Self-Evaluation And Quality Management EDUC2054
- Academic Session: 2019-20
- School: School of Education
- Credits: 20
- Level: Level 2 (SCQF level 8)
- Typically Offered: Semester 2
- Available to Visiting Students: No
- Available to Erasmus Students: No
The use of self-evaluation to improve the quality of management.
Will be delivered through 2 input days plus 1 self-study day during the Spring Break however self-study booklet and tasks will be available on Moodle from January for students to engage with.
Requirements of Entry
The assignment will be in two parts:
1. Students will undertake a multiple choice exercise (35 questions) which will assess their knowledge of the fundamental principles of quality management and self-evaluation.
Students will complete an open question where they describe the benefits and limitations of quality assurance and self-evaluation.
Students will submit a report that will:
- Carry out a self-evaluation audit involving a range of stakeholders on student's practice
- Evaluate and assess the alignment between quality management systems and other selected approaches to improve performance
1500 words (+/- 10%) 60%
This course aims to enable participants to:
critically evaluate the development and implementation of quality management systems in childhood practice
analyse the issues relating to the alignment and integration of quality, environment and health and safety systems
evaluate the benefits and limitations of auditing types
provides students with the opportunity to undertake relevant self-study tasks which do not require class attendance
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
At the end of the course, students should be able to:
Explain the fundamental principles of quality management and self-evaluation and justify the value of understanding and measuring quality
Describe the benefits and limitations of quality assurance and self-evaluation
Critically evaluate the benefits and limitations of tools such as Child at the Centre 2 (Scottish Government, 2007) and National Care Standards (Scottish Government, 2005)
Carry out a self-evaluation audit involving a range of stakeholders
Evaluate and assess the alignment between quality management systems and other selected approaches to improve performance
Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits
100% attendance of 2 formal contact days.
Participation in formative assessment task.
Submission of both the summative and formative assessment tasks.