Quality Enhancement Cell

Introduction

HEC give directions to all recognized universities to establish quality enhancement cell in their institute to provide quality education to the students by enhancing the quality of education, recourses and university support for students.

As per direction of HEC the Quality Enhancement cell (QEC) has been established at The Superior College. It started functioning under the supervision of Dr. Chaudhry Abdul Rehman, Chairman, The Superior College Lahore.What the quality is; discussed as follows:

  • Quality as exceptional, i.e., exceptionally high standards of academic achievement.

  • Quality as perfection(or consistency), which focuses on processes, their specifications and quality culture with zero defects.

  • Quality as transformation, which defines quality as a process of qualitative change with emphasis on adding value to students and empowering them.

Vision

Developing QEC as an impetus for the institution to enhance overall institutional quality by focusing on humanizing learning, research & management standards.

Mission

We are committed to enhance the quality of academic learning and research through implementing QA polices & procedures, assessing research and internalization with other quality assurance statutory bodies.

Objectives

  • Implementation of Quality Assurance Framework prescribed by Higher Education Commission to meet the international standards of quality education and research.

  • Establish of an effective system of Self Assessment of university programs with the purpose of Quality Enhancement.

  • Taking measures for capacity building of faculty / staff involved in quality assurance measures.

  • Promoting collaboration with national and international universities / organizations

  • To affirm whether curriculum, subject and staff development, research and other scholarly activities are conducted as per the HEC criteria.

  • To facilitate the respective departments in getting accreditation certificate from the councils/ bodies prescribed by Higher Education Commission.

  • To acquire the membership of the international agencies working in the domain of quality assurance.


To make sure that the university abides by the rules & regulations set by HEC in terms of faculty appointment, admission to MS/M.Phil and Ph.D programs and last but not the least, plagiarism detection service by utilizing Turnitin Software.

Functions of QEC

The QEC is working under the direction of Director QEC to perform the following salient functions as prescribed by HEC

  • QEC is responsible for promoting public confidence that the quality and standards of the award of degrees are enhanced and safeguarded.

  • QEC is responsible for review of quality standards and the quality of teaching and learning in each subject area.

  • QEC is responsible for review of academic affiliations with other institutions in terms of effective management of standards and quality of programs.

  • QEC is responsible for defining clear and explicit standards as points of reference to the reviews to be carried out. It should also help the employer to know as to what they could expect from candidates.

  • QEC is responsible for developing qualifications framework by setting out the attributes and abilities that can be expected from the holder of a qualification.

  • To collate data through feedback forms and course outlines/ plans from the respective departments.

  • To conduct trainings on regular basis for the Program & Assessment Team in order to generate awareness regarding self-assessment process.

  • To assess the current status of educational provision at departmental level by holding meetings with the Program & Assessment Team.

  • To critically examine the data and formulate recommendations in consultation with the concerned Head/Chairperson/ In-charge of the department.

  • To critically examine the data and formulate recommendations in consultation with the concerned Head/Chairperson/ In-charge of the department.

  • To follow the progress of the corrective actions highlighted in the Self Assessment Report (SAR) by the respective departments.


To make sure that the university abides by the rules & regulations set by HEC in terms of faculty appointment, admission to MS/M.Phil and Ph.D programs and last but not the least, plagiarism detection service by utilizing Turnitin Software.