Training/Activities/Worshops


ACTIVITIES DONE IN YEAR 2017
Jan – Mar 2017

Director Quality Visited University of Central Punjab, Lahore for IPE visit [18 - 20 Jan 2017]

One week Training on Transforming English Language Skills for FMs on 23 - 27 Jan 2017 organized by QEC

QEC arranged Orientation session on Turntin and Accreditation system for FMs and Staff of Bilquis Post Graduate college for Women at Air University [25 Jan 2017]

Director Quality conducted an internal audit for Department of Computer Sciences at Air University. [26 Jan 2017]

Data Analyst and AD QEC Attended an orientation session on Pakistan Qualification Register HEC. [2 Feb 2017]

Director Quality nominated as member of support team/working group for the study on "Updating and Reviewing the Quality Assurance Manual (Part -1)". [7 Feb 2017]

Assistant Director QEC conducted a session on Turnitin and preventing Plagiarism techniques at Air university. [23 Feb 2017]

QEC team has prepared and compiled Pakistan Qualification Register of AU. [24 Feb 2017]

University submitted data to Higher Education Commission Statistic Div 2015/16. [17 Mar 2017]

Apr – Jun 2017

Awareness session on OBE Accreditation for students and faculty [20 Apr 2017]

AD-QEC Participated on World Intellectual Property Day 2017 [26 Apr 2017]

Student Feedback Spring 2017 [ 2 May 2017]

Awareness session on OBE/OBA by Prof. Megat Johari and Prof. Azlan Abdul Aziz [4 May 2017]

AD QEC attended a two days' workshop on "Development of Effective and Efficient Career Counselling Centre at Public Sector HEIs in Pakistan [4 May 2017]

Director Quality and AD-QEC attended National Seminar on Quality Assurance at University of Wah. [8 May 2017]

Director Quality attended Progress Review Meeting on IQA Mechanism. [11 May 2017]

Director Quality attended HEC Vision 2025 [29 May 2017]

Director Quality Attended "Meeting of the Evaluation Committee to Review the Draft Policy in QAM" [6 Jun 2017]

Jul – Sep 2017

QEC organized training of PT members of all departments on writing SAR on 13-7-17.

QEC arranged and coordinated Professional Competency Enhancement Program for Teachers [15 - 25 Aug 2017

ACTIVITIES DONE IN YEAR 2016
Jan – Mar 2016

Director Quality attended workshop on Assessment Student Learning at Pakistan Engineering Council [12-Jan-2016]

Director Quality visited Fatima Jinnah Women University to review the overall performance of DAI. [28-Jan-2016]

Director Quality visited Allama Iqbal Open University to review the overall performance of DAI. [29-Jan-2016]

Training workshop conducted for professional and academic capacity building of faculty and staff (IOT) [1st-3rd Feb 2016]

Director Quality visited Billquis Postgraduate College for Women PAF Base Chaklala to attend the meeting of Board of Studies. [3-Feb-20156]

QEC arranged a seminar on 'How to Write a Self Assessment Report' at Air University, Islamabad Campus [10-Mar-2016]

Director Quality attended 8th Progress Review Meeting and Workshop of Universities fall under Group IV & V at HEC [31- Mar-2016]

Apr – June 2016

Student Feedback survey spring 2016 [4-Apr-2016]

Director Quality conducted workshop in Fazaia Medical College on Quality Assurance in HEIs [5-Apr-2016]

Director Quality conducted a training workshop on writing Self Assessment Report in University of Wah. [6-Apr-2016]

Director Quality conducted a training workshop on writing Self Assessment Report in Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) [12-Apr-2016]

Self Assessment Reports of following Programs have been written and submitted to QEC: [15-Apr-2016]

  • 1. PhD Mechatronics Engineering
  • 2. MS Computer Sciences
  • 3. BS in Physics
  • 4. BS in Mathematics
  • 5. BS in Accounting and Finance

July – Sep 2016

Director Quality visited Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS) to attend PIEAS Plagiarism Standing Committee. [31-May-2016]

Director Quality attended the National Conference at Riphah International Unievrsity and contributed in the panel discussion of 'Challenges in Implementing the equality Assurance Machenism in University'. [17-Jun-2016]

