Quality Assurance, Monitoring and Evaluation in Higher Education
Concern about the quality of Higher Education is on the rise in Africa. It comes at a time of growing recognition of the potentially powerful role of tertiary education for growth, and it is a natural response to public perception that educational quality is being compromised in the effort to:
expand enrolment in recent years, complaints by employers that graduates are poorly prepared for the workplace, and increasing competition in the higher education market place, as numerous private and transnational providers enter the scene.
This Course Will Provide Participants With The Required Competencies Which Include Knowledge on:
• Quality assurance (QA) legislative environment, theories related to QA, implementation models, and case studies, policy writing and roleplay to assist with implementation
• A Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) system, theories around M&E, models and implementation
The Course Provides Information on:
• What African countries are doing to regulate and improve quality (universities and TVET colleges);
• What it takes to implement these initiatives;
• What has been the impact, and what are the priorities for capacity building
Who Should Attend?
• Researchers in Education
• University Deans
• Heads of Departments
• Provincial Education Departments
• University Heads of Departments
• Quality Assurance Managers
• Chief Directors
• MECs for Education
• Director Generals & Deputy Director Generals
• Education Administrators in Higher Education
• Monitoring & Evaluation Managers
• Program Managers
• Education Specialists
• Policy Research
• Principals/ Vice Principals
• Campus Manager
• Student Affairs Officers
After successful completion of this 5 day course on Quality Assurance, Monitoring and Evaluation in Higher Education , including the assignment/POE. Learners will receive 20 Credits from STADIO for the subject Training Management 1 (TRM100) which will count towards the Diploma in Management NQF Level 6. The learner will be registered for non qualification purposes with STADIO for the subject Training Management 1 (TRM100).
Dr. Dolf SteynDPhil (Information Science), MEd (Cum Laude), HDE and FDE
Dolf was the Managing Director for Pearson institute of Higher Education. His career includes work across 3 continents and amongst multiple cultures and organisations including Deloitte and Tshwane University of Technology.During his time at Deloitte consulting, he started a project management office which supported a team who among others did SABA installations, LMS roll-outs and custom software solutions.
Previously he was Director of Teaching and Learning with Technology at the Tshwane University of technology which has the second largest Blackboard LMS roll-out in South Africa. His career includes work in education, public, private and corporate sectors. He is experienced in working in teams, delegations and committees as well as in the running of projects as an individual. Dolf has taught Project management at graduate level for the last 15 years. Dolf served on examination boards, investigation/advisory commissions and industry work teams. He has published nationally and internationally and is a frequent contributor to workshops, training sessions and conferences.
Prof Nicolene Barkhuizen BCom HR, Hons BCom Labour Relations, MCom Industrial Psychology, Phd Industrial PsychologyProf Nicolene BarkhuizenBCom HR, Hons BCom Labour Relations, MCom Industrial Psychology, Phd Industrial Psychology
Nicolene received several awards for her academic performance during her studies. Subsequently Nicolene began her career as a lecturer and academic in 2005.Currently Nicolene has more than 100 scientific publications including books, chapters in textbooks, peer reviewed conference proceedings and journal articles. She presented more than 150 research papers at both local and international conferences. Nicolene has served as the Chair of the SABPP during 2011 and 2012 as well on its executive board. Nicolene’s research outputs have resulted in various research awards and nominations. In 2006 she was awarded Faculty Junior Researcher of the Year, at University of Johannesburg. Nicolene’s employment at the North-West University resulted in the following research awards: Faculty Senior Researcher of the Year (2013) and Rectors Award for the Most Productive Researcher in the Faculty of Commerce and Administration (2013)
Prof. Nico Schutte BA Hons H R Development, MA Masters Management and Development, PhD Public Administration, PhD Industrial PsychologyProf. Nico SchutteBA Hons H R Development, MA Masters Management and Development, PhD Public Administration, PhD Industrial Psychology
BA Hons H R Development, MA Masters Management and Development, PhD Public Administration, PhD Industrial Psychology