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Student-centred University Educational Quality Evaluation

Institute of Leadership and Education Advanced Development

The "student-centred" educational quality evaluation system measures the extent to which a university supports student's learning and growth, the added value it brings to students, which reflects the school's educational quality. Therefore, the "student-centred" educational quality evaluation system is not simply a quantitative evaluation and comparison on the aspects of university resources input, prestige ranking and scientific research achievements etc., but reveals important data for evaluating university education's quality (student's gains in universities) through various survey methods, and its final target points to promote school reform and serve student growth".

By attending this assessment, the participating colleges and universities can benefit from:
  • understanding of the values of running schools for student learning and growth
  • understanding of student attitudes, methods, degree of satisfaction, and assessment results during their study at school
  • understanding of best practices and points needing improvement regarding schools supporting student learning and growth
  • diagnostic recommendations on how the school can better support student learning and growth;
  • promoting the adjustment of strategies for running school and implementation of educational reform, thus to improve school running and education quality
  • Helping universities to form quality awareness, and to understand and constantly improve quality independently
  • Providing support and advice to university administrators and teachers on continuing professional development.

Core Indexes

The evaluation system closely centres on the "student-centred" concept, evaluating students' gains during school and the supportive degree of university on students' learning and growth in six aspects: educational goals, classroom teaching, extracurricular activities, management system, learning environment, etc., and provides diagnostic improvement recommendations according to the evaluation.

Options for an Evaluation Package

Cooperation ScopeParticipantsForm of ParticipationBeneficiaryMain Benefits
Package One: Full-Scale Evaluation of the UniversityUniversity leaders, administrative staff, student-affairs office teachers and studentsWeb Questionnaire & Textual InvestigationThe whole university1.Deepen the university's comprehensive knowledge about the education quality proficiency; 2. Identification of existing problems of schools in promoting student growth; 3. Proposal of suggestions to improve education quality.
Package Two: Class Teaching EvaluationUniversity leaders, teachers and studentsWeb Questionnaire & Textual InvestigationUniversity leaders & teaching management departments1.Evaluation on the extent of teaching activities of the university on student learning and growth; 2. Identification of existing problems of schools in promoting students’ growth; 3. Proposal of suggestions to improve teaching systems to promote student growth.
Package Three: Extracurricular Activities EvaluationUniversity leaders, staff in student affairs offices and studentsWeb Questionnaire & Textual InvestigationUniversity leaders & student-affairs offices and students1.Evaluation of the extent of extracurricular activities of the university on student learning and growth; 2. Identification of existing problems of extracurricular activities in supporting student growth; 3. Proposal of suggestions to improve extracurricular activities to better support student learning and growth.
Package Four: Management System EvaluationUniversity leaders, administration staff and studentsWeb Questionnaire & Textual InvestigationUniversity leaders & Administrative departments and students1.Evaluation of the extent of management systems' support of in-class and extracurricular activities; 2. Identification of existing problems of administration system of the university; 3. Proposal of suggestions to improve the university administration system.
Package Five: University Environment EvaluationUniversity leaders and studentsWeb Questionnaire & Textual InvestigationUniversity leaders & students1.Evaluation of the extent of learning environment on supporting student learning and growth; 2. Identification of the existing problems of learning environment on supporting student learning and growth; 3. Proposal of suggestions to improve the learning environment.
Package Six: Student Growth EvaluationUniversity leaders and studentsWeb Questionnaire & Textual InvestigationUniversity leaders & students1.Evaluation of the learning results and growth added-valued of students during the university; 2. Help the students to better understand the talents cultivation philosophies and aims of the university; 3. Help the students to better plan their studies and manage their learning.