Polytech INTL GROUP, PI and LBS, adopts a quality approach that aims to increase the satisfaction of students and other beneficiaries of its services as well as all interested parties.
This approach is reflected in the adoption of international norms and standards, in particular the European ESG quality assurance standard, the CTI accreditation framework, the international standard ISO21001:2018 and the international standard ISO10002:2018
The vision of Polytech Intl Group is :
" To be a world-class centre of excellence recognised for the quality and richness of its services in the field of education and research
The mission of Polytech Intl Group is to :
" Contribute to the training of elites capable of anticipating a changing future and managing a globalised economy"
Our main strategic orientations approved by the different governance bodies (Scientific Council, IS General Management and Board of Directors) are
- Strengthening the link with the professional world
- Improve the pedagogical, scientific and professional quality of the teaching staff
- Develop strategic partnership with foreign universities,
- Progressively integrating applied research
- Developing agile training courses focusing on innovation, sustainability and ethics
At Polytech INTL GROUP (PI and LBS) we have implemented a management system for education and training organisations in accordance with the requirements of the international standard ISO 21001:2018, according to which we are committed to meeting the requirements applicable to our services, to establishing and promoting the culture and practices of continuous improvement, and to taking into account the relevant pedagogical, didactic, scientific and technical developments in order to create managers with strong scientific, technical and managerial skills
In addition, we reiterate our commitment to being a socially responsible institution that takes into account the needs and expectations of stakeholders and respects and protects intellectual property.
In addition, for the benefit of our students and all stakeholders, we are implementing a complaints and appeals handling process in accordance with the guidelines of the international standard ISO 10002: 2018. This approach provides a calm and secure framework for handling complaints and appeals with enhanced guarantees of transparency, accessibility, objectivity and responsiveness.
Polytech Intl Group(PI and LBS) reinforces its commitment to intellectual property protection, plagiarism prevention and detection by providing its teachers and students with access to the URKUND similarity detection platform.
This platform allows for the analysis of student work submitted in digital form, to locate and identify paragraphs similar to texts available online and whose sources are not cited.
This approach aims to improve the quality of student deliverables and to encourage students to work harder to produce authentic, high value-added content.
Compliance with regulatory and legal requirements
Polytech Intl Group(PI and LBS) takes all necessary steps to comply with the regulatory and legal requirements applicable to its services, in particular
- The decree of the Minister of Higher Education of 28 September 2000, approving the specifications governing the organisation and operation of private higher education institutions and all related texts.
- Organic Law No. 2004-63 of 27 July 2004 on the protection of personal data
- The current accreditation guides published by the Ministry of Higher Education
- Law No. 2009-11 of 2 March 2009, promulgating the code on safety and prevention of fire, explosion and panic risks in buildings
- Any other legal and regulatory requirements applicable to our services
Polytech Intl Group(PI and LBS) implements a regulatory monitoring and compliance verification process and takes the necessary steps to meet any applicable compliance requirements.
Polytech Intl Group (PI and LBS) has put in place a wide range of high quality and highly employable training courses with the aim of improving the knowledge of its graduates and enabling them to acquire the necessary skills to understand, master and adapt to the new competitive context.
The Strategic Orientation and Quality Support Council (COSAQ) meets twice a year with professionals to study the reforms needed to better adapt training courses to the job market.
In addition, the ALMUNI association conducted a satisfaction survey among former graduates to measure their professional integration and to collect their suggestions. The feedback from Polytech Int Group graduates (PI and LBS) testifies to the quality of our courses.
In addition, the group has consolidated its consultation with professionals through a satisfaction survey.
Although the employability rate of our graduates is close to 100% for all courses, Polytech Intl Group (PI and LBS) is constantly seeking innovative and competitive training schemes.
Quality of teaching
POLYTECH INTL pays attention to the quality of its teaching in order to provide both technical and managerial training to its students, who will be able to creatively mobilise the knowledge acquired during their studies, to take on responsibilities and to lead projects.
This objective is based on the following measures:
- Practical lessons which represent 30% of the training,
- The adequacy between the learning objectives of the courses and the competences targeted by the study programme through periodically updated module sheets,
- Complementarity between the forms of teaching offered (courses, seminars, practical work, participation in research work, e-learning, etc.),
- How students are introduced to research activities through innovative projects,
- Teaching and study conditions (equipment of classrooms and laboratories, reading and working spaces, documentary resources, computer tools and supports, ....),
- The integration of professionals in the teaching with a percentage of 20%,
- The teaching of certain modules in companies,
- Fostering student autonomy through flipped classrooms.
