Think’s Quality Assurance Framework reflects a strong commitment to evidence-based decision making and continuous improvement. This is consistent with Think’s aim to achieve excellence in all aspects of its work through accountability, collaboration and teamwork, and a student-centred approach to learning and teaching. Think’s Quality Assurance Framework is designed to assist Think in maintaining the highest standards and in meeting regulatory and legislative requirements. Think values feedback and participation from staff and students in enhancing its effectiveness, and acknowledges the importance of external reference points in monitoring and measuring performance
The Quality Assurance Framework has three components:
- Integrated Planning, which sets the focus for “what we do” as an educational provider of excellence
- Integrated Review, which sets the balances and measures to verify “how we know” Think is an educational provider of excellence
- Risk Management, ensuring Think remains flexible to risks and their potential impact.
The Quality Assurance Framework has embedded the Plan, Implement, Monitor/ Review, and Improve (PIMI) quality assurance and continuous improvement model: