Control of knowledge and skills
With regard to the evaluation modalities, some general remarks are in order:
- All the assessment procedures are in the TAIGA forms (platform for managing teaching in the ENSAs) which can be consulted by students;
- Self-assessment procedures are designed to develop autonomy and critical thinking skills;
- The make-up sessions take into account the general organisation of the examinations and aim to provide adequate preparation time;
The minimum mark for projects and seminars is 10. For the other courses, the minimum mark of 8 is not compensable but can be made up. At the end of the remedial course, the better of the two marks is retained, a mark below 8 being eliminatory. It is possible for the student to carry over a mark where he/she has had the average to the year above, except for the courses making up the project unit, for which they must be represented in their entirety.
An examination and make-up session is organised every semester. There are no make-up exams in the project workshops.
- The organisation of the semester juries is an essential point: there are cross juries in the project reports with other teachers or even invited external personalities; there are also external juries as well as the licence juries whose composition is fixed by the 2005 decree;
- Cross seminars ;
- For the defence, we note the organisation of a licence jury which validates the student's course, a defence in seminar and in study report and a national jury for the defence of the PFE and the research course.
ENSA Normandie also issues a diploma supplement for each of its students who hold a Bachelor's or Master's degree, in accordance with the legislation in force.
Bachelor's semester and Master's study area coordinators
In order to ensure student success, semester coordinators and study area managers are appointed by the Pedagogical and Scientific Council (PSC).
The coordinator :
- ensures the coherence of the courses offered during the semester with regard to the teaching plan in conjunction with the SPC;
- ensures the coordination of the teaching schedule (intensive courses, courses, exams, travel, returns, etc.) in conjunction with the training and pedagogy department;
- is the contact person for the administration and the semester student delegates;
- has an advisory role to the PSC in the drafting of job profiles for recruitment;
- coordinates the expression of needs in order to budget for annual expenditure;
- centralizes the teaching evaluations at each teachers' seminar:
- offers regular sessions to students to explain working methods, expectations and timetable.
Semester or study area coordinators will be given a teaching load of 10 hours.
Evaluation of teaching
Each semester, students are asked to evaluate their courses. At the end of the questionnaire, the results of the students' evaluation of the courses are automatically made available to the teachers concerned.
The evaluation of teaching is semi-annual and annual. Each teacher is also asked by the SPC to make an annual assessment of his or her activities and wishes for repositioning for the following year. ENSA Normandie has set up a student representation system by appointing student referents for each semester, which facilitates dialogue on the implementation and running of the courses.
ENSA Normandie will also have a Student Life Observatory at the start of the 2021 academic year, a permanent monitoring system with clear missions and governance that can ensure quantitative and qualitative analysis of the data collected.
The Observatory's missions include
- Analysis of statistical data with regular publications;
- Setting up surveys on topics of interest to students;
- Monitoring of the professional integration of students following the validation of the various diplomas;
- Evaluation of teaching ;
- The centralisation of practical information useful to students etc.
- From the start of the 2022 academic year, the Internship Office will be able to support students in their integration into the professional world.