Quality Assurance in Education: Volume 7 Issue 3


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Quality assurance in South Africa

Chandru Kistan

Worldwide, higher education is undergoing major changes in its organisation. In this context, the concept of quality assurance control has emerged as a primary instrument for…


Towards quality higher education in Indonesia

Nirwan Idrus

Discusses the Indonesian government’s strategy to upgrade higher education in the country through various development programs, the Engineering Education Development Project…


Managing the changes inherent in developing the Learning Society: issues, choices and strategies

George Gordon

The range of items included within the lifelong learning challenge is substantial – pre‐entry activities, widening access, multiple entry points, interrupted study, continuing…

Applying quality management to courseware design and support

A.J. Walker

This article reviews an approach used to structure technical material into a large number of single theme topics, or modules. A course is a collection of modules. A key feature of…

Institutional performance in higher education: is quality a relevant concept?

James Pounder

Over the past two decades, institutions of higher education worldwide have come under pressure to demonstrate effective performance. Their response has been to borrow the quality…


Quality assurance systems and educational development: part 2 – the need for complementary staff development

Jan McKay, David Kember

The second of two related articles examines the quality enhancement initiatives that led to the development of a substantially different degree proposal, after the rejection of…


Continuous professional development: emerging trends in the UK

Malcolm Shaw, Howard Green

This article considers current developments in aspects of continuous professional development (CPD) in the UK, focussing particularly on areas which relate to the development and…

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