Quality Assurance in Education: Volume 12 Issue 3


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Quality as pedagogy of confinement: is there an alternative?

Paul Gibbs, Melpo Iacovidou

This paper argues for good higher education in which academics and students take responsibility for their scholarly activities. This ought to be the goal for higher education, not…


Economic rationalism: serving tertiary business education needs? The Australian case

Ewa Maria Richter, Ernest Alan Buttery

Economic rationalism is a major driver of the education system in many parts of the world. In the scramble to facilitate economic rationalism, the education needs required at…


A critical evaluation of academic internal audit

Jacqueline Ann Blackmore

This account of internal audit is set within the context of higher education in the UK and a fictitiously named Riverbank University. The study evaluates the recent introduction…


The impact of a national policy to enhance teaching quality and status, England, the United Kingdom

David Gosling

The Teaching Quality Enhancement Fund was established by the Higher Education Funding Council for England, UK, with the declared aims of enhancing the quality of teaching and…

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