UPI welcomed again
assessors from AQAS to conduct accreditation for four study programs at Faculty
of Social Science Education (FPIPS), March 10th, 2020
After registered four
study programs from FPEB, UPI also registered four study programs in Faculty of
Social Science Education (FPIPS)—Geography Education Study Programme (bachelor
degree, master degree, and doctoral degree) and Geographic Information Science
Study Programme (bachelor degree) to be audited also by The Agency for Quality
Assurance through Accreditation of Study Programs (AQAS). Starting from March
10th to March 12th, 2020.
The accreditation started
with discussions with the Senior Management of UPI in Partere Building. It was
a discussion with experts of the university regarding the colleges, faculties,
and departments program’s strategies.
After the discussion, the assessors were having a campus tour around UPI; to Isola Building, Islamic Tutorial Centre, University Medical Centre (policlinic), Laboratory School (Labschool), UPI Central Library, ICT Directorate, Sports Arena, UPI’s Education Museum, and tour to FPIPS building. In the tour, the assessors paid a visit to study programs office and learning facilities that were available at FPIPS UPI like; Reading Room, Classrooms, GIS Laboratory, and Micro-teaching Room.
The agenda of the accreditation also included
discussions with Faculty Management (Faculty of Social Science Education and
School of Postgraduate Studies), and also discussion with teaching staff from
the Bachelor programme “Geography Education” about past and future development of
the programme, intended learning outcome, teaching and learning, students
assessment, curriculum, etc.
The study programs were accredited based upon
the on-site inspection of the full range of the college’s provisions and
supporting activities, together with a detailed consideration of the college’s
external (statutory) and internal documentation, which helps to ensure that the
ongoing operation of college is maintained at an acceptable level. (Ghina Aulia Saffanah)