Teaching & Learning Directorates

Quality Promotion and Assurance

The mission of QPA is to ensure the promotion and development of a culture of quality in the University of KwaZulu-Natal through a comprehensive quality assurance system, which:

  • Improves quality in the core functions of teaching, learning, research and service to the University,
  • Prepares the University for external programme accreditation, review and institutional audits and ensures the University responds effectively to national and international requirements,
  • Provides leadership on the development and implementation of quality management systems at all levels,
  • Provides practical support and advice to the University on all quality related activities,
  • Promotes quality through institutional policy development

For further information on Quality Promotion and Assurance (QPA) please visit their website: http://qpa.ukzn.ac.za


University Language Planning & Development Office

The Council of the University of KwaZulu-Natal approved the University Language Policy on the 1st of September 2006. This milestone was followed by the Charter to constitute the University Language Board (ULB), which was last amended on the 18th of August 2010.

The ULB thus is a sub-committee of Senate constituted in order to develop, implement, monitor and review the University Language Policy and Plan. The ULPDO was established consequent to the approval of the ULB. It is an office established to operationalise the Language Policy and Plan (Implementation Framework).

The activities of the ULPDO include:

  • Terminology Development
  • Corpus Development
  • Human-Language Technology Development
  • Language Planning & Development Public Liaison

Visit http://ulpdo.ukzn.ac.za to learn more about the University Language Planning & Development Office and their activities.


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