Is the means to ensure that the academic standards, derived from a concerned party (college), are defined and achieved in accordance with the criteria corresponding either nationally or internationally, and the quality of learning opportunities, research and community participation is considered appropriate and meet expectations of different types of beneficiaries of these entities.


Is the recognition granted by the (National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation) to an institution (college), if they can prove that programmed conform with the standards declared and approved (in advance) and have systems in place to ensure quality and continuous improvement of its academic activities, in accordance with the regulations stated that published body.

Academic standards:

Specific criteria established by the institution and be derived from external references national or global, containing a minimum of knowledge and skills graduates are supposed to be acquired from the program and meet the organization's mission declared.

Reference standards:

Are reference points by which to compare standards and the quality of the program thus represents texts reference standards general expectations about achievement levels and general qualities that should be expected to graduate in the field of specialty.

Institution of higher education:

Are university or college or a higher institute provides higher education programs leading to a university qualification (BA or BA) or higher degree (Diploma - Master - PhD)

Resident External:

Is someone from outside the organization with expertise in the area of ​​specialization are invited to review the structure and content of a program, and its relationship to the results intended learning, standards and suitability assessments of students and their estimates given the specifications, as well as a calendar of educational resources in and whether they meet the requirements of the program. Institution responsible for defining the role and appointment of residents.

Strategic objectives:

A set of pop-up your organization's goals for its mission. These purposes shall be written format generally focus on the broad vision and medium-term strategic direction that the institution is willing to take in order to achieve the best impact on the various educational activities for students and the community in which they serve and the community at large.


A set of goals emanating from the text of the letter, which in turn driven the targeted goals of educational outcomes detailed educational programs and specific goals for the decisions. And is written in general and format reflect the broad purposes and intentions in educational programs and courses, lists the objectives of knowledge, skills and attitudes desired mental development of students.


Is a set of knowledge and skills and Alojdaniet provided by the school or university inside and outside the walls to achieve the desired learning outcomes of the educational program or a module in a specified period of time.

Targeted educational outcomes:

Is the knowledge, understanding and skills that seek institution that acquired by the students when they complete the program and that are related to its mission, and reflect the use of external reference standards at an appropriate level, and must be expressed in a formula results and not in the form of a written curriculum as traditional.

Rules of procedure for the management of quality:

System adopted by the institution to improve the level of educational programs and other elements affecting it. The system is linked to results such includes precise quality specifications, and identifying good practices in addition to the points identified shortcomings and obstacles the process of learning, and performance monitoring, and proposals for the development and optimization, and audit and development of regular operations create effective policies and strategies and priorities to support continuous improvement.

Student Assessment:

Is a set of processes, including exams and other activities determined by the institution to measure the achievement of learning outcomes targeted for decision / program, and provide evaluations also a way to arrange students according to their achievements and the students are familiar with good controls in place to assessed and given feed opinion due systematically to support their learning continued.

Methods of teaching and learning:

Are techniques or methods used by teachers to help students achieve educational outcomes targeted decision. Examples include: a case study to teach students how to analyze the information and reach a decision, and write a paper review of the students are able to acquire the skills of self-learning and presentations, and practical sessions to enable students to acquire practical skills and testing and to train students to analyze the results and to reach specific conclusions.

Calendar program:

Methods used to obtain the views of beneficiaries of the program, and include students, faculty members and alumni and the Governing Council, etc., in order to improve and develop the program to respond to the progress that occurs on the content of the article and the needs of society and the environment and is self-evaluation a central element of the systems internal quality assurance and the external audits in the case of a request the institution of adoption using self-evaluation reports as a starting point for review

Annual Report:

Tqreraltqiem College's annual self which is prepared based on the reports of its educational programs.

Strategic Review Report:

Is a regular report) once every five years) represents the results reached in the strategic review is used) or refers to) supporting data and a plan of action to be adopted. The report is included as one of the key documents provided by the institution as part of the accreditation process by the Commission.

References counterpart:

Is an individual on the same staff and professional specialization in the article, such as individuals who connect something to offer the institution, but it is not from the same institution, and can without a conflict of interest, to contribute to the review of the educational program, either for internal quality assurance or accreditation purposes.


Which groups have a legitimate interest in educational activities of the institution, in terms of the quality of education standards, as well as in terms of the effectiveness of the systems and processes in place to ensure quality. To be effective strategic review process should include groups of the main beneficiaries. And supports precise type and scope of beneficiary groups and disparate Ahtmamthm on the mission of the institution and the field of educational activities and local conditions. Examples of beneficiaries: current students, alumni, and students who Lennon educational programs, and faculty in the institution and boards and community destinations recruit students, and sponsors and funding organizations and other support, and relevant professional organizations.

Knowledge and understanding of:

Is intended to basic information and concepts are supposed to be students have acquired upon completion of the program.

Mental skills:

Is intended to mental skills acquired by graduates when the program is completed, such as: the ability to choose between different alternatives or options, and conclusion of the discussion, and innovation, and to identify problems and find solutions, and so on.

Professional skills and practical:

Destination is the ability to use academic article in professional applications, which must be acquired by the student at the completion of the program. Examples include these capabilities: Use maps of remote sensing, laser applications, the ability to diagnose a disease, writing card treatment, water resources management, to do engineering design, computer program design, and so on.

General skills and transmitted:

The meaning is different skills or usable skills in the areas of work that must be acquired by the student at the completion of the program. It is competent skills with study material such as: skills to deal with the computer - communication skills - management skills - skills to work in a team - problem-solving skills.

Academic standards:

Writes academic standards specification for a program that describes what should be the student has achieved at completion of the program. Should refer to external references.

External references to standards (reference standards):

This is intended to set the measurements that are applied by the academic community to ensure that graduates have achieved the academic standards and the level of academic quality specified in the organization's mission.

Educational outcomes targeted at graduation:

In order to evaluate the program, designed a schedule similar to the results table target used in the educational program specification, and includes table learning styles and educational outcomes target achieved by each method of the methods described. Reference is pointing to target educational outcomes using its number, code contained in the description of the program. Also, Coordinator must include external reviewers' comments (if any) on the learning styles in different courses.

Student assessment methods:

Writes a report on the evaluation methods used as specified in the reports of decisions. And mention whether overall assessment methods effectively describes the achievements of students from different educational outcomes specific target of the program. And discusses the need to amend the methods of evaluation. Mention whether assessments succeeded in measuring the achievement of the objectives of the program and otherwise, suggests the necessary remedial action.