PART 3 & 4: GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE & DECISION-MAKING; INTERNAL GOVERNANCE SYSTEMS, PROCEDURES & ARRANGEMENTS

TACTIC Work package 1 - Survey: Governance and Management of Higher Education Institutions

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Name of the Partner Institution
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Institution type (private/public/state)
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PART 3 - GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE & DECISION-MAKING

Executive head (title):
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Academic body(ies) – type & number of stakeholders:
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Decision-making body – type & number of stakeholders:
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Advisory/Supervisory body – type & number of stakeholders:
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Please, indicate how much influence each of the following actors has on determining the mission and the overall strategy of you HEI:
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No influence
Little influence
Some influence
Much influence
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Government/Ministry of Education
National organisations (advisory, QA body or representatives body)
Regional Authorities
Institutional leadership (Rectors/presidents/vice-chancellors or equivalent)
Dean/Faculty Senate
Academic Staff
Students
Administrative/Support Staff
External stakeholders (industry, business..)
European Commission

Please, indicate how much influence each of the following actors has on determining the decision to introduce a new study programme at your HEI:
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No influence
Little influence
Some influence
Much influence
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Government/Ministry of Education
National organisations (advisory, QA body or representatives body)
Regional Authorities
Institutional leadership (Rectors/presidents/vice-chancellors or equivalent)
Dean/Faculty Senate
Academic Staff
Students
Administrative/Support Staff
External stakeholders (industry, business..)
European Commission

Please, indicate how much influence each of the following actors has on determining how the quality of teaching & learning should be assessed and assured in your HEI:
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No influence
Little influence
Some influence
Much influence
Not relevant
Government/Ministry of Education
National organisations (advisory, QA body or representatives body)
Regional Authorities
Institutional leadership (Rectors/presidents/vice-chancellors or equivalent)
Dean/Faculty Senate
Academic Staff
Students
Administrative/Support Staff
External stakeholders (industry, business..)
European Commission

Please, indicate how much influence each of the following actors has on determining the internal financial policies and procedures of your HEI:
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No influence
Little influence
Some influence
Much influence
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Government/Ministry of Education
National organisations (advisory, QA body or representatives body)
Regional Authorities
Institutional leadership (Rectors/presidents/vice-chancellors or equivalent)
Dean/Faculty Senate
Academic Staff
Students
Administrative/Support Staff
External stakeholders (industry, business..)
European Commission

Please, indicate how much influence each of the following actors has on determining the conditions of employment for the staff of your HEI:
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No influence
Little influence
Some influence
Much influence
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Government/Ministry of Education
National organisations (advisory, QA body or representatives body)
Regional Authorities
Institutional leadership (Rectors/presidents/vice-chancellors or equivalent)
Dean/Faculty Senate
Academic Staff
Students
Administrative/Support Staff
External stakeholders (industry, business..)
European Commission

Please, indicate how much influence each of the following actors has on determining access policies & admission criteria for students at your HEI:
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No influence
Little influence
Some influence
Much influence
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Government/Ministry of Education
National organisations (advisory, QA body or representatives body)
Regional Authorities
Institutional leadership (Rectors/presidents/vice-chancellors or equivalent)
Dean/Faculty Senate
Academic Staff
Students
Administrative/Support Staff
External stakeholders (industry, business..)
European Commission

Please, indicate how much influence each of the following actors has on determining access policies & admission criteria for students at your HEI:
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No influence
Little influence
Some influence
Much influence
Not relevant
Government/Ministry of Education
National organisations (advisory, QA body or representatives body)
Regional Authorities
Institutional leadership (Rectors/presidents/vice-chancellors or equivalent)
Dean/Faculty Senate
Academic Staff
Students
Administrative/Support Staff
External stakeholders (industry, business..)
European Commission

PART 4 - INTERNAL GOVERNANCE SYSTEMS, PROCEDURES & ARRANGEMENTS

In the last 10 years, has your HEI taken steps to change the formal roles of the following groups involved in governance?
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More authority
No change
Less authority
Governing board
President/rector
Deans
Department chairs
Main governance bodies of each Faculty

Please, indicate in what extend the following systems or procedures exists in your HEI:
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Not developed
In developmental phase
Recently developed
In use ofr at least 3 years
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Institutional system for the evaluation of teaching and learning
Institutional system for evaluation of research
Institutional procedures for rewarding research performance
Institutional office for internationalisation
Institutional funding systems for rewarding administrative /technical performance
Institutional funding systems for rewarding teaching performance & number of graduates
Institutional procedures for the commercialisation of knowledge

To what extend are the current internal governance structures of your HEI characterised by:
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Not at all
Yes, to some extend
Yes, to a large extend
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Openness (clear procedures, access to information)
Accountability (monitoring & reporting systems)
Effectiveness (clear objectives and procedures)
Coherence (internal policies integrated across university bodies)
Inclusion of external stakeholders
Significant participation from staff and students

Would you prefer the internal governance structures of your HEI to be more characterised by:
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Not at all
Yes, to some extend
Yes, to a large extend
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Openness (clear procedures, access to information)
Accountability (monitoring & reporting systems)
Effectiveness (clear objectives and procedures)
Coherence (internal policies integrated across university bodies)
Inclusion of external stakeholders
Significant participation from staff and students

To what extend do the following statements on internal governance arrangements apply to your HEI?
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Strongly disagree
Disagree
Agree
Strongly agree
Don't know
…enhance the strategic competences of the institution (long-term vision)
…are bureaucratic (time-consuming)
….create a strong focus on the quality of teaching & learning
…are characterized by clear responsibilities and duties
…are too dominated by the institutional leadership (president/rector)
…stimulate increased public-private partnerships & entrepreneurialism
….are capable of dealing with future challenges

Are students involved in management of your HEI? Do they participate in decision-making process at the institution?
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If yes, please specify what role/s they have:

Identify the three (3) most important aspects of the functioning of your HEI that need to be improved:
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