Quality management in education

Course Code: ME1202 • Study year: I • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Education Sciences - Masters • Field of study: Educational management
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Grigore-Dan Iordachescu
Seminar tutor: Grigore-Dan Iordachescu
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Lecture
Number of teaching hours per semester: 14
Number of teaching hours per week: 1
Semester: Summer
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 5

Course aims:

To training the skills of analysis and production of essential documents necessary for internal and external evaluation of the organization from the perspective of quality management.
To know and promote the attributes of strategic thinking and other models of thinking compatible with strategic management
To develop the cognitive skills by practicing the application of strategies to increase the quality of education, specific to early education

Course Entry Requirements:

General management. Conceptual and methodological foundamentals

Course contents:

1.Introduction in to a quality management of educational institutions involved in early education
2.Processes of educational quality in early education
The influence of qualitative evaluation on educational actors

Teaching methods:

Lecture, Examples, Conversation, Exercise, Algorithmization, Academic controversy, Case study

Learning outcomes:

Elaboration of an internal regulation for an early education institution
Analysis of the quality certification in the training sector for professionals of educational institutions.
Preparation of documents for the visit of the quality assessment body.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Develop a portfolio of tools and applications in accordance with the specified requirements as outcomes. 100%

Recommended reading:

Marmar Mukhopadhyay, Total Quality Management in Education, SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd, New York, 2020, 5-150.
Jerry Arcaro, Quality in Education, Routledge, New York, 1995, 5-120.
Franklin P. Schargel, Transforming Education Through Total Quality Management, Eye on Education, New York, 1994, 5-100.