A Day Long Workshop on Quality Assurance and Self Assessment Exercise
A day long workshop on ‘Quality Assurance and Self Assessment Exercise’ Organized by Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), BUET was held at ITN Seminar Room, ARI-ITN Building, BUET on 17th February 2016 (Wednesday). The workshop was facilitated by Professor Dr. A. S. Md. Abdul Haseeb, Dean, Innovative Technology Research Cluster, University of Malaya, Malaysia. Forty Six (46) faculty members from the Departments of Architecture, ChE, CSE, IPE, NAME, EEE, WRE, URP, MME, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and two institutes (IWFM and IICT) of BUET attended the workshop.
In the Inaugural Ceremony, Professor Dr. Maglub Al Nur, Dean, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Professor Nur stressed on the importance of Quality Assurance in higher education and sought cooperation from all faculty members for implementation of outcome based education of BUET. In the Closing and Certificate Awarding Ceremony, Professor Khaleda Ekram, Honorable Vice Chancellor of BUET graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Professor Dr. A. S. Md. Abdul Haseeb, was present as the Special Guest. Professor Khaleda Ekram spoke on the importance of quality education and accreditation in higher education. Professor Ekram also congratulated the faculty members for participating in the Self Assessment activities. Professor Ekram also highlighted the importance of quality education and expressed her satisfaction for organizing such a training workshop. Prof Haseeb, a former faculty member of BUET, expressed his satisfaction for the impressive performance of the workshop attendees.
The closing ceremony was chaired by Professor Dr. M. Rafiqul Islam, Director, Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), BUET. Three faculty members, Dr. Nahid Sanzida, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, Professor Dr. Bazlur Rashid, Department of MME and Professor. Shayer Ghafur, Department of Architecture also spoke on the occasion.
The training workshop focused on Self Assessment for enhancing quality in education through implementation of outcome based education.