Mission statement

August 20, 1999

The agency's mission is to promote public confidence that the quality of provision and standard of awards in higher education are being safeguarded and enhanced.

It will do this by: Working with higher education institutions to promote and support continuous improvement in the quality and standards of provision Providing clear and accurate information to students, employers and others about the quality and standards of higher education provision Working with higher education institutions to develop and manage the qualifications framework Advising on the grant of degree-awarding powers and university title Facilitating the development of benchmark information to guide subject standards Promulgating codes of practice and examples of good practice Operating programmes of review of performance at institutional and programme level.

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