Quality Assurance in Education: Volume 7 Issue 2


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Accreditation in business education

Andrew Lock

Business school accreditation has been long established in North America. Its development in the UK and Europe is of much more recent origin and has been fuelled primarily by…


Stakeholder conceptions of quality in single company management education

Bruce Macfarlane, Laurie Lomas

Acknowledging the claims of stakeholders is part of the new lexicon of higher education management. Institutions, through mission statements, now explicitly recognise their…


Educational accreditation through ISO 9000

John Peters

Argues a market‐orientation for the ISO 9000 quality assurance standards. Discusses the experiences of the International Management Centres (IMC) in seeking and gaining…


Student feedback systems in the Business School: a departmental model

Malcolm King, Ian Morison, Gary Reed, Grazyna Stachow

Feedback systems in the Loughborough University Business School operate in the context of a centralised university framework which provides guidelines, codes of practice…


Quality in the sandwich year

Mike Edmunds

The aims and learning outcomes of the sandwich year are generally still loosely defined, poorly supported, rarely assessed and only in exceptional circumstances influence degree…


Hand picked for quality ‐ a reflection on biz/ed

Catherine Sladen, Mary Spence

Subject gateways have been encouraged and financially supported by the Joint Information System Committee of the UK Higher Education and Research Funding Councils as a potential…

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