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Teaching & Learning

This section contains information regarding the management of teaching and learning within Guildford College, including mechanisms for reviewing and ensuring the quality of teaching provided.

Publication Classes

  • Academic Year Dates
  • Further Course Information
  • Information on Internal Procedures for Assuring Academic Quality & Standards
  • Staffing Structure of Faculties/Departments
  • Student Assessment Strategy
  • Tuition Fees

Academic Year Dates

Term Dates for the current academic year as well as future academic years (as far as is known).

Availability and Location

On paper from the Freedom of Information Officer.


Further Course Information

Information relating to particular Faculties and Departments, also information relating to programmes and qualifications:Term dates

  • Structure of courses
  • Qualification gained
  • Changing courses
  • Work experience

Availability and Location
On paper from the Freedom of Information Officer.


Information on Internal Procedures for Assuring Academic Quality and Standards

Information about Guildford College’s internal quality audit programmes and annual review. Information on internal procedures for assuring academic quality and standards:

a) Information on programme approval, monitoring and review:

  • Programme specifications
  • Annual monitoring and review processes
  • Accreditation and monitoring reports by professional, statutory or regulatory bodies

b) Information on assessment procedures and outcomes:

  • Assessment strategies
  • The range and nature of student work
  • Internal Verification Policy

c) Information on student satisfaction with their College experience, covering the views of students on:

  • Arrangements for academic and tutorial guidance, support and supervision (Tutorial Policy)
  • Library services and IT support
  • Suitability of accommodation, equipment and facilities for teaching and learning (Accommodation Strategy)
  • Perceptions of the quality of teaching and the range of teaching and learning methods (Lesson Observation Policy)
  • Assessment arrangements
  • Internal Verification Policy
  • Quality of pastoral support

d) Information and evidence available to teams undertaking internal reviews of quality and standards in relation to:

  • The effectiveness of teaching and learning, in relation to programme aims and curriculum content as they evolve over time (Self Assessment Policy)
  • The availability and use of specialist equipment and other resources and materials to support teaching and learning (Self Assessment Policy)
  • Staff access to professional development to improve teaching performance, including peer observation and mentoring programmes (Self Assessment Policy)
  • The use of external benchmarking and other comparators (Target Setting Policy) 
     
Availability and Location

On paper from the Freedom of Information Officer.


Staffing Structure of Faculties/Departments 

Information about staff roles within Schools and Units, together with organisational structure charts:

  • Job titles of academic staff and support staff
  • Contact details for each School/Unit

 

Availability and Location

On paper from the Freedom of Information Officer.


Student Assessment Strategy

Information on the regulations and/or policy governing student assessment:

  • Examination periods
  • Examination regulations
  • Appeal procedures
  • External examination bodies
  • Academic Honesty
Availability and Location

On paper from the Freedom of Information Officer.


Tuition Fees

Information relating to tuition fees for UK students, EU students and other international students, including information on when tuition fees will be payable and how to pay:
  • Fees Policy
  • Information for home/EU students
  • Information for international students
  • Information on other charges
  • Prospectus
Availability and Location

On paper from the Freedom of Information Officer.