Quality Standards 2.1 Graduates Quality

Quality Standards 2.1 Graduates Quality

Quality Standards 2.1                   Graduates Quality

Quality Standards Type                Outcome

Description

          Instructors responsible for the curriculum/program of study or activity organizers should manage the curriculum or organize various activities for learners to gain academic and professional proficiency, and the expected qualifications as specified in the curriculum which are accepted by stakeholders or graduate users. The curriculum/program of study should   manage to produce quality graduates who occupy learning outcomes of Thailand qualifications framework for Higher Education, higher education standards.  It is also believed that the graduates of the curriculum / program of study can apply knowledge and skills to their job performance suit for the 21st century skills.

       Curriculum performance can reflect the quality of the graduates considering from the satisfaction of graduates users with regard to learning outcomes, learner outcomes, and their skills in job performance suitable for the 21st century skills.

Assessment Criteria for Indicator 2.1

        Average score for indicator 2.1 is from the average score of 3 sub-indicators: 2.1.1 the satisfaction of graduates users with regard to learning outcomes, 2.1.2 the satisfaction of graduates users with regard to learner outcomes, and 2.1.3 the satisfaction of graduates users with regard to their skills in job performance suitable for the 21st century skills. The average is a score between 0 – 5

 

          2.1.1   Aspect of Learning Outcomes in accordance with the Thai Qualifications Framework for Higher Education.

          Quality Standards Description

          The Thai Qualifications Framework for Higher Education (TQF) has established the preferred characteristics of graduates that are set forth in curricular documents (TQF 2) and which cover at least 5 aspects of learning outcomes as follows. 1)Ethical and moral development  2)Knowledge  3)Cognitive skills  4)Interpersonal skills and responsibility  and 5) Analytical and communication skills. This indicator assesses graduate quality from the point of view of graduate users.

          Curriculum performance can reflect the quality of the graduates considering from the satisfaction of graduates users with regard to learning outcomes. 

          Assessment Criteria
          The average assessment score of graduates (full score of 5)   

          Formula for Calculation

Score = Sum of Graduate Assessment Scores

              Total Number of Graduates Assessed

          Notes:

          1) Number of graduates evaluated by graduate users must not be less than 20% of the total number of graduates.

          2) Satisfaction evaluation of Self-employed graduates will not be considered.

          3) In case of international programs, the 20% will be considered from the total number of Thai students in that program.

          4) In case of improved curriculum that still has no graduates, the results of the previous performance will be used.

          5) Number of learning domains outcomes used in the assessment are as specified in the curriculum.

2.1.2 3 Aspects of learner outcomes in accordance with the Higher Education Standards (Learner Person, Co-Creator and Active (Global Citizen).

            Quality Standards Description
           Instructors responsible for the curriculum/program of study must produce graduates who occupy 3 learners outcomes of higher education standards, 1) learner person t 2) co-creator and 3) active citizen.

          Curriculum performance can reflect the quality of the graduates considering from the satisfaction of graduates users with regard to  learner outcomes.

          Assessment Criteria
          The average assessment score of graduates (full score of 5)

          Formula for Calculation

Score = Sum of Graduate Assessment Scores

              Total Number of Graduates Assessed

          Notes:

          1) Number of graduates evaluated by graduate users must not be less than 20% of the total number of graduates.

          2) Satisfaction evaluation of Self-employed graduates will not be considered.

          3) In case of international programs, the 20% will be considered from the total number of Thai students in that program.

          4) In case of improved curriculum that still has no graduates, the results of the previous performance will be used.

          5) Number of learner outcomes used in the assessment are as specified in Higher Education Standards.

2.1.3 English language and 21st Century working skills competency.

          Quality Standards Description
          The instructors  responsible for the curriculum/program of study must produce graduates to have the ability to work in the 21st century, which covers the ability in 2 areas, namely the ability to use English And working skills in the 21st century or apply advanced knowledge to get empirical results in graduate study level.

        Curriculum performance can reflect the quality of the graduates considering from the satisfaction of graduates users with regard to  their skills in job performance suitable for the 21st  century skills.

          Assessment Criteria
          The average assessment score of graduates (full score of 5)

          Formula for Calculation

Score = Sum of Graduate Assessment Scores

Total Number of Graduates Assessed

          Notes:

          1) Number of graduates evaluated by graduate users must not be less than 20% of the total number of graduates.

