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ERIC Number: EJ800431
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 9
ISSN: ISSN-0951-354X
A Quality Framework for Providers of Further Education in the German Context
Guellali, Chokri
International Journal of Educational Management, v22 n2 p129-134 2008
Purpose: The aim of this study is to show that it is not necessary to use one of the current models of quality management. Self-evaluation is to be considered as an essential practice for further education providers willing to improve their quality. The study aims to propose a quality framework with field-related criteria. Design/methodology/approach: The quality framework was developed on the base of a comparative model analysis. Its suitability was confirmed after an investigation with experts in further education. Findings: It is possible to use the same criteria by implementing different models. Practical implications: Quality criteria have to be completed with other instruments (indicators, reference parameters, etc.) in order to be operationalised. Originality/value: The quality framework developed in this work was conceived for the German context, but can be used in other countries. Learners are integrated in the concept as a determinant of quality.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Germany