Quality Assurance in Education: Volume 2 Issue 2


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Evaluating Teaching Quality throughout a University: A Practical Scheme Based on Self‐assessment

Henry Ellington, Gavin Ross

Recognizes that universities are coming under increasing pressure from anumber of sources to produce evidence of the quality of their teaching.Outlines the approach to evaluating…


Quality for Some? What about the Rest

Phil Race

Takes a sharp look at the nature of assessment, and in particular at allthe people that become excluded from education provision because they donot happen to be skilled at…


Appraising Classroom Teaching in Higher Education: An Alternative Approach

John C. Adams

Some form of appraisal at the point of delivery is of value in auniversity context, and where it does not exist is likely to be requiredby external agencies. Argues that a…


Total Quality Management and School Restructuring : Georgia′s Approach to Educational Reform

L. David Weller, Sylvia H. Hartley

School restructuring efforts in the USA have failed in the past becauseno clear conceptual model or delivery system existed which allowed forunified implementation of…


Peer Observation of Teaching Performance by Action Enquiry

Myra Hodgkinson

Reviews a research project which examines a small team of lecturersparticipating in peer observation of teaching performance. Provides areview of background literature from which…


Value from Audit: Audit Code of Practice – Institutional Manual

David Dow

In the UK, higher education organizations (HEOs) are obliged to pay bothfor external audit (which must be provided by a professional auditingfirm) and internal audit (which may be…

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