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.

The faculty has surveyed scholars’ quality in accordance with the National Higher Education Qualification criteria framework from employers that have been rendered the service.  Graduate Diploma in Teaching Profession Program has surveyed graduates of Academic Year 2020.   Employers have feedback on 35 out of 42 graduates with the average evaluation of 4.69 out of 5 marks which is higher than the last year (4.65). Employers were highly satisfied about the teaching performance of their teachers. Students were able to apply what they have learned from all the Graduate Diploma courses.

=83.33% of the graduate users responded to the feedback survey

……….Calculation…….

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

 

Self-AssessmentScore
2.1.14.69

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

 

Learning Outcomes

Mean

Level

Evidence

6.Person Learner

4.38

High

Summary Report of Employers’ Feedback Survey

7.Co-Creator

4.43

High

8.Active (Global) Citizen

4.45

High

Total

4.42

High

………Calculation…….

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

 

Self-Assessment Score
2.1.24.42

2.1.3 English language and 21st Century working skills competency. 

Learning Outcomes

Mean

Level

Evidence

1. English Language Communication Skills

4.83

Highest

Summary Report of Employers’ Feedback Survey

21st Century Skills Competencies

2.Learning and Innovation

4.75

High

3.Information, Media and Technology Skills

4.15

High

4. Life and Career Skills

4.67

High

5. Utilization of Knowledge and Dissemination to Public

4.36

High

Total

4.55

High

………Calculation…….

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

 

Self-Assessment Score
2.1.34.55

Evidence

2.1.1.1 Graduates’ Employers Survey
2.1.2.1 Graduates’ Employers Survey
Self-AssessmentScore
2.1.14.69
2.1.24.42
2.1.34.55
Overall Average Score 2.14.55

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