Quality Assurance in Education: Volume 16 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: Emerging systems of educational quality assessment in developing countries

Guest Editors: Niaz Ahmed

The phases and paradoxes of educational quality assurance: The case of the Singapore education system

Pak Tee Ng

The purpose of this paper is to highlight three important insights into educational quality assurance, using Singapore as a case study. It is useful to policy makers and…


Understanding quality assurance: a cross country case study

Fion Choon Boey Lim

The purpose of this paper is to examine the level of understanding between an Australian university and its offshore partner institution, on quality assurance. It attempts to…


Institutionalisation in a newly created private university

Peter Hodson, Michael Connolly, Said Younes

The purpose of this paper is to examine the introduction of a quality assurance system in a new, private university in Syria, and considers the extent to which the theoretical…


School supervision and evaluation in China: the Shanghai perspective

John Chi‐kin Lee, Daoyong Ding, Huan Song

The purpose of this paper is to discuss recent developments in school developmental supervisory evaluation in the Pudong New Area of Shanghai in the Chinese Mainland.


Standards to assure quality in tertiary education: the case of Tanzania

Timothy Manyaga

The purpose of this paper is to provide information on development of standards in Tanzania which may be of help to training providers in other countries as they seek to improve…


The impact of quality assurance measures on student services at the Japanese and Thai private universities

David T. Gamage, Jaratdao Suwanabroma, Takeyuki Ueyama, Sekio Hada, Etsuo Sekikawa

The purpose of the paper is to ascertain students' perceptions on quality of services provided by private universities in Thailand and Japan and how these affected decisions…

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