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Nir, Adam; Bogler, Ronit – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2021
Purpose: Little is known about the impact external Viva examiners coming from the international community of scholars have on the quality of PhD research. This study aims to argue that the encounter between local and international examiners (IEs) is subject to various complexities, raising doubts about whether IEs' participation and approval of…
Descriptors: Examiners, Doctoral Students, Student Research, Doctoral Dissertations
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Roberts, Simon J.; Stott, Tim – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to study relative age effects (RAEs) in a selected sample of university students. The majority of education systems across the globe adopt age-related cut-off points for eligibility. This strategy has received criticism for (dis)advantaging those older children born closer to the "cut-off" date for…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Criticism, Age Differences, Foreign Countries
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Dean, Aftab; Gibbs, Paul – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2015
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate the purpose of the complex open system of higher education and to explore this transformative experience as personal flourishing, where students come to terms with a way of being, matching their potentiality with their agency and leading to profound happiness. There is influential, but not uncontested…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Attitudes, Student Experience, Life Satisfaction
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Stoten, David William – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2012
Purpose: This paper aims to focus on the changing nature of quality assurance systems within the sixth form college sector. Design/methodology/approach: Ten sixth form colleges were surveyed across England and staff from varying levels within college hierarchies questioned about how quality assurance systems were implemented. Research involved…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Quality Control, Foreign Countries, Quality Assurance
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Mertova, Patricie; Webster, Len – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2009
Purpose: This paper sets out to report on a research project investigating the academic voice in higher education quality in the UK and the Czech Republic. It aims to describe the origins and reasons for introducing quality monitoring and assurance into higher education, showing the differences and impacts on higher education quality in England…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Qualitative Research, Research Methodology, Educational Practices
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Reid, Ken – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2006
Purpose: The purpose of this research is to discuss the issue of managing and reducing school absenteeism and truancy. Design/methodology/approach: The article proposes the development and implementation of some long-term strategic approaches to tackling truancy and other forms of non-attendance from school. This article focuses on the innovative…
Descriptors: Truancy, Attendance Patterns, Foreign Countries, Strategic Planning