Whiteley, Peter N.
The imperative of quality assurance for Caribbean tertiary level institutions
Presented at the Dominica Country Conference : Country Conference Series: 'Beyond Walls: Multi-disciplinary Perspectives' organised by the University of the West Indies, School of Continuing Studies and held January 7-10, 2001.
Argues that perspectives on quality and standards in the tertiary education sector vary and expresses concern about a perceived lowering of quality and standards resulting from a range of factors. These factors include expansion of the sector, rising costs, the relevance of the programmes, the standards of the graduates and competition from other institutions.....