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Cardoso, Sónia; Rosa, Maria J.; Videira, Pedro – Quality in Higher Education, 2018
Academics' support for quality assurance (QA) depends on several factors, including their sense of ownership, which seems to be influenced by academics' participation in QA's implementation. This paper aims to understand whether this participation is indeed contributing to academics' ownership of QA. Findings from a survey of Portuguese academics'…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Teacher Participation, Program Implementation, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Liu, Qin; Liu, Li – Quality in Higher Education, 2018
Amidst the international movement toward establishing more rigorous external quality assurance, the recent quality assurance reform within the Ontario public university sector involves a shift of focus from external to internal quality assurance. This paper explores to what extent organisational learning was occurring at three comprehensive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Quality Assurance, Educational Change
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Buwalda, Nienke; Braspenning, Jozé; van Dijk, Nynke; Visser, Mechteld – Quality in Higher Education, 2018
A quality system (named GEAR; acronym for Combined Evaluation Audit Round in English), has been introduced in eight institutes of the Dutch general practitioner specialty training. This paper focuses on the local and national effects of GEAR. Seventeen semi-structured interviews were conducted with the directors and quality co-ordinators. At a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Family Practice (Medicine), Physicians, Semi Structured Interviews
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De Vincenzi, Ariana; Garau, Andrea; Guaglianone, Ariadna – Quality in Higher Education, 2018
Faced with the rapid pace of knowledge expansion, higher education institutions are challenged to raise the efficacy of student education, overcoming the traditionally rigid teaching-centred approach, and shifting the focus instead towards learning, while preparing competent professionals who are able to self-manage knowledge. This paper outlines…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Quality Assurance, Standards, Higher Education
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Winchester, Hilary; O'Brien, Darryl – Quality in Higher Education, 2018
Quality assurance codes and guidelines for systems of higher education change frequently and sometimes rapidly and dramatically. More often changes are gradual and incremental. This paper examines types of change to these codes and guidelines and uses strategic management theory to outline three modes of development and change. An example of…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Guidelines, Academic Standards, Higher Education
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Yokoyama, Keiko – Quality in Higher Education, 2018
This study aims to identify how uncertainty and insecurity in the post-2008 period have reshaped risk management in the university systems. The study scrutinises internal control in the contexts of the English university system and the State University of New York (SUNY) system. It utilises the concept of 'risk' by exploring 'risk society' theses.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Risk Management, Higher Education, Educational Finance
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Caspersen, Joakim; Smeby, Jens-Christian – Quality in Higher Education, 2018
Although grades are still considered important signifiers of graduates' quality, greater attention has been paid to other measures of learning outcomes in higher education. This shift in attention is attributed to an increased focus on study quality, employability, quality development and accountability. This article examines how grades relate to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Outcome Measures, Higher Education
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Scharager Goldenberg, Judith – Quality in Higher Education, 2018
This article reports the results of a study about the views of quality managers, in Chilean universities, with regard to the meaning of quality in higher education. The article begins with a brief description of Chilean higher education system. It portrays the context of the last 30 years, with a growing number of universities and little state…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Quality, College Administration, Educational History
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Vettori, Oliver – Quality in Higher Education, 2018
This article shows how the professional discourse on quality assurance in higher education is building on latent meaning structures that can be competing with each other and even subvert the messages on the manifest level. Taking the case of the Austrian higher education system as an example and employing a reconstructive-interpretative approach…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance, Discourse Analysis
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Pham, Huong Thi – Quality in Higher Education, 2018
Quality accreditation in higher education exists in many countries, including Vietnam. As of May 2018, 80 higher education institutions in Vietnam have officially been evaluated and recognised using the national quality standards. This study examined the impact of institutional accreditation on the evaluated university. The qualitative research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Accreditation (Institutions), National Standards
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Jingura, Raphael; Kamusoko, Reckson – Quality in Higher Education, 2018
Cross-border higher education (CBHE) has taken centre stage in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC). There has been increased trade in higher education services among member states of the SADC. This has necessitated regional regulatory cooperation in quality assurance and accreditation. SADC has established the Southern African Quality…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Quality Assurance, Guidelines, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Trifiro, Fabrizio – Quality in Higher Education, 2018
This paper presents the findings of a study undertaken by the United Kingdom Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), with support from the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE), aimed at investigating the challenges and limits to cross-border cooperation in the quality assurance of…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, International Education
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Lyytinen, Anu; Kohtamäki, Vuokko; Kivistö, Jussi; Pekkola, Elias; Hölttä, Seppo – Quality in Higher Education, 2017
Although the role and significance of the external stakeholders of higher education institutions has grown in recent years, quality assurance of stakeholder relationships remains a new phenomenon in the management practices of higher education institutions and in higher education research. Based on interviews and expert panel data, this article…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Higher Education, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries
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Leihy, Peodair; Salazar, José Miguel – Quality in Higher Education, 2017
This article offers a new approach to quality, focusing on the dimensions that gather around it. The mismatched goals of controlling and improving higher education continue to trouble the conceptual clarity of accountability. Quality in higher education emerges as something agreed upon (to varying efficacy) through accountability measures, rather…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Quality, Accountability, Foreign Countries
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Houston, Don; Hood, Cassandra – Quality in Higher Education, 2017
Conceptually, practically and rhetorically teaching is at the core of quality in higher education. University teaching preparation programmes (TPPs) are regularly advocated to foster enhancement of teaching but there remains limited evidence to demonstrate their effectiveness or impact as a quality improvement mechanism. Support for such…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Transfer of Training, Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Quality
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