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A2-3 Identify institutional drivers, goals, policies and priorities that will influence departmental RPL policy


Question

  • What are the key institutional drivers, goals, policies and priorities that will influence departmental need to implement RPL?

Good practice

  • Institutional drivers, goals, policies and priorities are identified which will influence and inform departmental RPL policy and plans, eg 
    • Recruitment and retention
    • Employer and community engagement
    • Widening participation - access to a broader range of learners
    • Student transitions (including articulation)
    • Flexible entry routes and curricula (undergraduate and postgraduate)
    • Career development planning, employability skills and graduate attributes and the hear (higher education achievement record)
    • Work-based learning, part-time and distance learning.
    • League tables and public data eg NSS, KIS, student employability, external examiner
    • Internationalisation and globalisation
    • Business and commercial imperatives.
    • Curriculum for Excellence
    • Teaching, learning and assessment strategy
    • Technology-enhanced/ blended/online learning
    • Learner engagement
    • Continual enhancement to curriculum development e.g. to support WBL
    • Quality assurance and enhancement and QAA audits.
    • Sustainable development
    • Learner extra-curricular activities and accreditation reports