What is an Internal Facilitator (IF)?
An Internal Facilitator is a senior member of staff at Trinity College who plays a key supporting role during a Quality Review.They are not a member of the Review Team and do not have a role in drafting the review recommendations.
How is the Internal Facilitator (IF) appointed?
The Internal Facilitator is appointed in consultation with the Area under review. The criteria for selection of the Internal Facilitator is that they:
What is the role of the Internal Facilitator (IF)?
The role of the Internal Facilitator is:
What does being an Internal Facilitator (IF) involve?
The Internal Facilitator (IF) receives the Self-Assessment Report (SAR) and the schedule of meetings when the External Reviewers receive it (approximately 4 weeks before the site visit).
The Quality Office will organize a briefing meeting with the Internal Facilitator in the weeks before the review to answer any queries regarding the review process, their role in the review process and the review documentation. Following the teleconference, the Internal Facilitator will receive any additional information that the Reviewers have requested, and an updated schedule of meetings.
The Internal Facilitator should familiarize themselves with the location of the Area under Review and the venues for the various meetings. They should also know the location of the Davenport Hotel (where the reviewers are accommodated) and the restaurant, as they may be required to escort the Reviewers to the dinner with College Officers on Day 1.
The Internal Facilitator is required to attend all of the meetings on the schedule unless otherwise directed by the Quality Office or the Reviewers, and to attend the dinner with College Officers on the first night. Therefore, accepting the role of Internal Facilitator requires a time commitment of 2-3 full days and one evening.
If you have any queries regarding the role of the Internal Facilitator, please contact the Quality Office at firstname.lastname@example.org