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M7-137

NATO Quality Assurance Course

Conducted by SET

Aim

To support the alignment of performance requirements in order to meet the NATO Quality Standards for ETFs’ institutional accreditation.

Details

Duration: 1 Week
Course Structure: Resident (1)
Language: English 3232 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO Unclassified
Discipline: ETE - Education,Training, Exercises and Evaluation
Area: ET - ETEE
Depth of Knowledge: 3 - Advance
ePrime No.: ACT.540
ETOC Code: ETE-ET-31628

Course Iterations

Code Course Dates Open Seats
M7-137-B-20 02 - 06 Nov 20 Contact POC

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Learning Objectives

Quality Assurance (QA) Framework: The student will be able to describe the purpose and framework for QA within NATO Education and Training.

Quality Management System (QMS): The student will be able to apply the QMS principles, criteria, and standards within their institution.

Institutional Monitoring of QMS: The student will be able to develop monitoring and reporting tools to support the implementation of a QMS within their Institution.

NATO Quality Standards: The student will be able to explain the NATO Quality Standards IAW Bi-SC 75-7 to institutional leaders and key stakeholders.

Institutional Accreditation: The student will be able to develop tools to support the accreditation process of their institution.

Course Participants

Military/civilian-equivalent members in an E&T management position who are assigned or selected for assignment to the NATO Command and Force Structures (NCS and NFS), a NATO Education and Training Facility (NETF) or those Centres of Excellence (COE), Partnership Training and Education Centres (PTEC) and National Training Institutions (NTI) affected by the Bi-SC Education and Training Directive (E&TD) 075-002.

Language Proficiency: English 3232 IAW STANAG 6001
Rank Requirements: NCO: OR-7 thru OR-9
Officer: OF-2 thru OF-5

Methodology

There are pre-requisite comprised of:

a. Introduction to Global Programming ADL
b. NATO SAT module (GlobalNet)

During the residential phase, the following methods of instruction are employed:

a. Interactive lecture
b. Problem-based learning in syndicate
c. Demonstration/performance
d. Case study
e. Peer briefing
f. Non-instructional solutions (learning aids)

Assessment is formative for each segment of content and summative for each PO.

Post conduct: students will be registered to a NATO Quality Assurance community of Interest (COI) forum (Global Net) where they can access current course content, learning and training aids (decision support tools, micro learning, templates, best practices).

Further Information

Quality Assurance Practitioners will be able to coordinate the development of policy to govern the Quality Assurance Measures of an Education and Training Facility (EFT) once they have completed this course. They will also be able to coordinate the development of the Quality Management System, adapt the QMS within the ETF to comply with the NATO Quality Standard framework, supervise Institutional Monitoring within the ETF and prepare the ETF for successful Institutional (Re-) Accreditation. Pre-requisites

1. Introduction to Global Programming (ADL)
2. Introduction to NATO Systems approach to training.
3. Completion of M7-135 (GP) of M7-136 (SAT) meet the pre-requisite(s) above. This course was created to support the implementation of NATO Quality Assurance (QA) for NATO’s Education & Training (E&T) Training Requirements Analysis Report, dated 20 Apr 2018. CCD II was reviewed 22 Jan 2020. During the residential phase, the following methods of instruction are employed:
a. Interactive lecture
b. Problem-based learning in syndicate
c. Demonstration/performance
d. Case study
e. Peer briefing
f. Non-instructional solutions (learning aids)
Assessment is formative for each segment of content and summative for each PO.
Post conduct: students will be registered to a NATO Quality Assurance community of Interest (COI) forum (Global Net) where they can access current course content, learning and training aids (decision support tools, micro learning, templates, best practices).