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Annual Academic Monitoring

Annual Academic Monitoring (AAM) is a well-established component of the University calendar and is a crucial element of our procedures for the quality assurance and enhancement of learning and teaching at St Andrews. This process requires all Schools in the University to submit an annual report to the Academic Monitoring Group reflecting on their previous year's teaching. Further information on the process is available in the AAM Flowchart (PDF, 215 KB)

The AAM report pro forma 2017-18 (PDF, 60 KB) gives the core headings which the Schools were asked to use in preparation of their submission.

AAM data is available to University staff. If you experience any access difficulties please contact Nikki Broughton via

This regular monitoring of quality and standards is supplemented by a more thorough review, with external participation, every 6 years through a programme of University-led Reviews of Learning and Teaching.

Dissemination event

Some of the interesting and innovative practices emerging from the AAM reports feature an the annual dissemination event. The programme (PDF, 272 KB) for the 2017 event highlights the topics which were presented and discussed in small groups. 

General enquiries

Nicola Milton
Head of Education Policy & Quality
+44 (0)1334 46 2131

Ros Campbell
Academic Policy Officer (Quality), Proctor's Office
+44 (0)1334 46 3600