Zero Lost Learning Days: Assuring Quality and Continuity in Online Education during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Curricular Adaptations of a Private Medical College in the Philippines
by Malaya Pimentel-Santos, Associate Dean and Head, Medical Education Unit, St. Luke’s Medical Center College of Medicine, the Philippines
OUTLINE: Amidst the accelerated adoption of technology and rapidly evolving landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic, we remain committed to assuring quality and service continuity. Faced with one of the longest education lockdowns in the world, we adopted a systems approach, with a goal of ZERO LOST LEARNING DAYS.
Acculturation of Academic Quality Assurance Process in Institution of Higher Learning: Lessons Learned from the Pandemic
by Rajkumar a/l Durairaj, Dean (Academic Quality Assurance and Audit), Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), Malaysia
OUTLINE: Quality assurance must be an integral part of the “Quality Acculturation” at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR). All stakeholders within an institution need to share a vision as to what quality is and choose a management model to improve overall quality and maintain continuous improvement at the academic programmes.>