Quality assessment program of the teaching activity of the higher education faculty staff. A case study





Teaching Evaluation Support Programme, Quality Assessment and Accreditation, Certification, DOCENTIA, Evidence


The European Higher Education area has as one of its axes of development the promotion of quality in universities. Within this framework, the assessment of the quality of the teaching staff is highly recommended. With this aim the Teaching Evaluation Support Programme (DOCENTIA) promoted by Spanish National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation (ANECA) is designed to satisfy the needs of the higher education system for a model and procedures to guarantee the quality of the teaching activity while fostering its development and recognition. Currently, more than 90% of the Spanish universities participate in this program, throughout its different phases. This paper presents this program, explains how it is being implemented at the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV, Spain), and provides the proposed amendments by the evaluation commission during the follow-up verification phase that must be justified and solved during the monitoring phase, which is currently in progress, to obtain the certification.


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Llopis-Albert, C., Rubio, F., Zeng, S., Devece, C., & Torner-Feltrer, M. E. (2023). Quality assessment program of the teaching activity of the higher education faculty staff. A case study. Multidisciplinary Journal for Education, Social and Technological Sciences, 10(1), 94–113. https://doi.org/10.4995/muse.2023.19338