Quality assurance system chapter 5: Training and follow-up of employees and student representatives
5.1 Training and follow-up of employees
The university management is responsible for offering introduction programmes and other competence raising measures to various categories of employees.
The faculty managers, the Dean of the teacher education unit and managers of the units in the central administration are responsible for ensuring that new employees complete an introduction programme and that all employees are given the opportunity to reach the necessary levels of competence.
UiA PULS – Centre for Teaching and Learning, offers a basic course in university pedagogics as well as courses and sessions for scientific employees.
The university management is responsible for training new academic leaders in education management.
If quality failures are revealed in connection with teaching and supervision, the Head of Department and Dean are responsible for necessary follow-up in relation to the persons involved.
If quality failures are revealed in connection with administrative services, the administrative manager is responsible for necessary follow-up.
The Head of Department, in cooperation with the Dean and the Faculty Director, is responsible for a satisfactory follow-up of PhD candidates who are not employed by the university.
5.2 Training of student representatives
In cooperation with STA, the University Director is responsible for conducting joint training of all student representatives.
Each semester, The Faculty Directors and the Director of the Teacher Education Unit are, in cooperation with STA, responsible for inviting student representatives to an information- and cooperation meeting with the management of the faculty/unit.