          2) Satisfaction evaluation of Self-employed graduates will not be considered.

          3) In case of international programs, the 20% will be considered from the total number of Thai students in that program.

          4) In case of improved curriculum that still has no graduates, the results of the previous performance will be used.

          5) Issues in job performance suitable for the 21st century skills used in the assessment are as specified by institution.

Operational Result

2.1.1   Aspect of Learning Outcomes in accordance with the Thai Qualifications Framework for Higher Education.

2.1.1 Aspect of Learning Outcomes in accordance with the Thai Qualifications Framework for Higher Education.

  1. The Thai Qualifications Framework for Higher Education (TQF) has established the preferred characteristics of graduates that are set forth in curricular documents (TQF) 2 and which cover at least 5 aspects of learning outcomes as follows: 1)Ethical and moral development; 2) Knowledge; 3) Cognitive Skills; 4) Interpersonal skills and responsibility; and 5) Analytical and communication skills.

    The table below shows the graduate quality assessment:

    1. Five (5 ) Aspects of Learning Outcomes

    Learning Outcomes

    Mean

    Level

    Evidence

    1. Ethical & Moral Devt. 

    4.48

    Very High

    Employers Satisfaction Survey Form

    2.Knowledge Skills

    4.35

    Very High

    3. Cognitive Skills

    4.29

    Very High

    4. Interpersonal Skills

    4.45

    Very High

    5. Numerical and ICT Skills

    4.15

    High

    Total:

    4.34

    Very High

    Based on the employer’s evaluation, our alumni got a weighted mean of 4.34 or  very high satisfaction on the five (5) aspects of learning outcomes.

    Legend: 

    4.21-5.00- Very High Satisfaction

    3.41-4.20- High Satisfaction

    2.61-3.40-Moderate Satisfaction

    1.81-2.60- Low Satisfaction

    1.00-1.80- Very Low Satisfaction

= Sum of Graduate Assessment Scores/Total Number of Graduates Assessed

Self-AssessmentScore
2.1.14.34

2.1.2 3 Aspects of learner outcomes in accordance with the Higher Education Standards (Learner Person, Co-Creator and Active (Global Citizen).

2.1.2 3 Aspects of learner outcomes in accordance with the Higher Education Standards (Learner Person, Co-Creator and Active (Global Citizen).

  1. Three (3 ) Aspects of Learner Outcomes in accordance with the ONESQA (Person Learner, Co-Creator, Active (Global) Citizen

    Learning Outcomes

    Mean

    Level

    Evidence

    1. Person Learner

    4.59

    Very High

    Employers Satisfaction Survey Form

    2. Co-Creator

    4.10

    High

    3. Active (Global) Citizen

    4.37

    Very High

    Total:

    4.35

    Very High

    Our graduates, based on the results of the evaluation for the Learning outcomes got a weighted mean of 4.35 or Very High Satisfaction.

Legend: 

4.21-5.00- Very High Satisfaction

3.41-4.20- High Satisfaction

2.61-3.40-Moderate Satisfaction

1.81-2.60- Low Satisfaction

1.00-1.80- Very Low Satisfaction

Score = Sum of Graduate Assessment Scores/Total Number of Graduates Assessed

Self-Assessment Score
2.1.24.35

2.1.3 English language and 21st Century working skills competency. 

Learning Outcomes

Mean

Level

Evidence

1. English Competency

4.39

Very High

Employers Satisfaction Survey Form

2. 21st Century Skills

4.20

High

Total:

4.29

Very High 

4.21-5.00- Very High Satisfaction

3.41-4.20- High Satisfaction

2.61-3.40-Moderate Satisfaction

1.81-2.60- Low Satisfaction

1.00-1.80- Very Low Satisfaction

  • Aside from this, we also require all  our senior students to have their electronic Portfolio. A sample is linked below. 
  • We have also created a page dedicated to our Alumni where post announcement like job opportunities, alumni achievements, etc

Score = Sum of Graduate Assessment Scores/Total Number of Graduates Assessed

 

Self-Assessment Score
2.1.34.29

Evidence

2.1.1.1Employer’s Satisfaction Survey
Sample Student’s E-portfolio
Self-AssessmentScore
2.1.14.34
2.1.24.35
2.1.34.29
Overall Average Score 2.14.33

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