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Mrunal Chavda; Harsh Patel; Hetav Bhatt – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2024
Purpose: This study aims to examine the effectiveness of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)-based English textbooks and question papers in developing second-language higher-order thinking skills (HOTS). Design/methodology/approach: Descriptive analysis establishes a causal relationship between learning objectives and second language…
Descriptors: Textbooks, English (Second Language), Thinking Skills, Skill Development
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Fiskia Rera Baharuddin; Amiruddin Amiruddin; Nurlaela Nurlaela; Wirawan Setialaksana – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2024
Purpose: This study explores the relationships among multiple factors, including growth mindset, lifelong learning and continuous professional development (CPD), influencing teachers' integration of information and communication technology (ICT) into their teaching methods. Design/methodology/approach: The study involved 1,095 Indonesian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Faculty Development, Continuing Education
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Dube-Xaba, Zanele; Makae, Malehlohonolo Precious – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2022
Purpose: The aim of quality assessment is to support the development of learners' competencies as required in 21st century economies. This paper aims to analyse the role and understanding of heads of department (HoDs) regarding quality assessment and the moderation of school-based assessment (SBA) tasks in tourism, which is a subject in the…
Descriptors: Tourism, Secondary School Curriculum, Quality Assurance, Department Heads
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Oczkowicz, Joanna; Myszewski, Jan M. – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to investigate the system of factors influencing the efficiency of internal evaluation in Polish secondary schools. Design/methodology/approach: Data collected in interviews with evaluation experts and teachers on the barriers to the efficiency of internal evaluation and their causes were subjected to a…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Foreign Countries, Self Evaluation (Groups), Efficiency
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Dar, Wahid Ahmad – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to explore the contextual problems and priorities that create tensions in the implementation of activity-based learning reforms such as learning enhancement through active pedagogy in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). By doing so, it aims to understand the relevance of activity-based learning (ABL) in diverse contexts as…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Public Schools
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Kundu, Arnab; Bej, Tripti – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2021
Purpose: The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic led education institutions to move all face-to-face (F2F) courses online. The situation is unique in that teachers and students can make a direct comparison of their courses before (F2F) and after COVID-19 (online). This study aims to analyze teachers' viewpoints for this unprecedented change.…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Characteristics, Secondary School Teachers, Self Efficacy
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Inan, Serhat; Karaca, Mehmet – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2021
Purpose: The main purpose of this study was to explore the quality assurance practices in teaching English to young learners (TEYL) settings during the sudden switch to digital education. The investigation of the issue was conducted through triple perspectives including institutional, teacher and learner dimensions. Design/methodology/approach: A…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Online Courses
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Golding, Paul; Jackson, Camille Althea – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2021
Purpose: Amid the worldwide lockdown and emergency transition to online classes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, this paper aims to examine high school students' satisfaction in this unique learning environment. Design/methodology/approach: An exploratory factor analysis (EFA) was first used to extract a set of important factors from a number of…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Satisfaction, Adolescents, COVID-19
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Soria-García, José; Martínez-Lorente, Ángel Rafael – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate how quality culture influences the relationship between total quality management (TQM) and secondary school students' perceived service quality (PSQ). Design/methodology/approach: The authors underpin research to analyse the effect of quality culture and TQM practices on PSQ. The sample included…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Total Quality Management, Secondary School Students, School Culture
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Khanolainen, Daria – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2019
Purpose: In 2010, the Russian Federation began introducing the new educational standards as a national reform designed to improve education quality. This study aims to identify how teachers feel about the reform to evaluate its intermediate effects. Design/methodology/approach: The study took place in Tatarstan, one of the regions of Russia. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Academic Standards, Educational Change
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Wilkerson, Judy R. – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2019
Purpose: K-20 accreditation is contingent on having policies and procedures that provide evidence of quality assurance (QA) and quality improvement (QI), viewed here as the first of two conflicting paradigms, requiring concurrent expressions of excellence and need. Standardized summative assessments using the traditional tabular rubric design…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Quality Control
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Yousef, Darwish Abdulrahman – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2019
Purpose: The present study aims to investigate the effects of a number of demographic and academic factors, such as gender, age, nationality (Emirati vs non-Emirati), high school major (arts vs science) and high school score, on the academic performance -- measured by overall grade point average -- of undergraduate students majoring in statistics…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Statistics, Undergraduate Students, Generalization
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Ezenwaji, Ifeyinwa O.; Otu, Mkpoikanke Sunday; Ezegbe, Bernedeth N.; Okide, Charity C.; Eseadi, Chiedu – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2019
Purpose: This study aims to determine the extent school-based management committee (SBMC) participates in enhancing quality assurance in secondary school management in Enugu state, Nigeria. Design/methodology/approach: A total of 1,305 people participated in the study, which included a sample of 843 comprising 281 principals in all the public…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, School Based Management, Community Involvement, Quality Assurance
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Yamamoto, Kentaro; Lennon, Mary Louise – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2018
Purpose: Fabricated data jeopardize the reliability of large-scale population surveys and reduce the comparability of such efforts by destroying the linkage between data and measurement constructs. Such data result in the loss of comparability across participating countries and, in the case of cyclical surveys, between past and present surveys.…
Descriptors: Measurement, Deception, Data, Identification
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Blasius, Jörg – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2018
Purpose: Evidence from past surveys suggests that some interviewees simplify their responses even in very well-organized and highly respected surveys. This paper aims to demonstrate that some interviewers, too, simplify their task by at least partly fabricating their data, and that, in some survey research institutes, employees simplify their task…
Descriptors: Interviews, Data, Deception, Foreign Countries
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