Quality Assurance in Education: Volume 5 Issue 4


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Quality assessment and quality enhancement: eliminating unsatisfactory provision

Angela Glasner

Based on a detailed analysis of the reports on unsatisfactory education and provision otherwise subject to reassessment, which have been the outcome of the English quality…


The assessment process ‐ a specialist assessor’s view

Christine Cheepen

Presents a personal view of the assessment process, covering the various experiences of a specialist assessor from initial training through to what happens in real assessment…


Quality assessment, staff development and cultural change

Patricia Partington, George Brown

Explores the relationships between quality assessment and staff development in higher education and their role in changing the culture of higher education. Addresses the processes…


Reflections on quality assessment in England: 1993‐1996

Paul M. Clark

Reflects on the quality assessment experience from 1993 to 1996. Discusses the issues raised during that period, the historical situation of higher education and the technical and…


In‐house evaluation against the Investors in People standard: some pointers for self‐regulation in higher education

Michael J. Daniel

The national standard for staff development, “Investors in People”, is now being widely taken up in higher education. Institutional assessment takes place by individuals or small…


Involving students in teaching and learning: a necessary evil?

H. McIlveen, K. Greenan, P. Humphreys

Quality has permeated higher education in various guises. Investigates the potential for improving quality in the consumer studies teaching process, through group work…


Quality, standards, the consumer paradigm and developments in higher education

G.D. Doherty

Outlines the present state of play in the development of the new quality agency and considers some problems of attempting to define “quality” and “standards”. Considers these and…

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