Quality assurance system at UB consists of IQAS and EQAS
Figure: Scheme of Quality Assurance at UB
SPME/EQAS (Sistem Penjaminan Mutu Eksternal/External Quality Assurance System) UB refers to the accreditation instruments made by National Accreditation Board for Higher Education (BAN-PT) and some International Standard.
Accreditation is an establishment of quality standards and it’s assessments to the educational institutions (Higher Education) undertaken by external bodies.
BAN-PT Accreditation Assistance
Badan Akreditasi Nasional Perguruan Tinggi (BAN-PT) is National Accreditation Board for Higher Education
At the national accreditation level, BAN-PT is an institution that has an authority to do accreditation to the management and outcome of higher education. The evaluation was performed to the all comprehensive aspects conducted by a higher education. There are 7 standards (BAN-PT Accreditation Instruments),
Standard 1. Vision, Mission, Goal and Target, and Strategy
Standard 2. Government, Leaderships, Management System And Quality Assurance
Standard 3. Students and Graduates
Standard 4. Human Resources
Standard 5. Curriculum, Learning Process, and Academic Atmosphere
Standard 6. Funding, Facilities, and Information System
Standard 7. Research, Service/ Community Service and Cooperation
In 2003, Sistem Pendidikan Nasional (SISDIKNAS)/ National Education System stated strictly that accreditation is changed from voluntary to obligatory. In SISDIKNAS, an educational unit obliges to implement quality assurance. UB used this new rule to include EQAS model as a reference.
QAC-UB has mandates to develop IQAS and develop detail programs to accommodate that policy. Therefore, division of accreditation is established and included in the QAS organization structure. The accreditation division has program in assisting preparation of accreditation documents either for study program (SP) or for AIPT/HEIA (Akreditasi Institusional Perguruan Tinggi/Higher Education Institutional Accreditation). The aim of the accreditation assistance is to increase the accreditation grade of SP’s and UB.
During assistance in preparation of accreditation document for SP and BAN-PT, QAC collaborates with other units in particular Cooperation and Academic Administration Bureau (BAAK) under supervision of Vice Rector of Academic Affair. In addition, national assessors from UB also involves in this acivities as an internal reviewer and a consultant.
The role of QAC in the assistance of preparation of accreditation document is coordinating national asesssor from UB and SP’s and giving recommendation to the Rector and Vice Rector regarding an adequacy accreditation document of SP’s or University based on the evaluation from internal asessors.
QAC formulates the procedure of assistance of document preparation, assessment and simulation of visitation of SP accreditation in order to monitor the activities of the preparation, performing, evaluation and follow up. The flowchart of SP accreditation assistance is presented below.
Figure. Flowchart of process of assistance accreditation BAN-PT for SP
The chance to propose re-evaluation of accreditation results to BAN-PT makes QAC formulating the Procedure of surveillance of SP accreditation. Therefore, SP’s who propose objection and re-evaluating their accreditation results can be coordinated by QAC. The summary of surveillance accreditation process of SP is presented below.
Flowchart of Accreditation surveillance BAN-PT for SP
International Accreditation Assistance
UB improves continuously education quality by involving all communities in UB. The standard quality refers to national and international qualities which are National Accreditation Board for Higher Education ( BAN-PT), ISO, and World Class University (WCU). Regarding this quality standards, QAC conducts some activities related to international accreditation including :
- Socialization of international accreditation standards
- Assistance of International accreditation