CONTACT DETAILS

Address: 60, Alexe Mateevici Street, Offices 210, 214, 216

The department’s website: quality.usm.md

 OVERVIEW

The department’s tasks

  • Implementation and monitoring of the Quality Management System of the Cycle I, Bachelor Degree level and the Cycle II, Master’s Degree level within the Moldova State University.

Objectives:

  1. Monitoring of the Quality Assurance Bodies in the Moldova State University;
  2. Development of curricula for study programmes of the Moldova State University in accordance with the European Education Area;
  3. Quality assessment of the conditions/resources, of the process and outcome of the initial and continuing training within the Moldova State University;
  4. Organization and coordination of the internships.

Areas of activity: 

 QUALITY ASSURANCE

  • Organisation of the Quality Assurance System;
  • Development of the indicators and methodology for quality assurance;
  • Monitoring the quality assurance process;
  • Development of the criteria for quality assessment;
  • Monitoring the activity of the Quality Assurance Committees;
  • Development of the internal regulations;
  • Coordination of the process of development of study programmes;
  • Coordination of the development and application of the curricular material;
  • Development of the conditions and internal monitoring of the external assessment.

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

  • Defining and achieving strategic objectives of the University regarding the quality of the higher education;
  • Monitoring the development of the programmes of study;
  • Coordination of the curriculum development process for Cycle I, Bachelor Degree level and the Cycle II, Master’s Degree level;
  • Planning and coordination of the quality management system by including proposals from quality assurance bodies from the faculties;
  • Monitoring of the implementation of the documents specific for quality assurance and of the made decisions;
  • Development and monitoring of the implementation of the quality assurance activities and procedures;
  • Monitoring the development process of methodological and didactic materials (textbooks, course-books, lecture notes, methodological guides).

EVALUATION

  • Development and monitoring of the evaluation strategy implementation;
  • Providing methodological support in the development of the evaluation tools (tests);
  • Determining the evaluation criteria and indicators of the quality of education services;
  • Evaluation of the regulatory documents of the process of study (programs, curricula, didactic materials);
  • Providing methodological assistance regarding the implementation of quality assurance methodology;
  • Evaluation of the quality of the process of study/ Evaluation of the academic staff activity;
  • Organization and monitoring of the internal auditing process;
  • Assistance in the external evaluation process.

 INTERNSHIPS

  • Development of regulations regarding the internship;
  • Supervision of the internship programme/curriculum development;
  • Organisation of seminars and conferences;
  • Collaboration with the internship coordinators;
  • Signing of contracts and establishing collaboration with internship placement companies;
  • Supervision of internships;
  • Organising pre-internship trainings for students;
  • Supervision of the activity of trainee students;
  • Assessment (organising conferences to summarise the results of internships).

STRUCTURE

HEAD OF DEPARTMENT – Lucia SAVA

+ 37367317317

lucia.lucia.sava@gmail.com
Office 214, Central Building

Coordinates the activity of the Department in the following areas:

  • Supervision of the activities of quality assurances committees;
  • Supervision of development of normative-regulatory documents;
  • Supervision of internships;
  • Coordination of internal and external evaluation regarding the quality of educational process;
  • Supervision of the quality assurance process within the faculties of MSU.

Head of Curriculum Development Unit – Violeta COTILEVICI  
+373 067560173
violetterosca@yahoo.fr
Office 216, Central Building

Coordinates the activity of the unit in the following areas:

  • Providing guidance with a view to application of methodology for quality assurance;
  • Monitoring the process of curriculum development;
  • Coordinating the process of curriculum development, first Cycle, Bachelor’s degree level and second Cycle, Master’s degree level;
  • Providing methodological support with a view to the development of didactic-methodological works;
  • Monitoring the quality assurance process within the following faculties: Law; Letters; International Relations, Political and Administrative Sciences; Biology and Pedology; Mathematics and Computer Science;
  • Organizing and monitoring the activities of Quality Assurance Body.

Head of Evaluation Unit

+373 067560173

Office 216, Central Building

Coordinates the activity of the unit in the following areas:

  • Providing methodological support for the development of the evaluation tools (tests);
  • Development/proofreading of the documents specific to the quality management system at University level;
  • Providing methodological assistance in determining the evaluation criteria and indicators;
  • Providing logistical support in the process of overview of the evaluation actions, auditing and quality improvement;
  • Monitoring the quality assurance process within the following faculties: Psychology and Education Sciences, Sociology and Social Assistance; Economic Sciences; History and Philosophy; Journalism and Communication Sciences, Chemistry and Chemical Technology; Physics and Engineering;
  • Providing support for the external evaluation process.

Senior Methodologist  Margareta CHIRIAC
+373-22-241079
margachiriac@gmail.com
Office 210, Central Building

Responsible for:

  • Providing methodological support in the development of the evaluation tools (tests);
  • Ensuring the logistical support and data processing in the evaluation of the academic staff;
  • Ensuring the conditions of conducting the evaluation procedure;
  • Drafting the curricula for graduates from previous years;
  • Editing and layout of accreditation reports.

Internship Coordonator –  Irina CARAUȘ
irinacaraush@gmail.com
Office 44, Building 1