Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Harman, G. S. (Grant Stewart), 1934-

Title Repositioning quality assurance and accreditation in Australian higher education / Grant Harman, V. Lynn Meek
Published Canberra : AusInfo, 2000


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  379.158 Har/Rqa  AVAILABLE
Description xv,108 pages ; 25 cm
Series EIP ; 00/2
Evaluations and Investigations Program report ; 00/2
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Quality assurance and accreditation -- Quality and higher education -- The concept of quality -- Quality assurance -- Related concepts -- Accreditation -- Main quality assurance approaches and methodologies -- Concluding comments -- 3. Australian higher education providers and current arrangements for accreditation and quliaty assurance -- International education enrolments -- Current accreditation arrangements -- Special protection for international students -- Assessment -- 4. The changing quality environment and the modern Australian model -- The changing quality environment -- The modern Australian model -- Other options -- 5. Accreditation of courses and institutions -- Responsibility for accreditition -- Greater uniformity of legislation, criteria and processes -- Reporting on accreditation of institutions and courses -- Other compliance functions for accrediting agencies -- Staffing and resourcing of State and Territory acreditation agencies -- Links between accreditation and quality assurance -- 6. Quality assurance and improvement plans -- Comments on suggested model -- Who should require and publish plans and links with institutional audits? -- 7. Quality audits and a new quality agency -- Characteristics of and criteria for the new mechanism -- Legal basis and structure of new agency -- Preferred model -- Review teams will report to the an
Analysis Electronic resource
Higher education
Notes "DETYA no. 6474 HERCOOA"
Evaluations and Investigations Programme, Higher Education Division, Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 103-108)
Notes Also available on the Internet at:
Commonwealth of Australia 2000
Subject Education, Higher -- Australia -- Evaluation.
Quality assurance -- Australia.
Quality assurance.
Universities and colleges -- Accreditation -- Australia.
Universities and colleges -- Australia -- Evaluation.
Author Meek, V. Lynn (Vincent Lynn), 1948-
Australia. Department of Education, Training, and Youth Affairs. Evaluations and Investigations Programme
ISBN 0642239924
0642239932 (Online version)