Teaching and Learning Quality Process Reviews - HKU SPACE
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Teaching and Learning Quality Process Reviews

Review

Review Report

Response from HKU SPACE

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Review

TLQPR

TLQPR is "a Quality Assurance Mechanism of the HKSAR Government for tertiary institutions funded via the University Grants Committee".

Background
  • The Reviews cover all public-funded self-accrediting institutions, including self-financed continuing education units
  • The focus is on Education Quality Work
  • The Reviews span from mid 2001 to end 2003
  • The review panel comprises local and international experts
Scope
  • UGC-funded taught programmes
  • UGC-funded research postgraduate education
  • Self-financed continuing education
Framework (5 Domains) of Education Quality Work
  • Design of curricula
  • Design of teaching and learning processes
  • Design of student assessment and use of assessment results
  • Implementation quality
  • Commitment of resources to Education Quality Work

Review Report

Highlights
Major Observations
  • Management demonstrated positive attitudes and commitment to quality assurance
  • Strong culture for sharing good practices and responding to student feedback
Commendations
  • Impressive array of programme review processes
  • 2001 Strategic Planning - proactive in meeting challenges
  • "SOUL" Platform - deserved special mention as communication and teaching tool
  • Part-time teachers - successfully managed
  • Collaboration programmes - quality ensured
  • Full-time academic staff and division heads - ensured programme quality
  • Student members in committees - ensured feedback
Commendations on HKU SPACE Community College
  • Very conscious of quality improvement
  • Adhered to quality assurance processes
  • Focused on whole-person education
  • Very creditable academic achievement record of students
  • Teachers are student-oriented
  • Strong pool of administrators
  • Focused on continuous assessment
 

Response from HKU SPACE

The Way Ahead
  • To build creatively on strengths of part-time teachers
  • To work with the strongest possible partner institutions
  • To continue development of Credit Accumulation and Transfer System
  • To continue to share good practice with the rest of HKU
  • To continue to enforce the use of English in teaching and learning in CC
  • To track academic and career achievement of CC graduates
  • To provide more physical facilities for CC students
  • To develop laboratory-based courses for CC

Response to the Second TLQPR Report from HKU