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Program Development and Quality Assurance

Program Development and Quality Assurance

Program Development and Quality Assurance (PDQA) advises and assists faculty, staff, and administrators on the following processes:

Program Development

Resources to help you understand and navigate the program approval process.

Program Review

Past program reviews, process guidelines and templates.

Suspension and discontinuance

Instructions and memo templates for suspending or discontinuing a program, as well as for extending a suspension or reinstating a suspended program.

Quality Assurance Process Audit
UFV’s academic quality assurance policies, procedures and processes were reviewed in 2020-2021 by the Degree Quality Assessment Board (DQAB), Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training in a Quality Assurance Process Audit (QAPA). All public post-secondary institutions in BC participate in the QAPA every seven years. The DQAB Summary of UFV’s first QAPA outlines the process undertaken and affirms the university’s commitment to quality assurance and quality enhancement. UFV produced two documents in support of the audit: the QAPA Institution Report October 2020 and the QAPA Institution Response 2021.

Pauleen Nuite

Program Review Assistant

Vice-Provost's office

Abbotsford campus, B333

Phone: 604-557-4051

Toll Free: 1-888-504-7441 ext. 4051

email Pauleen

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