Training workshop conducted for professional and academic capacity building of faculty and staff (IOT) [19-Jun-2016]

HEC Team visited Air University, Islamabad Campus for MS/M.Phil. & Equivalent Degree Program Review [2-Aug-2016]

Data Analyst QEC attended training workshop on 'Microsoft R/Open Source and R+Hadoop' from NUML Islamabad [17-Aug-2016]

HEC Team visited Air University, Multan Campus for MS/M.Phil. & Equivalent Degree Program Review [24-Aug-2016]

Oct – Dec 2016

Director Quality, Data Analyst and Assistant Director QEC visited HEC to attend meeting on Plagiarism policy and turnitin workshop. [6-Oct-2016]

Director Quality and Assistant Director QEC visited HEC to attend orientation session on Pakistan Qualification Register. [10-Nov-2016]

Director Quality attended 8th Progress Review Meeting and Workshop of Universities fall under Group III & IV [1-Dec-2016]

Director Quality and Data Analyst QEC visited HEC to attend meeting ranking database. [9-Dec-2016]

Student feedback Fall 2016. [10-Dec-2016]

Director Quality gave presentation to University Functional Committee on ISO 9001-2015. [22-Dec-2016]

A three member team formed by Vice Chancellor Air University. The Team conduct an internal audit on functioning of Registration and degree verification system under the supervision of Director Quality.

Director Quality Visited Lahore for IPE visit [18-Dec-2016]

ACTIVITIES DONE IN YEAR 2015
Jan – Mar 2015

Dr. Shams-ud-din Koreshi visited AU for Third Party Validation. [27-Jan-2015]

Director Quality conducted awareness session on IPE standards. [19-Feb-2015}

QEC arranged Seminars on following topics:

Information Organization & Selection. [24-Feb-15]

Information Retrieval. [26-Feb-15]

Information Evaluation. [5-Mar-15]

Information Use or literature review for Students of MS and PhD. [12-Mar-15]

Director Quality attended Training of directors of COMSATS campuses at FDA COMSATS. [30-Mar-15]

Apr – June 2015

Workshop on Tolerance, Conflict Resolution and Peace and Quality in education. [from 13 to 14-Apr-2015]/p>

AD-QEC and Data Analyst-QEC attended Training workshop conducted for faculty and staff on role of enhancing quality of learning, teaching and research at IIUI. [From 13 to 17-Apr-2015]

Director Quality and AD-QEC attended Quality Assurance in Higher Education. [From 27 to 29-Apr-2015]

Director Quality and Data analyst-QEC attended Quality Assurance in Higher Education. [From 30-Apr to 1st May-2015]

Director Quality contributed in Quality Assurance in Higher Education. [1st & 4th May 2015]

Director Quality conducted an awareness session on How to Write an SAR. [21- May- 105]

Student feedback survey semester Fall 2014.

Student feedback survey semester Spring 2015.

July – Sep 2015

Workshop on Analysis of data using SPSS. [From 22 to 25-Jul-2015]

Indigenous on Campus Training 2015. [From 26 to 28-Aug-2015]

Oct – Dec 2015

1. Academic Audit/ Evaluation of three Departments by External Experts [19- Nov- 2015]

  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Management Sciences
  • Department of Mechatronics

2. Academic Audit/ Evaluation of Three Departments by External Experts [26-Nov-2015]

  • Department of Computer Sciences
  • Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Department of Humanities

3. Director Quality visited SMBBMU Sakkhar to conduct awareness session on quality assurance [27-Nov-2015]

4. Academic Audit/ Evaluation by External Experts [3-Dec-2015]

  • Department of Computer Sciences
  • Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Department of Humanities

ACTIVITIES DONE IN YEAR 2014
Jan – Mar 2014

Assessment review of PhD programmes (Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering) was conducted.

Surveys for fall 2013 were conducted.

Budget was approved for QEC.

Apr – June 2014  

AD (QEC) got training on SPSS and AMOs.

PCEPT was organized for faculty members.

Assessment reviews of PhD (Electrical Engineering and Literature and Linguistics) were completed.

