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c Peer Accreditation Scheme PAS Introducing the revised
What is the Peer Accreditation Scheme? Supportive assessment of your Learning Resources service against standard criteria devised by your peers Assessment carried out by experienced members of your professional community trained by CoLRiC
Structure of the Scheme Leadership and Management Resources Integration into Teaching and Learning Quality Assurance
What do you get out of the process? The Peer Accreditation Scheme has two functions 1) SAS : Self Assessment Scheme How does your service fit into the strategic and operational goals of the organisation? 2) PAS: How does your service measure up against national standards?
Stage one: What does the Criteria tell you about your service? Stage two: How much evidence do you have to support your responses? Stage three: Is your service ready for an assessment? How to use the PAS 2 1 3
Evidence Checklist Form One: Preparation for Assessment Use this checklist to assess whether or not you have access to and are able to produce the documents below. It is expected that Library Managers will be conversant with key college documents in order to position their service appropriately. Evidence Checklist Form One: Preparation for Assessment Use this checklist to assess whether or not you have access to and are able to produce the documents below. It is expected that Library Managers will be conversant with key college documents in order to position their service appropriately. Evidence by sectionReady Work in progress Does not exist A. Leadership and management College organisational structure (LRS) structure (LRS) job descriptions and role definitions B. Resources Service / College meeting records for areas below: Resources: study Range of assistive technology and maintenance policy
What do you get out of the process? Dedicated Self Assessment Professional External assessment Raise the profile of the service Influence your manager Strategic Planning Tool
TimeActivityStaff to be availableLocation Assessors arrive and in base room for preliminary discussions between themselves Meet and greet by Felicity Corrigan, Head of Library College Reception, S – base room Brief tour of the LRC; introduction of LRC staff Andy Burham Meeting with Manager of Learning Resource Centres Felicity Corrigan S Time in LRC for Assessors Meeting with Vice Principal, Resources. Quality Manager Dan Brown, Ann Mainyard S Visit to HM LRC :Coffee and informal discussion with teaching staff and students Debbie Smith, LRC staff, curriculum staff and students HE HUB Felicity to transport Back to the Hub: Meeting with main grade lecturers x8 S pm Meeting with curriculum staff – X12 Section Heads for all curriculum areas x12 N – 1.45pm Lunch and informal discussion with students Level 1 – foundation degree students N Meeting with key staff within the service E-Services and Systems Librarian, E-Learning Content Developer, Web Master, IT Infrastructure and Operations Analyst, and LRC staff. N Assessors prepare feedback report and review documentation S Assessors feedback and allocation of grade: Senior Management Group N i ck Clegg (Principal), Dan Brown, Deputy Principal, Ann Mainyard; Head of Quality, Felicity Corrigan, Head of Library Principal ship Sample Timetable for CoLRiC Peer Assessment March 2012 Sample Timetable for CoLRiC Peer Assessment March 2012
What do I get out of an Assessment Day? Opportunity to share good practice Celebration of Service Achievement by the entire college community Recognisable National Kite Mark Assessment report Steer on where and how to move forward Benchmarked against exacting national standards Fun!
What Next? Idea! Contact the CoLRiC Administrator who will send details Commit Register with the Scheme to receive the Criteria and Checklist of Evidence Prepare Assemble evidence and let CoLRiC know when you are ready
Thank you for listening Collette Xavier Peer Accreditation Leader (PAL) Any questions?