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Published: 2020-05-25

Page: 80-85


Department of Educational Management and Policy, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.

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Quality assurance is a holistic approach covering all the processes in tertiary institution in order to serve the students and other stakeholders in expected quality standards. The success of quality assurance system depends on the support of the management. This paper examines the current academic and policy literatures surrounding quality assurance in tertiary education. Within the content is a superficial look at strategies for quality assurance in tertiary institutions. Among these are: quality assurance in education, modification of the curriculum, assessment, strategic planning, accreditation to tertiary institution and her programmes, human resource availability, information and communication technology adoption and effective supervision. The development of any nation depends on the quality of its education therefore; conscious effort should be made to ensure quality at every level. This paper look at education as a very significant tool for sustainable development. Through tertiary institution, one is prepared to adapt to social, political, technological and economic challenges. Quality assurance is the way to ensure that students acquire the needed skill and talent in order to face the list challenges of life.

Keywords: Quality assurance, tertiary institutions, driving force, sustainable development.

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STANLEY, U. N. (2020). QUALITY ASSURANCE IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA: A DRIVING FORCE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT. Asian Journal of Advances in Research, 3(1), 80–85. Retrieved from https://mbimph.com/index.php/AJOAIR/article/view/1522


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