Quality Assurance in Higher Education

Barnfield College is committed to a culture of quality assurance and uses the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) UK Quality Code for Higher Education to support the quality assurance of policies, practices and processes. In addition, the College encourages a strong focus on continuous improvement and sharing of good practice.

QAA Review Report and Outcomes

In the most recent visit, the QAA confirmed the quality and standards of provision at Barnfield College following its review of the institution. A team of QAA reviewers visited the College and judged that its academic standards, the quality and enhancement of its student learning opportunities and the quality of its information about learning opportunities all meet UK expectations.

The key judgements from the report were:

  • The maintenance of the academic standards of awards offered on behalf of degree-awarding bodies and/or other awarding organisations meets UK expectations
  • The quality of student learning opportunities meets UK expectations
  • The quality of the information about learning opportunities meets UK expectations
  • The enhancement of student learning opportunities meets UK expectations