Quality Assurance in Education: Volume 25 Issue 3


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Comparing perceived learning experiences of two concurrent cohorts under curriculum reform in Hong Kong: A multiple-group confirmatory factor analysis approach

Yue Zhao, Jenny M.Y. Huen, Michael Prosser

Hong Kong has undergone extensive curriculum reform and shifted from a three-year to a four-year university system. With a nuanced look at the impact of the curriculum reform, the…

Aligning accreditation and academic program reviews: a Canadian case study

Lynne Bowker

This paper aims to investigate the potential benefits and limitations associated with aligning accreditation and academic program reviews in post-secondary institutions, using a…

Quality of Malaysian teachers based on education and training: A benefit and earnings returns analysis using human capital theory

Ramlee Ismail, Marinah Awang

The purpose of this paper is to investigate how the quality of teachers based on education and training provided under new reform policies in Malaysia affects their earnings…


Managerialism and the risky business of quality assurance in universities

Annemarie Davis

This paper aims to identify what is needed to enhance academic quality assurance in a university, with specific efforts to reduce the risks associated with ritualised quality…

Internal quality assurance systems: “tailor made” or “one size fits all” implementation?

Sónia Cardoso, Maria J. Rosa, Pedro Videira, Alberto Amaral

This paper aims to look at the characteristics of internal quality assurance (IQA) systems of higher education institutions to understand whether these systems tend to reproduce a…

A unidimensional instrument for measuring internal marketing concept in the higher education sector: IM-11 scale

Suleyman Murat Yildiz, Ali Kara

Although the existing internal marketing (IM) scales include various scale items to measure employee motivation, they fall short of incorporating the needs and expectations of…

Implementing a standardised annual programme review process in a third-level institution

Sheelagh Wickham, Malcolm Brady, Sarah Ingle, Caroline McMullan, Mairéad Nic Giolla Mhichíl, Ray Walshe

Ideally, quality should be, and is, an integral element of education, yet capturing and articulating quality is not simple. Programme quality reviews in third-level education can…

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