Quality Assurance in Education: Volume 28 Issue 1


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Students’ and staff perceptions of vocational education institution heads’ virtues

Manuel Joaquín Fernández González, Tamāra Pīgozne, Svetlana Surikova, Ļubova Vasečko

The relevance of institution leaders’ personal qualities for providing quality education is widely recognized. The purpose of this paper is to explore vocational education and…

Rubrics meeting quality assurance and improvement needs in the accreditation context

Judy R. Wilkerson

K-20 accreditation is contingent on having policies and procedures that provide evidence of quality assurance (QA) and quality improvement (QI), viewed here as the first of two…

Quality assurance and the classification of universities: the case of Chile

Daniel A. López, Maria J. Rojas, Boris A. López, Oscar Espinoza

The purpose of this study is to analyze the relationship between quality assurance, the traditional a priori approach, and a more recently developed empirical classification of…

The influence of culture on quality management practices and their effects on perceived service quality by secondary school students

José Soria-García, Ángel Rafael Martínez-Lorente

The purpose of this paper is to investigate how quality culture influences the relationship between total quality management (TQM) and secondary school students’ perceived service…

The philosophy of quality in education: a qualitative approach

Vasiliki Brinia, Vasiliki Poullou, Angeliki-Rafailia Panagiotopoulou

This paper aims to explore the perceptions of pre-school educators for the application of total quality philosophy in kindergartens in the prefecture of Corinthia, Greece…

Discourses on quality and quality assurance in higher education from the perspective of global university rankings

Maruša Hauptman Komotar

This paper aims to investigate how global university rankings interact with quality and quality assurance in higher education along the two lines of investigation, that is, from…

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