Quality Assurance in Education: Volume 7 Issue 1


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Translating institutional objectives into action

George Gordon

In higher education, translating institutional objectives into meaningful action is a challenging task, particularly given the currency attached to analogies such as the view that…


Assuring quality and standards in globalised higher education

Mantz Yorke

Relates higher education to the labour market, noting that the pace of change in national and international economies requires higher education to encourage the development of…


Quality assurance systems and educational development: part 1 ‐ the limitations of quality control

Jan McKay, David Kember

This is the first of two related articles examining the trend towards initiatives to ensure quality in teaching which has led to an increased emphasis on quality assurance or…


The culture and quality of higher education institutions: examining the links

Laurie Lomas

A more rigid and specific quality management system in higher education institutions (HEIs) is developing under the auspices of the Quality Assurance Agency. The use of models of…


Improving teaching in British higher education

Graham Badley

Outlines a series of initiatives at both national and institutional levels which suggest that British higher education is becoming more serious about improving the quality of…


Modelling module evaluation in marketing education

D. Palihawadana, George Holmes

Quality assurance in higher education has been a subject of much interest and debate among academics, management of higher educational institutions, and the funding bodies, for…


Generic level learning outcome templates: a tool for benchmarking student achievement levels throughout a university

Henry Ellington

Shows how Scotland’s Robert Gordon University is currently attempting to address the recommendations of the Dearing Report in respect of detailed programme specifications, and of…

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