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Undergraduate student

Quality Assurance

Academic Integrity, Misdemeanour and Misconduct
Aimed at: Members of the Academic Misconduct Board, School Academic Integrity Leads and Professional Services Staff engaged in these processes.
Duration: 2 hours
Overview: This face-to-face session will provide staff with an understanding of the regulations and procedures associated with managing cases of academic misdemeanour or misconduct and explore the University's approach to promoting Academic Integrity. It is particular relevant to members of the Academic Misconduct Board.
Available Sessions
Scheduled dates to be confirmed. Location: Venue to be confirmed

Academic and Thematic Audit
Aimed at: Audit participants: primarily Academic Staff and Professional Services Staff with quality roles.
Duration: 1.5 hours
Overview: This session will provide a briefing for colleagues who are participating in institutional quality assurance and enhancement related audit activities and will cover, the University's approach to research into practice, via continuous audit and thematic audit, audit protocol, and operational matters.
Available Sessions
Scheduled dates to be confirmed. Location: Venue to be confirmed

Assessment Workshops (Regulations Review)
Aimed at: Academic and professional support colleagues involved in supporting and delivering assessment and feedback
Duration: 2 hours
Overview: A University Inclusive Assessment and Feedback Policy is being developed for introduction in 2019/20 to support assessment good practice and equity and consistency across Schools regarding the principles and expectations, which would supplement our academic regulations and guidance. These workshops have been arranged to facilitate these discussions.
Available Sessions
Scheduled dates to be confirmed. Location: Venue to be confirmed

Course Modifications and 'Consent for Change'
Aimed at: Academic Staff who have module or course management roles and staff who support course modifications
Duration: 1 hour
Overview: Course modifications require institutional consent prior to implementation, in order to ensure that we remain compliant with consumer law. Changes to material course information - those elements of the course which we publicise to applicants when we make offers - require consent from applicants and students who are potentially impacted by the proposals. This session will cover what constitutes a change to material information, how the necessary consents are gained to support required changes and the timescales set by the University for the conclusion of modification activity.
Available Sessions
Scheduled dates to be confirmed. Location: Venue to be confirmed

Exam Boards - Academic Staff (Intermediate)
Aimed at: All Academic Staff participating in Module and/or Progression and Award Boards, particularly Course Directors and Module Leaders
Duration: 1.5 hours
Overview: This interactive session will focus on Academic Staff roles in Module Boards and Progression and Award Board processes with an overview of current academic regulations for assessment. Colleagues will use examples of results to make Board decisions and discuss Board operations and experience-based scenarios. Quality Assurance Services sessions are set at either the introductory, intermediate or expert level. This session is set at the intermediate level, meaning that it is broad in scope and provides an overview of a topic or process area, end to end. It is anticipated that delegates will have a key role in process support or delivery and/or may be advising/signposting studnets on related matters. The session assumes some experieince or familiarity with the process concerned.
Available Sessions
Monday 25 March 2019 14:00 - 15:30 Location: G14 CARNEGIE HALL HEADINGLEY CAMPUS (Places available: 11)

Exam Boards - Professional Services Staff (Intermediate)
Aimed at: Course Administrators and Professional Services Staff engaged in Board processes.
Duration: 1.5 hours
Overview: This session is delivered jointly by QAS, IT Services and Registry staff and focuses on support for Module Boards and Progression and Award Boards. The session will cover: Academic Regulations, Systems changes, Reporting requirements and Resources to support Board processes. Quality Assurance Services sessions are set at either the introductory, intermediate or expert level. This session is set at the intermediate level, meaning that it is broad in scope and provides an overview of a topic or process area, end to end. It is anticipated that delegates will have a key role in process support or delivery and/or may be advising/signposting studnets on related matters. The session assumes some experieince or familiarity with the process concerned.
Available Sessions
Wednesday 27 March 2019 10:00 - 11:30 Location: 205 FAIRFAX HEADINGLEY CAMPUS (Places available: 8)

Monitoring, Annual Review and Enhancement
Aimed at: Deans, Heads of Subjects and Course Directors but open to all
Duration: 1 hour
Overview: This session will provide staff with an update on the monitoring, review and enhancement process for 2018-19. Topics covered will include: Process overview. TEF context. Updated templates. Timescales for enhancements. Use of Management Information data. Enhanced MARE
Available Sessions
Scheduled dates to be confirmed. Location: Venue to be confirmed

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Aimed at: Staff associated with the assessment and approval of all forms of RPL applications.
Duration: 1.5 hours
Overview: This session will provide staff with an overview of the revised RPL process. Topics covered will include: Revised approval processes; Roles and responsibilities; University RPL Board and Documentation.
Available Sessions
Scheduled dates to be confirmed. Location: Venue to be confirmed

Regulations Roadshow
Aimed at: All Academic staff, Academic Quality Support Officers and course administration teams.
Duration: 1 hour
Overview: This session will provide an overview of proposed changes to the Academic Regulations for August 2019 and an opportunity for staff to provide feedback on upcoming developments.
Available Sessions
Scheduled dates to be confirmed. Location: Venue to be confirmed

Validation and Re-validation - Essential Training for Chairs
Aimed at: Deans & Heads of Subject
Duration: 1.5 hours
Overview: This face-to-face session is essential for colleagues new to the role of Chairing of validation and re-validation events and a refresher session every two years for all such role holders. The session will include: An overview of the Validation Cycle, Academic Regulations relating to validation and re-validation including any changes for 17/18; Internal procedures, Roles and responsibilities and Best Practice for effective Chairing.
Available Sessions
Scheduled dates to be confirmed. Location: Venue to be confirmed

Validation and Re-validation Processes
Aimed at: Academic and Professional Services staff engaged in validation and re-validation.
Duration: 1.5 hours
Overview: This session is aimed at colleagues who are developing new courses for validation, modifying or re-validating courses and those who are supporting these activities in Schools. The session will include: An overview of the Validation Cycle, Academic Regulations relating to new course approval, validation and re-validation including any changes for 17/18; Roles and responsibilities, Externality, Sector expectations, Event protocol and documentation requirements and Collaborative context.
Available Sessions
Scheduled dates to be confirmed. Location: Venue to be confirmed