Evaluation of courses
One week before the end of the course, an e-mail is sent to the students inviting them to assess the contribution of each of the lessons they have attended. The anonymous questionnaire is open for a fortnight on a google form.
Department heads encourage students to respond to the evaluation questionnaire through class representatives.
Teachers are encouraged to set aside ten minutes in each lesson for students to complete the questionnaire on their computers or mobile phones. Ideally, this opportunity is given to students at the end of a session, at the beginning of the assessment period. The teacher leaves the room after explaining to the students how to access the assessment.
The questionnaire consists of 10 questions for each course, divided into the following criteria
- purpose and content,
- control of knowledge,
- workload and overall assessment
For block courses, a specific assessment period is defined in agreement with the teachers responsible.
Polytech Intl Group (PI and LBS) implements a periodic evaluation process of the quality of its services which aims at continuously satisfying the future engineers and other beneficiaries of its services in order to identify their expectations and the necessary actions for improvement and to redefine new priorities if necessary.
The quality approach of Polytech Intl Group (PI and LBS) is aimed at representative stakeholders, namely
- The students
Students are in constant contact with the school management. They
are represented in the scientific council, and participate in periodic meetings with the department heads.
In addition, a satisfaction survey on the services provided by the school was initiated in 2015 and covered all administrative structures, the overall quality of teaching, the follow-up of studies and the material conditions of the courses.
In addition, a second survey for the evaluation of teaching by students was launched to collect, at the end of each semester, their assessments of the quality of the teaching provided.
- The parents
Polytech Intl Group (PI and LBS) always listens to the parents of its students through meetings, direct contacts and the satisfaction survey. The group has launched a survey for parents to measure their level of satisfaction and to implement administrative and educational reform initiatives. The survey aims to evaluate the reception and communication, behaviour and feedback of the dependent student as well as the fees.
- The companies
Polytech Intl Group (PI and LBS) considers professionals as privileged partners who must be listened to and whose expectations must be integrated in relation to the skills required of its graduates. The group considers employers to be an essential link in the continuous improvement of programmes and teaching methods, and in the development of the skills to be acquired by our students in line with the changing needs of the market.
In this perspective, several channels are put in place, namely: the participation of professionals in the scientific council, the meetings, and the survey to measure the satisfaction of the professionals, mainly concerning the appreciation of our graduates/trainees and the evaluation of the interactions with Polytech Intl Group (PI and LBS).
- The teachers
Consultation with the teachers is implemented through meetings with the heads of departments and participation in the scientific council and pedagogical committees.
committees. In addition, a teacher satisfaction survey was launched and focused on the conduct of courses and the material and general conditions.
- The administrative framework
Consultation with the administrative staff is ongoing through their participation in various internal evaluation and listening meetings, direct contact with the management and the satisfaction survey.
the management and the satisfaction measurement survey. The purpose of the latter is to determine the expectations of the administrative staff with regard to the work itself and the establishment (feeling of belonging, material resources, etc.).
Aware of the importance of listening to learners, Polytech Intl Group, PI and LBShas opted for the implementation of a procedure for handling complaints and appeals in a secure and peaceful environment. This approach, which follows the guidelines of the ISO 10002:2018 standard, will be crowned by certification according to this standard. The procedure The complaints and appeals handling system is being introduced with a view to improving the average response time and the satisfaction rate of stakeholders.
Following the creation of the sister institution LBS, the COSAQ was extended to LBS, with the participation of the Director and the heads of the LBS departments.
- Proposing orientation and action plans for the future development of Polytech Intl and LBS and monitoring their implementation,
- The proposal of initiatives for the development of synergies between the two institutions,
- The introduction of the quality approach within the institution.
Since September 2018, the CTI (Commission des Titres d'Ingénieurs en France) has granted us the EUR-ACE label for the IRM and Mechatronics engineering degrees. Thus Polytechnique Intl became the second accredited public school and the only one in the field of mechatronics. The EUR-ACE label, awarded to the school, underlines the high standards of the curriculum. This label offers students: the guarantee of skills and knowledge in accordance with European standards, greater European mobility, an asset to be valued during recruitment.
With the creation of its PI-R&D-Lab research laboratory, Polytech Intl aims to join forces with other national and international laboratories to carry out joint projects, particularly in the context of the H2020 programme. A group of students from Polytech Intl has requested the school's assistance in creating a Junior Enterprise.
In addition, Polytech Intl would like to use Startup Intl to create innovative projects capable of developing appropriate products and services, in which Polytech Intl would be a stakeholder.
In accordance with the will expressed through the strategic orientations of Polytech Intl, particular attention has been given to the participation of the school in the accomplishment of certain services in favour of the ecosystem.