Quality Assurance in Education: Volume 17 Issue 1


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Measuring performance of virtual learning environment system in higher education

William Ho, Helen E. Higson, Prasanta K. Dey, Xiaowei Xu, Rami Bahsoon

The purpose of this paper is to measure the performance of commercial virtual learning environment (VLE) systems, which helps the decision makers to select the appropriate system…


Total quality management practices in Turkish primary schools

Fatih Töremen, Mehmet Karakuş, Tezcan Yasan

The purpose of this paper is to determine the extent of total quality management (TQM) practices in primary schools based on teachers' perceptions, and how their perceptions are…


Quality assurance in distance learning libraries

Manorama Tripathi, V.K.J. Jeevan

The paper aims to study how the present distance learning libraries can improve upon their existing services and introduce new ones to enhance quality of services to distance…


Principals' and students' perceptions on parental contribution to financial management in secondary schools in Kenya

Peter Kiplangat Koross, Moses Waithanji Ngware, Anthony Kiplangat Sang

The management of secondary schools in Kenya has faced a number of challenges over the past few years. These challenges have been manifested in the many ways including lack of…


Education hub at a crossroads: The development of quality assurance as a competitive tool for Singapore's private tertiary education

Fion Choon Boey Lim

This paper aims to examine the development and effectiveness of quality assurance as a competitive tool for Singapore's private tertiary education in an increasingly competitive…

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