The Quality Assurance Division comprises the Director, Quality Assurance (DQA), the Administrative Officer, the Data Analyst, and the University Data Officer.
The Quality Assurance Division champions the cause of the quality of higher education provision at DWU. We oversee the development of academic and administration quality management systems to assure and enhance quality in line with the strategic direction of the university and national quality assurance standards. The Director proactively promotes and ensures quality assurance (QA) in the development and implementation of DWU plans, supports the continual development of research and learning and teaching experience delivered by all DWU academic programs, assures and enhances professional development for all staff, ensures good practices across the university through the university's internal mechanisms, and assures and enhances data mining across the universty for purposes of reporting and information dissemination. The DQA advises and informs the President and other key office bearers on all matters relating to accreditation and quality assurance, monitors QA systems, and promotes good practice across the University. The DQA reports to the DWU Academic Board, the Cabinet, and to Council through the Office of the President.
The DQA is the leader in preparing the University for external and internal audits and in the implementation of recommendations emerging from this key function of the quality assurance cycle.
Quality Assurance Committee (QAC)
The Quality Assurance Committee (QAC) is responsible, among other activities, for the quality assurance of new program proposals and major program changes. It provides guidance for updating of existing QA policies and processes and supports administrative divisions in their plans, and processes and implementation practices. Refer to the attachment for the functions and responsibilities of the QAC.