New! AUN-QA SAR Writing Workshop in 2023
The AUN-QA Training Workshop on Writing the SAR will be conducted online on April 3-5 and 21, 2023. Registration fee is 800 USD per person. Click here to register. You can also visit the AUN-QA Facebook page for more details.
17 March 2023
The Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs has released a new version of the Post-Assessment Procedure for Internal QA. This version adopts the strategic planning template developed by the UPD QA Office. Check the latest version here.
The Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs has released version 4 of the UP Guide for EQA. This version contains information on preparing for face-to-face or virtual external review/assessment/accreditation. Check the latest version here.
UP AADS is renamed UP Quality Assurance System
The UP Academic Assessment and Development (AAD) System is renamed as the UP Quality Assurance System. The approval of President Danilo L. Concepcion of the recommendation of the President's Advisory Council (PAC) to rename the AADS is announced through OVPAA Memo no. 2021-133.
"The Office of the Vice President for Development - Information Technology Development Center (OVPD-ITDC) is offering free webinars designed to strengthen the Work-From-Home (WFH) capabilities of all UP staff" (ITDC, 2021). Check the webinars and register here.
UPLB's BS ABT, BS FS, BS Econ and UPV's BS Fisheries are AUN-QA Certified
AUN-QA Programme Assessment at UP Los Baños and UP Visayas
The BS Agricultural Biotechnology, BS Food Science and Technology and BS Economics of UPLB and the BS Fisheries of UPV went through the AUN-QA Programme Assessment on November 21-25, 2022. The assessment was successfully conducted online. This is the first AUN-QA Programme Assessment for UPV. UPV Chancellor Clement C. Camposano and UPLB Chancellor Jose V. Camacho welcomed the assessor teams and the AUN-QA Secretariat in the opening sessions which the CUs conducted separately. The assessor teams conducted stakeholder interviews and toured the campuses virtually. Chief Assessor Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ornsiri Cheunsuang and VPAA Cynthia Rose Bautista then closed the weeklong assessment after the presentation of preliminary findings on November 25th.
AUN-QA Programme Assessment at UP Baguio and UP Diliman
The 291st AUN-QA Programme Assessment of BS Mathematics, BS Management Economics of UP Baguio and BS Statistics of UP Diliman was conducted online from 29 August to 2 September 2022. The weeklong assessment saw the opening session, remote visits to the UPB and UPD campuses and interviews of stakeholders, then culminating in the closing session. Both opening and closing sessions were hosted by AVPPA Wendell Capili and attended by UP officials led by VPAA Cynthia Rose B. Bautista, AVPAA Alyssa M. Peleo-Alampay, UPB Chancellor Corazon L. Abansi and UPD Chancellor Fidel R. Nemenzo. The programs now anticipate the results of the assessment.
Following this, UPLB's BS Agricultural Biotechnology, BS Food Science, BS Economics and UPV's BS Fisheries will also be undergoing the AUN-QA Programme Assessment in November.
The Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs (OVPAA) and the UP System Ad Hoc Committee on Quality Assurance Capability Building (QACB) organized the “External Quality Assurance (EQA) Webinar” on 25 April 2022. VPAA Cynthia Bautista delivered the welcome remarks. AVPAA Alyssa M. Peleo-Alampay gave an overview of External QA and the types of UP EQA. Dr. Monet M. Loquias (UPM), Dr. Erneleo A. Cao (UPD), Dr. Jovencio A. Abalos (UPLB), Dr. Portia G. Lapitan (Ret. Prof., UPLB) and Dr. Nina M. Cadiz (UPLB QAO Director), shared their experience in undergoing various external assessments. The Webinar was hosted by the members of the Ad Hoc Committee, Dr. Aura C. Matias of UPD and Assoc. Prof. Ma. Rowena D.R. Raymundo of UPOU. The materials and recording of the Webinar are available through this link. The recording may also be viewed on YouTube.
Benchmarking for QA Webinar
The Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs (OVPAA) and the UP System Ad Hoc Committee on Quality Assurance Capability Building (QACB) organized the “Benchmarking for QA Webinar” held on 28 March 2022. VPAA Cynthia Bautista delivered the welcome remarks. VCAA Philip Ian Padilla gave an overview of benchmarking and talked about post-benchmarking activities. AVPAA Alyssa M. Peleo-Alampay talked about Small Scale Benchmarking. Dr. Nina M. Cadiz, Director of the UPLB QA Office, talked about Formal Benchmarking. The Webinar was hosted by Assoc. Prof. Ma. Rowena D.R. Raymundo of UPOU and a member of the Ad Hoc Committee. A recording of the webinar is available on YouTube.
Post-IQA and EQA Forum
The Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs (OVPAA) conducted the “Ano ang gamit ng iAADS at SAR? A Post-IQA and EQA Forum” on 13 December 2021. The Forum was graced by the presence of the following speakers: Dr. Jose Balmaceda, who talked about the iAADS Instrument; Dr. Irene Villasenor, who discussed about the Post-Assessment Procedure for IQA; and Dr. Alyssa M. Peleo-Alampay, who discussed about the Post-Assessment Procedure for EQA. VPAA Cynthia Bautista delivered the opening and closing remarks. The Forum was hosted by Dr. Nina Cadiz, Director of the UPLB QA Office and VCAA Philip Padilla, Ph.D. of UPV. Forum materials are available through this link. A recording of the webinar is also available on Youtube.
Read about the various news and events of the ASEAN University Network (AUN), including programme- and institutional-level assessments of the AUN-QA, in the AUN Press Room linked here.