Internal Quality Assurance unit (IQAU)
Welcome to the Internal Quality Assurance unit (IQAU) of Eastern University of Srilanka.
Internal Quality Assurance Unit (IQAU) of Eastern University of Sri Lanka was established in 2015 complying with the Commission Circular No. 04/2015 as an coordinated body of University Grants Commission’s Quality Assurance and Accreditation Council funded by HETC project. IQAU is primarily to safeguard academic standards and quality of higher education qualifications and to inform and encourage continuous improvement in the management of the quality of higher education.
IQAU of Eastern University oversees quality assurance for all teaching and learning processes, student support and institutional development. IQAU ensures that the Eastern University operates in conformity with the Sri Lankan Qualification Framework (SLQF) and academic standards and accreditation set forth by Quality Assurance and Accreditation Council of Sri Lanka. The University’s internal QA processes are complying within the Internal Quality Assurance Policy Framework.
Vision & Mission
Internal Quality Assurance Unit of Eastern University of Sri Lanka Looks up to achieve the excellence in undergraduate and post graduate degree programmes to strengthen the ranking at national and Global scale.
Create and activate a concrete quality assurance system in all the components of the higher education system in Eastern University of Sri Lanka and sustain the process of continuous improvements for all teaching, learning and student support axes and institutional development, based on local and international academic standards, compatible with the mission and vision of the University and consequently, achieve overall satisfaction and harmony with the requirements of stakeholders qualifying the University to be nationally accredited.
Salient Functions and Responsibilities
- In examining the effectiveness of Eastern University’s own quality assurance structures and mechanisms, the IQAU indicates that it will particularly take account of:
- Internal quality assurance reviews and their outcomes, especially at the level of the discipline and/or programme
- The use made of external reference points including the QA Code of Practice, SLQF, and the published Subject Benchmarks publicly available information about the quality of programmes and the standard of awards;
- Internal systems for the management of information and their contribution to the effective oversight of quality and standards; the development, use and publication of programme specifications;
- The academic standards expected of and achieved by students;
- The experience of students as learners, and the enhancement of their learning opportunities1;
- The quality assurance of teaching staff, and the ways in which teaching effectiveness is appraised, improved and rewarded.
Dr. T. Prabaharan (Director/IQAU)