The CEU UCH’s Strategic Development and Quality Unit's purpose is to encourage a culture of innovation and excellence in the education of our students.
The Strategic Development and Quality Unit (Unidad de Desarrollo Estratégico y Calidad, UDEC) encourages, facilitates and administers activities in the strategic development and quality areas for all the faculties, schools, campuses and services of the CEU Cardenal Herrera University (CEU UCH).
Since it was established in 2005-2006, under the initial name of the Technical Unit for Quality, it has sought to support the constant improvement of the University’s study programmes and processes, adherence to national and regional legislation, and coherence with the rest of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).
At the UDEC, we seek to realize our Rector’s vision and directives, working in close collaboration with the University’s governance bodies, study programme administrators and University services, together with all those who form part of our university community. In this way, we strive to ensure that projects are carried out to a high standard, encouraging a culture of innovation and excellence in education, with the University’s strategic objectives in mind. The ultimate aim is to make CEU UCH an outstanding institution within the European Higher Education Area.
The Strategic Development and Quality Unit (UDEC) is an administrative department which serves all the University’s faculties, schools, and campuses and it is structured as follows:
Strategic Development and Quality Unit (UDEC)
Carrer Assegadors, 2
46115 Alfara del Patriarca - Valencia
Vice-Rector for Strategic Development and Communication, and General
Deputy Vice-Rector for Strategic Development and Communication, and Quality Coordination Officer
The UDEC provides the following services:
The UDEC is responsible for the continuous improvement of the CEU Cardenal Herrera University’s processes and services. Our ultimate aim is to ensure that the University is a leading higher education institution, with outstanding teaching and efficient and reliable services. The UDEC is open to collaboration with the whole university community – students, lecturers and administrative and service staff. By working as a team, we can achieve continuous improvement.
Results reports for the DOCENTIA programme.
Results reports for the DOCENTIA +CEU programme
The UDEC works closely with the University Statistical Service in the collation of the appropriate data and the creation of the necessary documentation the service requires, including:
The UDEC design and administers satisfaction surveys for different interest groups with regard to the quality of the educational programmes the University provides:
The UDEC may also be required to undertake research regarding the degree of user satisfaction with the implementation of projects undertaken by the different services, faculties and senior university management.
The University’s awards for innovation, known as the Premios a la Innovac(c)ión, take place on an annual basis and are organized by the Office of the Vice-Rector for Strategic Development and Communication. The aim is to promote innovative initiatives which seek to improve quality in the provision of general services.
Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera (2011). V Premios a la innovación y mejora de la docencia y los servicios. Curso 2009-2010. Madrid: CEU Ediciones. ISBN: 978-84-15382-38-6.
Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera (2010). III y IV Premios a la Innovación y mejora de la docencia y los servicios. Cursos 2007-2008 y 2008-2009. Madrid: CEU Ediciones. ISBN: 978-84-92989-24-9. Disponible en: Biblioteca Valencia. Signatura: 37 TER. Biblioteca Elche. Signatura: 37 TER ter.
Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera (2008). II Premios a la Innovación y mejora de la docencia y los servicios 2006/07. Madrid: CEU Ediciones. ISBN: 978-84-92456-27-7. Disponible en: Biblioteca Valencia. Signatura: 37 SEG.
Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera (2007). Premios a la Innovación y mejora de la docencia y los servicios 2005/06. Madrid: CEU Ediciones. ISBN: 978-84-96860-46-9.
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