Directorate of Quality Assurance and Standards

  Dr. Robert Mwebi, PhD
  Director, Quality Assurance and Standards

 

 

 

 

Introduction

The Directorate of Quality Assurance and Standards plays an integral role in assuring our esteemed stakeholders and clients on the Quality of operations and programmes offered at the University. The overall mandate of the Directorate is to guide the University in making strategic decisions with regard to continual improvement of its services through the preservation and enhancement of quality in the University’s functional areas of Research, Education, Scholarship, Training, Outreach and Consultancy in line with the University’s mission and vision.

The Mandate of the Directorate includes:

  1. Ensuring that set performance standards and indicators in all aspects of University functions are appropriate and relevant;
  2. Monitoring and implementation of quality assurance activities in all units as per the set standards;
  3. Providing advice and guidance to implementation units on the execution of quality assurance activities;
  4. Coordination of internal evaluation of quality assurance systems;
  5. Analysis of all quality assurance reports and identification of issues arising from them for the attention of the University Management Board at all academic and administrative levels;
  6. Coordinating all professional accreditation activities and external evaluation activities of the University and its academic programmes;
  7. Monitoring the implementation of recommendations of internal and external evaluations;
  8. Synthesizing on topical quality assurance matters in higher education (arising from debates and practices in the regional and global contexts) and updating the University community and Management Board accordingly;
  9. Updating the Vice-Chancellor on the operations of the Laikipia University quality assurance system and on the overall quality status of the University;
  10. Linking Laikipia University with the Commission for University Education and other relevant agencies in quality assurance matters;
  11. Coordinating the award of certificates of international standard as set by the International Organization for Standardization;
  12. Monitoring the maintenance of the awarded certificates of international standard in the University as set by the International Organization for Standardization.
  13. Undertake such other responsibility that may be assigned from time to time.

Laikipia University is ISO 9001:2015 & ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Certified.

Communication Channels:

dqas@laikipia.ac.ke

Dedicated Telephone Line:   +254(0)713 552761, +254(0)20 2331509

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Laikipia University is ISO 9001:2015 & ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Certified