agenda
4.2.7 Stage 7: End of Module Review Appendix QA 15 Module Action Plan and Minutes of Module Review
4.2.8 Stage 8 – Academic Board and Programme Review Appendix QA 15 Module Action Plan and Minutes of Module Review
5 Module or Course closure