Quality standards and the reflective tutor

Kate Ashcroft (Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Education, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK)
Lorraine Foreman‐Peck (Senior Lecturer in Professional Development, Westminster College, Oxford, UK)

Quality Assurance in Education

ISSN: 0968-4883

Publication date: 1 December 1996

Abstract

Discusses various definitions of quality and standards used within the college and university sector and highlights their advantages and disadvantages. Looks particularly at their implications for reflective practice. Argues that the various definitions of quality have implications for the ways in which professionalism is defined, and that some definitions may be inimical to the values encapsulated in the “reflective practitioner” model.

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Ashcroft, K. and Foreman‐Peck, L. (1996), "Quality standards and the reflective tutor", Quality Assurance in Education, Vol. 4 No. 4, pp. 17-25. https://doi.org/10.1108/09684889610146154

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1996, MCB UP Limited

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