Quality Assurance and Accreditation at University of Kurdistan Hewler
The University of Kurdistan Hewler (UKH) attained accreditation from the Accreditation Service of International Schools, Colleges & Universities (ASIC) based in the United Kingdome (UK) on 19th of December 2018. Achieving accreditation was the conclusion of a two-year comprehensive internal audit, conducted as a self-assessment process by the Office of Quality Assurance and Accreditation (QA&A) in the UKH. The purpose of this review is to explore if the existing quality assurance status at UKH met the requirement of ASIC criteria for the attainment of international accreditation. The process included a qualitative study and documentary analysis, interviews and questionnaires. The accreditation process revealed that the quality areas of learning and teaching, course delivery, quality assurance and enhancement, premises and Health & Safety, student welfare, management and staff resources, and marketing & recruitment, are significantly efficient.
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