Thursday, October 30, 2014

DLSU BSCE Program meets AUN-QA Standards

The BSCE program of  De La Salle University which was audited on November 11-13, 2013 by the AUN-QA assessors (Prof. Ir. Dr. Shahrir Abdullah, University Kebangsaan Malaysia and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Suprijadi Haryono, Institut Teknologi Bandung) was found to be in accordance with the requirements of the standard details of the ASEAN University Network Quality Assurance Standard. Read related blog on actual assessment.

According to the results of the assessment, "the Civil Engineering programme has put in place quality assurance approaches to address the criteria spelt out in the AUN-QA guidelines. Of the 15 criteria, one (1) criterion, namely stakeholders satisfaction, was commended as 'example of best practice', eleven (11) criteria were rated 'better than adequate' while three (3) criteria were rated 'adequate as expected' ”. From a scale of 1 to 7, the overall verdict for  the BSCE program was 4.9. Based on the self-assessment report, evidences and interviews, the Civil Enginneering programme fulfilled all criteria. Overall the quality assurance implemented for the programme is between “adequate as expected” and “better than adequate”.

The three areas that needs improvement are (a) facilities and infrastructure, (b) QA of teaching and learning process and (c)staff  development activities.

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