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Bruce-Twum, Ernest – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2023
Purpose: Private universities in Ghana are perceived to offer low-quality education, even though the few studies conducted have produced contradictory findings. In addition to the paucity of research in this area, the debate has not largely reflected the views of alumni. This study aims to present the perspectives of a major stakeholder group in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Accounting, Business Administration Education
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Muslim, Ahmad Bukhori; Hamied, Fuad Abdul; Gaffar, Moh Fakry; Asuan, Maria Elvira; Samsudin, Syakirah; Diteeyont, Watsatree; Margana, Margana; Suryani, Ani Wilujeng; PNG, Jessie; Solihat, Rini; Priyantin, Tina; Cassandra, Nina; Gunadi, Gunadi; Sitthikorn, Sumalee – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2023
Purpose: This study aims to explore some benefits and challenges of establishing an international accreditation for teacher education institutions (TEIs) by AsTEN Quality Assurance Agency. This specific accreditation agency is expected to improve the quality of teaching, learning and research at TEIs in ASEAN region. Design/Methodology/Approach:…
Descriptors: International Education, Teacher Education Programs, Accreditation (Institutions), College Faculty
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Costa, Danilo de Melo – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2022
Purpose: Canada is a country that has a democratized higher education system, based on solid principles of access, quality and accountability. Brazil, on the other hand, is a country that seeks to advance its higher education system. For this reason, this paper aims to understand with the main stakeholders of the systems, the perceptions in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Cultural Differences, Access to Education
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Ramírez-Valdivia, Martha T.; Latorre, Paulina – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to identify any relation between the strategies defined in Chilean higher education institutions strategic planning and the compliance with both national accreditation criteria and the dimensions of an integrated internationalization approach, allowing to determine if standards and funding policies shape…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Quality Assurance, Factor Analysis, Universities
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López, Daniel A.; Espinoza, Oscar; Rojas, María J.; Crovetto, Mirta – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to review processes of accreditation for Chilean Universities. Along with cataloguing evolutionary milestones, the study analyses effects at the institutional and program levels. Design/methodology/approach: The study adopts a meta-evaluative approach and is based on secondary information sources, including both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accreditation (Institutions), Higher Education, Institutional Evaluation
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Duque, Juan Felipe – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to analyze how the legitimacy of the policy of external quality assurance (EQA) in Colombian higher education has evolved over the past 30 years through an examination of its two main instruments: the compulsory control of minimum quality standards for academic programs and institutions (registro calificado) and…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Quality
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Almeida, Mariza; Plonski, Guilherme Ary; Axel-berg, Justin; Baeta, Adelaide; Terra, Branca; Simões, Bruno; Etzkowitz, Henry – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2022
Purpose: This paper aims to propose a performance measurement system to evaluate the key aspects of entrepreneurial activities in Brazilian universities. Design/methodology/approach: This study was developed in two phases. Both phases consisted of a survey sent to Brazilian universities (public, private and not-for-profit) whose technology…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Universities
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Marquina, Monica; Gimenez, Graciela; Rodríguez, Wenceslao; Mazzeo, Ignacio – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to study how quality assurance (QA) has impacted Argentina's higher education system, how QA tasks are reflected on the organizational structure of institutions, which kind of professional profiles the new QA staff assume and to what extent university life is reconfigured from these changes.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Quality Assurance, Universities, Educational Quality
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Didou Aupetit, Sylvie – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to analyze the external quality assurance (EQA) strategies of Technological Institutes (TIs) in Mexico, between 2010 and 2020. For this purpose, this study tracks sectoral reforms and institutional adaptation processes toward fulfilling accreditation indicators. This study considers accreditation as an emergent strategy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Martínez Larrechea, Enrique; Chiancone, Adriana – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe and interpret the atypical case of Uruguay related to quality assurance, evaluation and accreditation of Higher Education in Uruguay. Design/methodology/approach: To do so, a Higher Education conceptual framework is developed, focusing on quality assurance and formulating some…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Quality Assurance, Educational Quality
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Springer, Mark Christopher; Tyran, Craig K. – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to describe the development and validation of a student survey instrument to assess academic advising services. The instrument was based on the SERVQUAL scale, a well-known instrument for service quality. Design/methodology/approach: A quantitative methodology was used. Data were collected through a structured…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Quality Assurance, Student Surveys, Test Construction
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Baglione, Stephen L.; Smith, Zachary – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to determine whether students perceive grade inflation as a problem. It questions whether differences exist in perceptions based upon gender and grade point average (GPA). Design/methodology/approach: Previously validated scales were used to assess perceptions. The sample included 108 full-time…
Descriptors: Grade Inflation, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Gender Differences
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Pattnaik, Pinaki Nandan; Shukla, Mahendra Kumar – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to propose a model developed through a thorough qualitative analysis of pertinent stakeholder perceptions that can be used to map Master of Business Administration (MBA) students' aspirations, goals, strengths and weaknesses to create optimal interventions and enable better employability.…
Descriptors: Objectives, Employment Potential, Stakeholders, Models
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Ohanu, Ifeanyi Benedict; Shodipe, Taiwo Olabanji; Ohanu, Chinenye Maria-Goretti; Anene-Okeakwa, Josephine E. – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2022
Purpose: This study aims to investigate the effects of quality blended learning systems (QBLS) on the improvement of undergraduate students' skills through the use of the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) and the Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) model. Design/methodology/approach: The study sample includes 1,200 subjects of which 126 and 1,074…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Blended Learning, Undergraduate Students, Skill Development
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Dervenis, Charalampos; Fitsilis, Panos; Iatrellis, Omiros – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to thoroughly assemble, analyze and synthesize previous research to investigate and identify teaching staff competencies derived from the roles and tasks attributed to university professors. Design/methodology/approach: In this literature review, the authors looked at both the conceptual framework exploring…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Educational Research, Teacher Competencies, College Faculty
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