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Dr. Girija N Srinivasalu
Director, QASDC

The Quality Assessment and Skill Development Center is established to increase the effectiveness of each member in particular and the institution as a whole. Based on the requirements of each institution, QASDC is offering varied training programs to all the faculties, including the supporting staff to help them to better their performances and to enhance their work skills. The center is also focusing on developing various kinds of assessment tools for all the staff members of The New Horizon Educational Institutions, in order to discover their potential and skills. With this assurance, the center ensures that all the members of the institution are availing of all help and support, that is provided by QASDC, for strengthening their capabilities, which in turn enables to empower the student fraternity.

Vision

To attain excellence and engender development within an educational system for individual and institutional qualitative progress.

Mission

To study academic capacities for preparing each one for qualitative sustenance and progress towards adaptability of the ever-hanging educational system.

Aims

  • To stimulate result-oriented development.
  • To provide clarity for standards of performance.
  • To provide opportunities for planned self – assessment.
  • To provide continual assistance for professional progress.
  • To create a climate for professional improvement in the individual and for the success of the institution.
  • To create competitive global social environment for the progress of all.

Objectives

  • To assess the quality of all the members in the institutions.
  • To provide competence in skills and techniques for qualitative transactions
  • To build the required competent capabilities in each member
  • To nurture the potential in each member to invent and innovate.
  • To identify the specific areas of interest for capacity building.
  • To organize faculty development programs like refresher and orientation courses for professional development.

Values

  • Integrity: the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles, while assessing and working towards excellence.
  • Confidentiality: protecting the information of the professionals and eventually helping them to progress.
  • Excellence: by identifying the potential, we try to facilitate each individual towards perfection, thereby surpassing ordinary standards.

What is QASDC

Quality

Quality is an organization’s guarantee that the service of it meets the accepted standards.

Assessment

The action or an instance of making a judgment through the process of testing, analyzing for a specific quality.

Skill

Quality is an organization’s guarantee that the service of it meets the accepted standards.

Development

Process of developing an individual, turn from beginner to novice, to intermediate, to senior and to an expert.

Center

Place where people are tested, analyzed or assessed in a specific process for quality through discussions, group tasks etc.

Why QASDC

  • The success of any institution lies in its commitment to provide opportunities for self-assessment and its analysis of strengths and weaknesses.
  • A critical assessment and analysis of the mechanisms and processes related to the functioning of the institution, has to strengthen the capabilities of its members.
  • This should highlight quality of all and take each one gradually towards self-improvement.

NHQASDC has been established with the main aim and goal of increasing the effectiveness of each member in particular and the institution as a whole. The center has focused on developing assessment tools for all the teaching and non-teaching members of New Horizon Educational Institutions, to know and understand their potential and to organize various kinds of relevant skill development programs.

The center ensures that all the members of New Horizon College of Engineering are provided help and support for strengthening their capabilities to empower the student fraternity at all levels in each department and in various fields.

In specific to New Horizon College of Engineering, the center has devised a variety of assessment tools and training programs in the form of faculty and management development programs, which focus on the overall development of the faculty members of various departments. We invite eminent and seasoned professionals to conduct these programs based on the requirement of each department.

Dr. Arun Bharadwaj
Dr. Bharadwaj commended the initiative taken by The New Horizon College of Engineering in enhancing the quality of higher education amongst the student fraternity. He appreciated the institution’s positive environment with its varied industry collaborated laboratories, which are conducive for producing creative and skilled individuals for society.

Dr. Arun Bharadwaj

Founder and chief mentor of Happiness Technology- ‘transforming good to great’
Dr. T.K.S Lakshmi
Dr. Lakshmi, having more than 30 years of experience in the field of education, opined that it was a wonderful experience for her to address the teaching and non-teaching faculty of New Horizon College of Engineering on the issues of human rights in general, and women’s rights in particular.

Dr. T.K.S Lakshmi

Retired educationist, former Dean and faculty of education at the Banasthali Vidyapith Rajasthan.
Dr. R Krishna
Dr. Krishna speaks about the warm reception given by The New Horizon College of Engineering during his presence whilst conducting faculty development program for the faculty members of all the departments. He also appreciated the new initiative of the establishment of the quality assessment and skill development center which is incidental in inspiring and ensuring the organization’s vision of creating qualitative educators.

Dr. R Krishna

Professor in management and CEO- Ramanuja management services- ‘nurturing human resources, enhancing performance’
C.V Ramanan
During C.V. Ramanan’s management development programme, he said that he experienced true leadership qualities and humanity in all the leaders of the departments and he wished that the institution would truly enable many leaders to contribute to the society.

C.V Ramanan

CEO, Ladder consultancy services pvt. Ltd,
Eshwar Sundaresan
As a freelance trainer in the field of education, Mr. Eshwar remarked that the institution celebrates the multi-cultural diversity of its students’ and teaching staff. He appreciated the professionalism in conducting faculty development programme which results in greater productivity and promoting a continual growth and development of the faculty and students alike.

Eshwar Sundaresan

Counselor, Life skills trainer, author and free-lance journalist
Dr. Guruprasad
During his deliberations Dr. Guruprasad opined that there are very good interactive set of teachers, who want to improve their personal profile for professional development. He was impressed by the excellent atmosphere and facilities provided by the institution. He promised that he would with the teachers for any kind of help they need.

Dr. Guruprasad

Professor, BMS College of Engineering
Dr. Asha Sidd
A Counselor/psychotherapist for nearly two decades is a very humane and compassionate person, who reaches out genuinely to touch hearts wherever she goes, in her professional and personal capacity. She has spoken about teachers as the assets of any institution; and conducting FDP with good instructions and interaction for them would lead to tremendous improvement of the institutions.

Dr. Asha Sidd

Psychologist, counselor, life coach, columnist, trainer and motivational speaker
Mr. T A. Sundar Anantha Raman
Mr. Sundar during his value education program appreciated the initiative of the institution in inculcating the values amongst engineering students.

Mr. T A. Sundar Anantha Raman

District President of Sathya Sai Seva organizations,
Dr. Ammita
Dr. Ammita mentioned that the institution’s progressive thoughts and willingness to invest towards faculty development programs is noteworthy. Understanding that not only academic knowledge but other skills also are equally important for the faculty to make an institution deliver success is laudable. The amount of research done by the QASDC team while planning of any FDP and providing need based solutions Via FDP sessions is truly commendable.

Dr. Ammita

Free-lance trainer specializing in people development, performance enhancement and program and project management