Quality Assurance in Education: Volume 26 Issue 4


Table of contents - Special Issue: Assessment and quality assurance in schools

Guest Editors: Heidi Flavian

Measuring impact of organizational culture on creativity in higher education

Reetesh K. Singh, Priya Chaudhary

Over the past few decades, Indian education system has witnessed a paradigm shift, leading to the replacement of the traditional education system. The traditional education system…


The video cover letter: embedded assessment of oral communication skills

Elise Pookie Sautter, Miguel Angel Zúñiga

This paper aims to describe the development and execution of the video cover letter exercise. This learning innovation challenges students to develop a concise, targeted marketing…


Leading an excellent preschool: what is the role of self-efficacy?

Yael Fisher, Keren Seroussi

This study was carried out in 2013 and aims to define the professional self-efficacy of preschool teachers (PTSE); define preschool teachers' perception of preschool excellence…

Summative evaluation of online language learning course efficiency for students studying tourism and hospitality management

Ineta Luka

The paper aims to analyse the application of a pedagogy-based approach to designing online language learning courses. It aims to evaluate course efficiency from three perspectives…

Assessing teachers’ use of language and their teaching quality

Heidi Flavian, Doron Dan

Understanding the contribution of the use of proper language to thinking development and learning processes, served as the basis of this study. The purpose of this study is to…

The relevance of teacher factors in understanding tertiary students’ performances

Maame Afua Nkrumah

This study aims to find out the relevance of observable teacher characteristics – age, gender, teaching experience and qualification in understanding the performance of tertiary…

School principals’ perceptions and requirements of school evaluators

Yael Cohen-Azaria, Sara Zamir

The purpose of this paper is to examine the perceptions of school principals of the evaluator’s role and to learn about their requirements of school evaluators.

Professionals’ attitudes toward children’s participation: implementing educational reforms

Eran Uziely

In Israel, the decision which educational framework is most suitable for pupils with special needs is made by a placement committee. In January 2005, the eighth amendment of the…

Teacher evaluation following reform: the Israeli perspective

Orit Avidov-Ungar

This study aims to examine teachers’ perceptions of teacher evaluation (also known as teacher appraisal). In Israel and elsewhere, teacher evaluation is a cornerstone of teaching…

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