Quality Assurance in Education: Volume 2 Issue 1


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The Behavioural Aspects of Quality Assurance: Lessons from Internal Auditing

Gerald Vinten

The behavioural aspects of educational quality assurance receive almostno recognition or comment. The process is represented solely by thewritten reports, which are the end…


From Quality Assessment to Quality Enhancement : A Framework

Ann Rippin, Jeremy White, Peter Marsh

A practical inquiry into the best way to introduce quality in anacademic context, working through a consultancy approach. Describes thedevelopment and refinement of a framework…


Quality Assurance in Secondary Education

Richard Freeman

Discusses the need for secondary schools to own quality assurance andnot to see it as an external imposition. Identifies four principles forschool quality assurance: a focus on…


Quality Assurance in Teacher Education : A Case Study

David Blake

As a new framework for quality assurance in teacher education emerges,internal and external constituencies with an interest in teachereducation quality are making burdensome…


Total Quality Management Applied to Engineering Education

Majid Jaraiedi, David Ritz

A methodology demonstration using Quality Function Deployment (QFD) as atool to explore some key elements of higher education. QFD is mostcommonly applied in industrial settings…

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