Quality Assurance in Education: Volume 27 Issue 1


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The PhD system under pressure: an examiner’s viewpoint

David E. Alexander, Ian R. Davis

The purpose of this paper is to review the issues and challenges associated with examining PhD theses in the modern, rapidly changing academic world. The PhD degree has been…

Determinants of the academic performance of undergraduate students in statistics bachelor’s degree program: A study in an Arabic setting

Darwish Abdulrahman Yousef

The present study aims to investigate the effects of a number of demographic and academic factors, such as gender, age, nationality (Emirati vs non-Emirati), high school major…

Community participation in quality assurance in secondary school management: The case of school-based management committee (SBMC)

Ifeyinwa O. Ezenwaji, Mkpoikanke Sunday Otu, Bernedeth N. Ezegbe, Charity C. Okide, Chiedu Eseadi

This study aims to determine the extent school-based management committee (SBMC) participates in enhancing quality assurance in secondary school management in Enugu state, Nigeria.

Bridging theory and practice with Lean Six Sigma capstone design projects

Hilda Cecilia Martínez León

The purpose of this paper is to gain a better understanding of the challenges academics face today in developing a knowledge-based economy. In response to these challenges, the…

Students’ satisfaction in higher education: the role of practices, needs and beliefs of teachers

Francesca Bassi

The purpose of the paper is the analysis of the evolution of students’ satisfaction over time in a large Italian university and the effects on it because of some characteristics…

CSR and legitimacy in higher education accreditation programs, an isomorphic approach of Lebanese business schools

Charbel Chedrawi, Pierrette Howayeck, Abbas Tarhini

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the influence of the accreditation path toward legitimacy in business schools from an isomorphic and a social responsibility…

Lean in higher education: A proposed model for lean transformation in a business school with MCDM application

Yigit Kazancoglu, Yesim Deniz Ozkan-Ozen

This research aims to investigate and define the eight wastes of lean philosophy in higher education institutions (HEIs) by proposing a multi-stage model.


Student assessment of quality of engineering education in India: evidence from a field survey

Pradeep Kumar Choudhury

This paper aims to discuss students’ assessment of quality related issues in engineering education in India.

Application of quality function deployment for the prioritization of National Board of Accreditation quality parameters

Ajit Kumar Singh, A.M. Rawani

Owing to high competition in education sector, quality in education has become utmost important criteria to deliver better education service. For this purpose, it is required to…

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