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The Centre for Quality Promotion and Assurance (CQPA) is responsive to national imperatives, operates within the regulatory framework of the university, and is committed to quality promotion and improvement. The scope of the CQPA embraces all sectors of the university and includes:
The DUT strategic goals and objectives include specific goals for:
The university has an established and comprehensive framework for quality assurance. The principles and concepts that underpin the framework include that:
At the DUT quality promotion and assurance is underpinned by robust processes and practices to:
All departments are responsible for the implementation of systems and processes for quality assurance. For academic departments this includes safeguarding academic standards at the level of the academic programme/s provided by the department.
At the university, monitoring and evaluation of academic programmes is grounded in the annual quality monitoring process which contributes to the six-yearly programme review and evaluation process. The evaluation of inter-related processes that collectively involve both academic and support departments is effected through thematic reviews. Evaluation of related support departments may be conducted as part of such thematic review processes. Specific support departments may also be identified for auditing by the approved external auditors. The model for quality promotion and assurance at DUT is illustrated below.