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Department of Testing and Quality Assessment

Department of Testing and Quality Assessment

Department of Testing and Quality Assessment (DTQA) was established on 15/10/2011 according to the decision No. 1001/2011/QD-TDT and functions under directions of the Presidential Board.

A. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

I- Testing

  • In charge of building and managing the University’s test bank as well as seeking agreement from faculties/divisions on the types of assessment prior to obtaining Presidential Board’s approval.
  • Consult with the Presidential Board to ensure the delivery of entrance/final exams complies with the policies and regulations stipulated by the University and the MOET.
  •  Collaborate with faculties/departments to coordinate the exam proof check, exam printing and exam invigilation.
  •  Research and apply information technology to exam writing and marking process.
  • Develop final exam guidelines and procedures.

II- Management of issuing diplomas, certificates and degrees

  • Coordinate with other divisions/departments to ensure relevant information about graduands are carefully checked.
  • Plan and arrange for the printing of diplomas, certificates and degrees.
  • Ensure the issue of diplomas and degrees is compliant with the University’s policy.
  • Ensure the distribution of printed diplomas/degrees to faculties and divisions is carried out properly.
  • Manage the data base of issued diplomas/degrees on computer systems and the destruction of faulty certificates/degrees in accordance with the regulations of the MOET.

III- Assessment of testing

  • Moderate random results and test samples to ensure the fairness and accuracy of exam marking process.
  • Analyze and process testing results.
  • Inform relevant faculties if any mistakes or discrepancies in marking process are detected.
  • Provide training to faculties/divisions about procedures, processes and methods to ensure the quality of training and assessment.

IV- Quality assurance

  • Evaluate different aspects of learners from the entrance stage to graduation as well as their progress..
  • Develop assurance tools used for training programs, lecturers’ teaching performance, students’ performance and graduates’ job status.
  • Collaborate with other divisions to carry out comprehensive solutions to ensure training quality, research and develop training programs, learning and teaching methods, and methods of training and assurance.
  • Organize and participate in internal and external audit on standards of quality assurance according to the International criteria.
  • Collaborate with local and international organizations to organize activities with regard to quality assurance within DQTA’s authority.
  • Organize training courses on quality assurance for lecturers and staff.
  • Support and inspect the conduct of regular quality assurance activities at faculties/divisions.
  • Conduct survey and collaborate with internal and external organizations to ensure continuous improvements of training quality.
  • Inspect the implementation of TDT’s educational quality assessment and report to Presidential Board accordingly.
  • Conduct internal audits according to standards and criteria to be set as primary criteria for external audit. Participate in conferences and trainings; contribute presentations and proposals for educational quality testing in order to improve the University’s overall training quality.
  • Collaborate with Department of Inspection Legislation and Security, Department of Academic Affairs and Faculties to handle   student’s complaints and appeals against assessment results.
  • Teaching and learning activities are inspected to ensure the requirements of university satisfied.

V- ISO

  • Coordinate with other  divisions to implement the work quality management  in accordance with the provisions of ISO standards.
  • Implement the activities related to the ISO 9001:2015 for all divisions.
  • Review and  update the procedures, work guidelines and propose to replace  out- of- date  procedures.
  • Monitor all activities related to the ISO for  all divisions and make recommendations of improvements to  the Presidential Board.

B. STRUCTURE

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C. CONTACT

Room A0302 – Ton Duc Thang University; Telephone: (028) 377 55 042; Email: iso@tdt.edu.vn