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Student learning: "the heart of quality" in education and training

Carmichael, Rob, Palermo, Josephine, Reeve, Lindsay and Vallence, Kevin 2001, Student learning: "the heart of quality" in education and training, Assessment and evaluation in higher educational, vol. 26, no. 5, pp. 449-463, doi: 10.1080/02602930120082023.

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Title Student learning: "the heart of quality" in education and training
Author(s) Carmichael, Rob
Palermo, Josephine
Reeve, Lindsay
Vallence, Kevin
Journal name Assessment and evaluation in higher educational
Volume number 26
Issue number 5
Start page 449
End page 463
Publisher Routledge
Place of publication London, England
Publication date 2001-09
ISSN 0260-2938
1469-297X
Summary This paper surveys the development of various approaches to quality that are essentially learning-centred:

•In the Schools sector: a brief overview of the Victorian Quality in Schools project;

•In Higher Education: work in progress at two Australian universities (Victoria University of Technology and Swinburne Universities of Technology in Melbourne); and

•In Vocational Education and Training: work in progress in re-orienting the policy approach to Quality towards a more flexible and learning-centred model.

This paper will argue that when looked at from the perspective of the individual learner, there is a strong case for student learning to be placed at the very heart of Quality Systems in all sectors of education, and also therefore in related sectoral Quality Assurance programs and processes.
Language eng
DOI 10.1080/02602930120082023
Field of Research 150313 Quality Management
Socio Economic Objective 970115 Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2001, Taylor & Francis
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30009257

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