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Satumari John Wafudu; Yusri Bin Kamin – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2024
Purpose: The issue of quality assurance in vocational and technical education (VTE) programs identifies a perilous need to develop a conceptual framework for teaching and learning standards. This study aims to identify standard components for teaching and learning to ensure quality delivery for the achievement of VTE objectives. The quality…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Quality Assurance, Academic Standards, Guidelines
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Laura Jarrell; Dale Kirby – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2024
Purpose: This paper aims to examine the roles of quality managers at community colleges, their experiences balancing accountability and improvement and their insights into the future of quality assurance. Design/methodology/approach: This phenomenological, qualitative study used semi-structured interviews with eight community college quality…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Foreign Countries, Quality Assurance, Administrators
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Lan Anh Nguyen – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2024
Purpose: Although student evaluation of teaching (SET) is widely used, there has been a significant disparity between its potential benefits with the actual impact on improving educational quality. This study aims to inquire into the factors contributing to this discrepancy and the underlying mechanisms hindering the effective utilisation of SET.…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Administrator Attitudes, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Foreign Countries
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Benz-Camino, Mariechen; Ramírez-Valdivia, Martha T.; Morales-Casetti, Marjorie; Sirias, Danilo – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2023
Purpose: This paper aims to present the lessons learned during the design and implementation of a quality assurance system (QAS) in an academic unit and considers the regulatory changes to institutional accreditation in Chilean higher education, the international standard ISO 21001:2018, and the stakeholders' requirements.…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Accreditation (Institutions), Higher Education
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Persad, Doodnath; Farrell, Permilla; Alonzo-Williams, Carla; Sargeant, Roxanne – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2023
Purpose: Unless higher education institutions ensure that first-rate academic programme offerings are supported with the provision of high-quality services, student satisfaction, retention, enrolment and ultimately, viability of the institutions will be adversely affected (Canic and McCarthy, 2000). The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Community Colleges, Educational Quality, Educational Assessment
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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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Tóth, Zsuzsanna; Bedzsula, Bálint Péter – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify and interpret the critical quality attributes of core educational services at the course level both with student and lecturer involvement. Significant differences between the viewpoints of these two directly involved stakeholder groups are also demonstrated to provide a better understanding of…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Student Attitudes, Likert Scales, Teacher Student Relationship
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Singh, Jitendra; Matthees, Barbara; Odetunde, AnaLisa – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is two-fold: to describe how Lean methodology can be used, during the COVID-19 pandemic, to enhance the learning experience for non-traditional adult learners (NALs) and to explore attitudes and perceptions of students toward the integration of Lean methodology in online classes. Design/methodology/approach:…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Nontraditional Students, Adult Students
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Fernández-Cruz, Francisco José; Rodríguez-Mantilla, Jesús Miguel; Fernández-Díaz, Ma José – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2019
Purpose: A growing number of schools are now implementing quality management systems (QMS). As a result, studies are being conducted to assess the educational benefits of these systems and their capacity to identify areas for improvement in school processes and performance. The purpose the present study is to assess the impact of ISO:9001…
Descriptors: Standards, Total Quality Management, Program Implementation, Educational Benefits
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Zawada, Britta – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the concept of a culture of high quality and show how a culture of high or exceptional quality goes beyond the functional apparatus of quality assurance, the so-called props on the stage, to the enactment and ultimately to the shared meaning-making and webs of significance for both the institution…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Quality Assurance, School Culture, Universities
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Arribas Díaz, Jorge Antonio; Martínez-Mediano, Catalina – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the application of quality management systems (QMS) based on international standards of quality in education (ISO 9001:2008) and ascertain the influence of this quality model on primary and secondary schools in Spain. Design/methodology/approach: The study was conducted in 26 publicly funded,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Total Quality Management, Educational Quality, International Organizations
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Rodriguez, Janette; Valenzuela, Madonna; Ayuyao, Nunilon – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2018
Purpose: Critical success factors (CSFs) in total quality management (TQM) implementation are vital to the quality improvement of organizations, including higher education institutions (HEIs). The present study aims to attempt to develop a TQM paradigm contextualized to HEIs in the Philippine setting. Design/methodology/approach: A total of 309…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Total Quality Management, Higher Education, Educational Quality
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Jastania, Raid A.; Balata, Gehan F.; Abd El-Hady, Mohamed I. S.; Gouda, Ahmad; Abd El-Wahab, Mohamad; Mohamad, Abeer S.; Ibrahim, Nashwa M.; Beshr, Eman; Mahdi, Abeer Y.; Mousa, Rabab; Tag, Batool F.; Hisham, Hadeel; El-Sofiani, Ibtehal – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: For any educational institution, student satisfaction is an important goal. Thus, the purpose of the study is to use a structured improvement process, define--measure--analyse--improve--control (DMAIC) methodology, to improve students' satisfaction regarding their learning experience at the College of Pharmacy/Umm Al-Qura University.…
Descriptors: Student Satisfaction, Student Experience, Student Attitudes, Student Surveys
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Nordstrum, Lee E.; LeMahieu, Paul G.; Dodd, Karen – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: This paper is one of seven in this volume elaborating different approaches to quality improvement in education. This paper aims to delineate a methodology called Deliverology. Design/methodology/approach: The paper presents the origins, theoretical foundations, core principles and a case study showing an application of Deliverology in the…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Educational Improvement, Case Studies
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Nordstrum, Lee E.; LeMahieu, Paul G.; Berrena, Elaine – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: This paper is one of seven in this volume elaborating upon different approaches to quality improvement in education. This paper aims to delineate a methodology called Implementation Science, focusing on methods to enhance the reach, adoption, use and maintenance of innovations and discoveries in diverse education contexts.…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Quality Assurance, Educational Improvement, Science Education
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