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QSN Season Ticket

The Network is delighted to introduce the QSN Season Ticket

July 12, 2017

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Benefits of Membership

July 12, 2017

Programme

QSN Conference 2017 Programme

12th Annual Conference: A Better Quality Future – 7-8 September 2017

July 7, 2017

Announcement

Symposium: What Makes Good Practice Good

The Quality Strategy Network warmly invites members to its next symposium

June 1, 2017

Research Papers

Report on the Use of Management Data to Support Academic Quality Assurance

Higher education providers’ quality assurance processes have become increasingly data-reliant over time, and recent sector pronouncements concerning a shift to more ‘outcomes-focused’ external monitoring have only reinforced this. However, providers frequently describe the challenges associated with securing data that are meaningful, timely, reliable and integrated and which inspire user confidence at all levels of their organisations. Particular issues have been identified in relation to the appropriateness and consistency of data and the metrics (benchmarks) used to evaluate them, for example in relation to the performance of diverse and non-standard programmes.

Providers describe the institutional systems used to harvest, process and disseminate data and the challenge of meeting the requirements of different users in respect of how much is provided, the level of detail and the format in which it is presented. Considerable work has been undertaken by some providers in creating ‘dashboard’ interfaces that enable end-users to run customised reports from a common data source. The indications are that such developments will become even more significant as providers have to evidence the robustness of their programme monitoring procedures as part of internal and external review.

May 16, 2017

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Upcoming Events

QSN Module Evaluation Special Interest Group – Meeting 2

Free to QSN members QSN members are invited to attend the meeting of the QSN Module Evaluation Special Interest Group (SIG). The SIG is intended to provide a network for discussion and mutual support and to facilitate the sharing and development of good practice in module evaluation and the use of software available to HEIs across the sector. The event is free

Event Dates: 19/07/2019 10:30 am - 19/07/2019 3:00 pm
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Value for Money, Grade Inflation and their relevance to TEF

Universities are continually working hard to improve all aspects of their institutions by driving efficiency, embracing innovation, working smarter and learning from each other. On 5th November 2018 the Education Select Committee published its report on 'Value for money in Higher Education' highlighting the importance of HE as part of our wider system of education and the need to ensure that students,

Event Dates: 20/06/2019 10:00 am - 20/06/2019 3:30 pm
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14th Annual Conference – QSN: The Hot Topics Conference

The transformation of the quality management landscape continues with great rapidity and intensity in a sector buffeted by daily media headlines and in the midst of potentially seismic changes affecting the sector as a whole. As the new regulator for English Higher Education, the Office for Students continues to adopt a bold, student-focused, risk-based approach, reflecting the significant changes to HE

Event Dates: 19/09/2019 12:30 pm - 20/09/2019 2:00 pm
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Academic Quality in a Data Driven Environment and Working with the Quality Code

** THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. TO REGISTER ON OUR WAITING LIST THEN PLEASE CONTACT CHAIR@QUALITYSTRATEGYNETWORK.ORG.UK **

As we fast approach the first anniversary of the launch of the Office for Students, the new regulatory landscape continues to be both familiar and unknown, but the role of Quality Management remains critical for the assurance of standards and

Event Dates: 08/03/2019 12:00 am
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QSN EvaSys Special Interest Group – Inaugural Meeting

Free to QSN members QSN members are invited to attend the inaugural meeting of a QSN Special Interest Group (SIG) for institutions which use EvaSys software for module evaluation or are thinking of using EvaSys. The SIG is intended to provide a network for EvaSys users for discussion and mutual support and to facilitate the sharing and development of good practice

Event Dates: 14/01/2019 12:00 pm
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