Quality Assurance in Education: Volume 4 Issue 2


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The use of external examiners in art and design

Mantz Yorke

The external examiner system in higher education is, for a variety of reasons, widely believed to be under strain: as a result, the role of the external examiner has, in recent…


A framework for the dimensions of quality in higher education

Mohammad S. Owlia, Elaine M. Aspinwall

In any quality improvement programme, measurement plays a vital role as it provides information for decision making. Finding the characteristics of quality is a prerequisite for…


Nurses’ access to higher education: a quality product

Yvonne Hill, Janet MacGregor, Kate Dewar

Responding to government initiatives which demand that quality in education be identified in a measurable way, nursing, in its move to professionalization, has sought to gain…


A continuing professional development model for quality assurance in higher education

Charles Farrugia

Proposes a model which lecturers in higher education can adopt to evaluate their current state of professional standing and stimulate their developmental growth. Currently, there…


A higher education TQM excellence model: HETQMEX

Samuel K. Ho, Katrina Wearn

Suggests that, in higher education management in the 1990s, a strategy utilized by increasing numbers of organizations for effective change and sustained competitive advantage is…

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