KCETB QA Oversight Group was established to “Oversee all Quality Assurance aspects related to the design, development, approval, implementation, monitoring and review of the Further Education and Training provision offered by Kilkenny and Carlow Education and Training Board”.
The membership of this committee currently consists of:
- Chief Executive
- Director of FET
- 2 Adult Education Officers
- Training Services Manager
- 1 PLC Principal and 1 Deputy Principal
- ETB Board nominee
- QA Officers
The group is chaired by the Director of FET, and reports to the KCETB Board at their bi monthly meeting. The group is scheduled to meet a minimum of four times per annum and has responsibility for the oversight of the development of new quality assured processes, programme development, delivery, assessment and review, approval of centres to deliver programmes etc. Six distinct sub committees are being established and these committees are directed by the QA Oversight Group and in turn will feedback to the QA Oversight Group.
These sub committees consist of:
- FET Forum
- Programme Validation, Monitoring and Evaluation Group
- Assessment Working group
- Employer engagement/ Work based Learning Working group
- Results Approval Panel
- Public Information and Communication (Formally Policy and Procedure Group)
Further information is outlined in the Quality Assurance Oversight Committee’s terms of reference.