Academic Registry

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Academic Registry is a central department which supports the academic work of the University in three ways.

Learning and Teaching Enhancement Conferences are designed to promote teaching excellence, encourage the adoption of innovative pedagogies and share best practice across the University and partner colleges.
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Quality Assurance and Validation

The Quality Assurance and Validation strand of the Registry is responsible for the management and co-ordination of approval and review processes connected with Teesside University’s home-based provision, UK colleges, employers and overseas partners. The team has oversight of quality and standards and is directly responsible for maintaining the University’s Quality Handbook and updates other University quality processes to support curriculum development and to comply with external reference points.
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Academic Policy and Regulations (APR)

The Academic Policy and Regulations (APR) team manages interactions with external quality assessment bodies, leading engagements with the Office for Students and the Quality Assurance Agency. Responsibilities include the management of the University’s processes for Continuous Monitoring and Enhancement and External Examining, the development of assessment regulations (from Higher Nationals through to Professional Doctorates), and the provision of staff development activities to support this portfolio. APR supports and informs debate on institutional level regulation and policy via the Academic Board Committee structure, at School and University-level.
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Learning and Teaching Enhancement

The Learning and Teaching Enhancement team work closely with colleagues across the University and with external organisations to ensure best practice in the University’s Learning and Teaching activities. The team provides support for, drives developments in, and coordinates learning and teaching enhancement practices in order to improve the quality of the student learning experience.
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