Welcome to the Quality Assurance Unit
In line with its mission to deliver world class educational experience and promote academic development in the Kurdistan Region, Ishik University has embraced the process of Quality Assurance (QA) into its education system. Although slightly developed, the process of quality assurance was first introduced with the establishment of the University in 2008. However, with the full implementation of quality assurance system at Kurdistan public universities and as instructed by Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), a more solid and structured implementation of the process was executed in 2011 in the University.
At Ishik University, under the process of quality assurance several programs are functioning. These include Teaching Quality Assurance (TQA), program and curriculum development, ranking, benchmarking and auditing; processes that uphold the core values of Ishik University.
These processes are systematized and monitored by the Quality Assurance Department (QAD) which oversees the ongoing implementation of these interconnected processes and in connection with the relevant unit or department, where necessary. The three key assessment procedures employed by the department take in Student Feedback (SF), Teacher Portfolio (TP) and Continuous Academic Development (CAD). These procedures serve as a method to assess teaching activity and efficiency of courses taught, and they enhance teaching staff’s knowledge and academic proficiency. The efficiency of these procedures and assessment tools are periodically reviewed and updated for better outcomes.
Dr. Samira T. Saeed