Training of ATs was conducted.

Surveys were conducted and circulated.

July – Sep 2014  

Ranking criteria review meeting was conducted for faculty members.

First Indigenous on Campus training (IOT) was conducted for staff and coordinators.

Director Quality visited Indus University, Karachi for IPE evaluation.

Director Quality visited University of Haripur for IPE evaluation.

Oct – Dec 2014  

Second Indigenous on Campus Training (IOT) was conducted.

Awareness session on assessment of SARs was conducted

Director Quality conducted training on process od accreditation

ACTIVITIES DONE IN YEAR 2013
Jan – Mar 2013  

Assessment Review of MS (Electrical Engineering) and MS (Mechatronics Engineering) was conducted on 20 and 27 Dec, 2012 respectively but corrective actions on AT findings were taken in Jan 2013.

 Students and faculty member’s surveys were conducted.

Three self-assessment reports on MS programs i.e. MBA, MS (Aerospace Engg.) and MS (Mechatronics) were completed during (Jan-Mar) quarter.

Follow up visit of Mechatronics Engg. & Administration Sciences department was conducted on 8th and 14th March, 2012 to view implementation plan.

Two training sessions were conducted for program team members of seven departments to address the criterias and standards of SAR.

 Students and faculty member’s surveys were conducted.

Three self-assessment reports on MS programs i.e. MBA, MS (Aerospace Engg.) and MS (Mechatronics) were completed during (Jan-Mar) quarter.

Apr – June 2013  

Assessment Review of MS (Electrical Engineering) and MS (Mechatronics Engineering) was conducted on 20 and 27 Dec, 2012 respectively but corrective actions on AT findings were taken in Jan 2013.

QEC team comprising of Advisor Quality and Asstt Director Quality visited Multan on 29 April, 2013 for conduct of training workshop for faculty members and program team members. During the visit, team also verified corrective actions taken on AT finding and survey results.

Teachers evaluation and students course evaluation surveys were conducted at all departments for spring semester Jan-May 2013.The analysis of these survey report were sent to chair department for corrective actions.

Advisor Quality attended one day workshop on QS ranking organized by COMSATS on 2nd May 2013.

Advisor Quality became member of university Academic council, a statutory body during current quarter. 

Advisor Quality attended two days training workshop organized by HEC at Islamabad on third party audit of QEC from 23-24 May 2013 .

 July to Sept 2013  

Quality Enhancement Cell annually publish QEC newsletter, in which all activities and good practices are deliberated. QEC Newsletter 2013 included details of training activities, seminars and Self-Assessment Reports. QEC Newsletter 2013 was published during this quarter. Letter is attached on link.

QEC Organized a Professional Competency Enhancement Program for Teachers (PECPT) at Islamabad Campus in collaboration with HEC, during this quarter. A total of 32 faculty members participated in course. The Clips of activities are attached.

Training was organized for Program team members (PT,s) at Islamabad Campus on quality criteria and IPEs standards on 19th Sept.2013

Advisor Quality visited London UK to attend 03 days Advance training on” Skill Training for External Quality Review” organized by QAA UK

 Four Self-Assessment Reports (SAR,s)were written during this quarter SAR,s of Ph.D Program in (Mechanical &Aerospace Engg),Ph.D in (Avionics Engg), MS in computer Science (Multan campus) and MS in Management Science.

 OCT to DEC 2013  

A team of Institutional Performance Evaluators (nominated by HEC) visited university to assess the processes.

Advisor Quality participated as IPE Review panel for two universities at AJK Muzzafarabad and UET Peshawar

Applied for membership of AQAAIW and for membership of Talloiries Network during this quarter.

University acquired membership of INQAAHE

ACTIVITIES DONE IN YEAR 2012
Jan – Mar 2012  

Two training sessions were conducted for program team members of seven departments to address the criterias and standards of SAR.

 Students and faculty member’s surveys were conducted.

Three self-assessment reports on MS programs i.e. MBA, MS (Aerospace Engg.) and MS (Mechatronics) were completed during (Jan-Mar) quarter.

