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Sfakianaki, Eleni; Kaiseroglou, Nikolaos; Kakouris, Andreas – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2023
Purpose: Primary education (PE) forms the foundation of high-quality education systems, but it is often underestimated. This paper aims to develop and empirically validate a measurement instrument to study the current stage of total quality management (TQM) implementation in PE. Design/methodology/approach: This study developed a seven-dimensional…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Total Quality Management, Primary Education, Measures (Individuals)
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Brinia, Vasiliki; Poullou, Vasiliki; Panagiotopoulou, Angeliki-Rafailia – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to explore the perceptions of pre-school educators for the application of total quality philosophy in kindergartens in the prefecture of Corinthia, Greece. Dimensions, such as the adoption of quality philosophy in the pre-school unit by the superiors, the active participation of teachers in decision-making and human…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Kindergarten
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Georgiadou, Ioanna; Vlachou, Anastasia; Stavroussi, Panayiota – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe the development of a scale for the evaluation of the perceived quality of services provided to students with disabilities by Special Vocational Education (SVE) institutions in Greece. Design/methodology/approach: SVE service quality was approached on the basis of the performance-only model. The…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Students with Disabilities, Intellectual Disability, Special Education
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Psomas, Evangelos; Antony, Jiju – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to determine the main total quality management (TQM) elements adopted and the respective results achieved by higher education institutions (HEIs) in Greece. Design/methodology/approach: A research study was designed and carried out in private sector Greek HEIs. Fifteen HEIs were approached through interviews…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Total Quality Management, Higher Education, Statistical Analysis
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Saiti, Anna – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2012
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate whether educational leadership in Greece implements the values of total quality management and contributes to the improvement of the educational process, and to offer proposals for a framework of total quality management that would contribute to an improvement in the overall quality of the education process.…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Instructional Leadership, Total Quality Management
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Giavrimis, Panagiotis; Giossi, Stella; Papastamatis, Adamantios – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2011
Purpose: The aim of the present study is to investigate why teachers participate in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) programmes, what their sociological approaches are, and where they focus their attention in order to achieve the objectives of their training in these new technologies. Design/methodology/approach: The sample group of…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries, Cultural Context, Teacher Attitudes
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Tsinidou, Maria; Gerogiannis, Vassilis; Fitsilis, Panos – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2010
Purpose: The aim of this paper is to identify the quality determinants for education services provided by higher education institutions (HEIs) in Greece and to measure their relative importance from the students' points of view. Design/methodology/approach: A multi-criteria decision-making methodology was used for assessing the relative importance…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Quality Control, Measures (Individuals), Foreign Countries