Welcome to the Quality Assurance & Accreditation Department (QAAD)
The Quality Assurance and Accreditation Department is the central body that implements, monitors and oversees both the academic
and administrative quality assurance systems and practices at HQ and Branch level. The QAAD is invested with investigative
powers to scrutinize and report into matters that may compromise the quality of services or violate the University’s policies and
bylaws both at the HQ and branch level.
Quality Assurance at webpage is intended to provide information on the quality assurance framework, structures and policies of Arab
QAA measures are applicable to all of the University’s branches and is governed by the Open University bylaws and regulations.
Compliance is assessed through the annual monitoring process. The branches are required to manage their provision in compliance
with the relevant QAA code and AOU Quality Assurance Framework.
Employing best quality assurance measures to ensure highest quality of education at AOU that is compatible and competitive with
To endeavor for the achievement of the highest possible international standards of education and research at AOU by:
a) Developing and implementing QA policies and procedures effectively
b) Assessing and reviewing the academic & nonacademic processes
c) Taking measures for the enhancement of the quality of education & research
d) Collaboration with national and international QA bodies
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