The Staff Development Unit of the Math Section conducted a workshop on The Common GFPA- Milestones. The workshop was conducted by the GFP co- ordinator of the IT Department , Dr Muhamed Basheer on 13th September,2018 in LR02. The workshop was headed by Dr. Khalifa Al Shaqsi , HoS ( Math Section). All Math staff attended the workshop.
The workshop was conducted to give an awareness to all math staff regarding GFP and its functioning. The workshop focused on the advancements of the Portfolio of the GFP. The speaker gave detailed idea about the GFP explaining about each stages. The workshop was done to prepare the staff for the pre audit as well as for the audit. The common GFPA is working on stage 4 .
All CoTs are following a common system and common material prepared by different colleges. He also discussed about the problems faced by the students without using the calculator as the handout is prepared according to the usage. He discussed that in terms of the percentage of results NCT stood third in Colleges of Technology.
Dr. Basheer mentioned that NCT has to prepare the seven criterias for staff and staff support services. He gave detailed report on the last CFPSATT meeting held at Muscat. In the workshop, he mentioned that NCT received great appreciation for preparing MPT. Also congratulated the working team for MPT. GSS was suggested for the students in mathematics also. The meeting discussed about the pilot run on the new GFP system which was conducted in the last summer semester and MPT piloting. The newly approved exam procedures was mentioned in which there will be an external moderation too.
The workshop was very informative and gave an overall outlook of the mechanism followed in the GFP. This also encouraged the staff to prepare for the audit as well as follow the system effectively.