Teaching Quality Assurance System
In executing effective supervision and management of programmes, the College sets up the external and internal supervision mechanism which has been operating for years and playing a significant role in assuring teaching quality.
I. External supervision
The College’s programme operations are supervised by the Tertiary Education Services Office of the Macao SAR Government. In the meantime, Advisory Committee is set up to oversee the management of the College. Employers’ feedback on graduates’ performance are also collected by the College after 6 months of employment.
II. Internal supervision
1. Supervision from superiors
Kiang Wu Hospital Charitable Association leads the College by appointing the Board of Directors as the College’s highest authority.
2. Supervision from committees
Within the College, Academic Committee is set up to supervise the College’s development in teaching, researches and social services. Examination Committee and Programme Committee are set up to monitor various programmes and the former is chaired by the College President. Each programme of the College is assigned an external examiner who is responsible for making comments and suggestions on programme planning and assessment methods and performing evaluation of the programme quality.
3. Mechanism of management and supervision
|i.||The College sets up the Education Department to manage and coordinate various programmes’ development, organize internal teacher training and induction programmes to new teachers. “Management Methods for Educational Administration” and “Teacher Handbook” are also in place to offer instructions to teachers. In addition, Programme Leaders observe lectures on a regular basis to monitor teaching progress and quality.|
|ii.||Each programme is assigned Programme Leader(s) who is responsible for managing the programme and organizing teachers’ meeting regularly to promote communication and consensus among teachers.|
|iii.||The College also appoints Nursing Education Consultant to offer supervision, guidance and suggestions for improvement on the College’s teaching.|
|iv.||Teaching evaluation questionnaire: Students are asked to fill in evaluation questionnaires for subject teachers and clinical instructors at the end of each semester. The evaluation will be reviewed and taken as reference for teaching improvement by Programme Leaders and teachers.|