Follow up visit of Mechatronics Engg. & Administration Sciences department was conducted on 8th and 14th March, 2012 to view implementation plan.

Apr - June 2012

Survey forms have been automated and made available online. Students Course Evaluation and Teachers Evaluation surveys were conducted at eight departments.

Analysis of survey forms have been done and sent to HODs for corrective action.

First Newsletter of Quality Enhancement Cell is to be uploaded encompassing it’s all activities since establishment at university .

 Follow up visit of Avionics and Mathematics departments were conducted on 20th and 25th Jun, 2012 to view implementation of SAR.

Jul - Sep 2012

Assessment Review of MBA program was conducted at Administration Department at university on 24 Sep,2012.

Assessment Review of BBA program was conducted at Administration Department at Multan Campus on 17 Sep,2012.

 Assessment Review of BS Computer science program was conducted at Administration Department at Multan Campus on 18 Sep,2012.

 Seminars was organized on Latex software for faculty members.

Organized Professional Competency Enhancement Program for Teachers (PCEPT) in collaboration with HEC at Multan campus from 17 -23 Sep. 2012. See Pictures and Course Report.

Awareness Session Conducted on QUALITY ASSURANCE AND SELF ASSESSMENT REPORT      please click here to see details on Awareness Sessions.

Training of Program Teams at each Department, please click here to see details on Training of Program Teams.

Seminar for creating awareness on QA concepts.

TQM presentation  Please click here to see proceedings.

SixSigma Presentation Please click here to see proceedings

ISO-900 presentation  Please click here to see proceedings.

QA presentation For workshop Please click here to see proceedings.

 

Oct - Dec 2012

A seminar was organised by QEC  on use of turnitin software to identify similarity index in thesis and project reports at university on 29 Oct,2012.Ms mamoona kausar of university was resource person.

One day workshop was conducted on Anti-plagriarim measures at university on 26th Dec 2012, a total of 35 faculty members and post graduate students from university and outside participated,the workshop started at 0915 hrs and finished at 1530 hrs. Resource persons from HEC and university delibrated on plagiarism policies and use of turnitin software. Vice Chancellor AU was chief guest at closing ceremony. The photographs are attached as link Click Here.

ACTIVITIES DONE IN YEAR 2011
Jan – Mar 2011  

Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) was Established at University in July; 2010 but started to function after employment of Human resources in Jan, 2011

Quality Awareness sessions were conducted for University Functional Committee (UFC) and faculty members at each department to create awareness on quality concepts 

Webpage of QEC was designed and relevant data was uploaded for information of all stake holders.

Program team members (PTs) were designated by each department for writing SAR and undertake activities related to Quality.

Training was imparted to PTs on conducted of Self-assessment Report to establish QA System at University and guidelines on Self assessment Report were provided to them.

Quality Assurance policy was formulated with an aim to provide stimulating and innovating environment through learning from best practices locally & internationally.

Quarterly Progress Report (Jan-Mar) 2011 was submitted to HEC and all actions required to be completed during this period were confirmed

Apr – June 2011  

A training workshop was arranged by HEC at regional office Lahore on 27 – 28 Jan 2011 on Procedures to Establish Quality Enhancement Cell and assessment of Reports. (SAR).

First seminar was organized on Quality on 5 May, 2011 for faculty members and graduating students of MBA & BBA at dept of Administrative science . 

Training of program teams at each dept was conducted on SAR, from 2nd May to 23 June 2011 at different departments to refresh their knowledge.

Quarterly progress Report (Apr-Jun) was submitted to HEC and confirmed all actions required to be completed during this period.

Jul– Sep 2011  

Assessment team was formulated at each department for conduct of Assessment reviews

Quarterly progress Report (Jul-Sep) 2011 was submitted to HEC and confirmed all actions required to be completed during this period

SARs of six programs related to Administrative sciences , Avionics, Computer Sciences, Humanities, Mechatronics and Mechanical Departments were completed along with assessment results and implementation plan.

Oct– Dec 2011  

SARs of Electrical departments and Mechatronic department were completed along with corrective actions were taken

Membership of Asian Pacific Quality Network (APQN) was acquired during this time.

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