CAS Sohar-ELC Team visits ShCT for benchmarking
A team from the English Language Center (ELC) of the College of Applied Sciences (CAS) Sohar visited Shinas College of Technology (ShCT), its ELC and the General Foundation Program Unit (GFPU) for initial academic benchmarking at ShCT’s Conference Room on January 7, 2016.
CAS ELC Head Ms. Shamsa Al Rusheedi initiated the benchmarking visit focused on the General Foundation Program.
ShCT ELC Head Mr. Ali Abdullah Al Balushi welcomed the guests and explained how the Center started, its current processes, procedures, along with some innovations anchored on the GFPU of the Oman Academic Accreditation Authority.
The forum was an exchange of discussions, experiences, and ideas by both parties. Some of the important points tackled during the forum include student support activities, assessment methods and procedures, curriculum review, operational plan, staff professional development and student’s grievance.
Other members of the CAS Sohar-ELC Team include Ms. Khadijah Ali Al Ajmi, Ms. Amna Saleh Al Muselmani, Ms. Fatma Abdullah Al Saidi, Ms. Beverly Bishop, Mr. Ahmed Al Qasmi, Mr. Younis Al Balushi, and Ms. Dorothy Ramsa,
Meanwhile, the ShCT Team was composed of ELC HOC Mr. Ali Abdullah; Mr. Ahmed Al Saadi, HoS-ELP; Mr. Nasser Al Hindasi, HoS-CTM; Dr. Syed Sulaiman, QAU Admin member; Dr. Jun Gabayno, QAU Admin member; Mr. Dhanasekaran, QAU Admin member; Mr. Elmo Purpura, ELC QA Coordinator; Ms Amna Al Kaabi,HoS-IT; and Mr. Deogracias Joaquin, HoS-Math.