Monitoring And Evaluation Of Quality Assurance Processes

  • Students’ course evaluation for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes

  • Monitoring of teaching and learning processes as well as the teaching/learning environment and facilities

  • Monitoring the conduct of university examinations

  • Conducting investigation on academic malpractices in Units

  • Coordinating internal academic audits

  • Coordinating external academic audits e.g. Chancellor’s visitation panel 2011

  • Coordinating institutional self-assessment for accreditation by Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) e.g. in 2006 and 2013

  • Assessment of quality of research outputs

Supporting Strategic Initiatives Aimed At Enhancing Quality

  • Operationalising UDSM Vision 2061 and Corporate Strategic Plan on issues related to quality assurance and control

  • Involvement in participatory organs e.g. Senate; Committee of Principals, Deans and Directors; Senate Undergraduate Studies Committee (SUSC);

  • Senate Postgraduate Studies Committee (SPSC) for decision making

  • Enhancing the linkage of UDSM with other stakeholders such as TCU, Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) and African Union Commission (AUC) as well as quality assurance networks/forum such as Tanzania Universities Quality Assurance Forum (TUQAF), East African Quality Assurance Network (EAQAN) in quality assurance matters.

Promoting The Adoption Of Quality Assurance Culture

  • Coordinating the training on research methods, writing skills and ethics with the Directorate of Postgraduate Studies

  • Coordinating the training on postgraduate research supervision with the Directorate of Postgraduate Studies

  • Sensitising on examination processes and issues of examination rules and regulations with the Directorate of Undergraduate Studies

  • Sensitisation on issues of academic irregularities - curbing plagiarism in scholarly works including training on plagiarism detection software to staff members with the Directorate of Postgraduate Studies