Welcome to the website of the Directorate of Quality Assurance (DoQA) in the University of Calabar. The DoQA was carved out of the then Directorate of Research and Quality Assurance in 2020 by a resolution of Senate of the University of Calabar. DoQA was created with the onerous mandate of ensuring that quality of our products are globally competitive. The DoQA, led by Prof (Mrs) Alice Eta Asim, is equipped with a team of dependable, highly experienced and diligent professional staff who work conscientiously to ensure that standards are maintained. The Director is assisted by two Deputy Directors and a team of administrative staff led by the Secretary, in the day-day running of the Directorate. The Directorate drives the strategic quality assurance objectives of the University which include · creating a learning environment that makes for excellence, and · continuously updating the University administration on quality assurance issues for the purpose of total quality management. The responsibilities of the Directorate include: § Producing and enforcing standardized academic guidelines. § Establishing internal quality assurance processes by which all administrative units, departments, faculties and directorates follow. § Conducting quality assurance duties such as surveying students’ satisfaction with courses and services rendered to them, surveying employers’ and stakeholders’ satisfaction with our products. § Establishing conditions for annual performance appraisal of staff, § Monitoring and reporting on the outcome of teaching and learning within the University on behalf of the University Management and Senate. § Other duties as may be assigned by University Management. The overall mission of the Directorate is to ensure that all ethical processes and standards are maintained within the University. The DoQA serves as the coordinating unit for all quality assurance issues within the University. We will highly appreciate any comment and feedback that you consider may help us achieve our mandate. Such comments and feedbacks should be forwarded to us through our email address [email protected] Thank you as we hope that you will find time to visit us again.
Our mission is to continuously develop and deploy innovative quality assurance and improvement strategies in building a conducive learning environment where high quality products and services that will meet global standards are produced.
Our vision is to create a standardized learning environment where globally competitive students and other actionable products are produced.