DISTANCE QUALITY MANAGEMENT (The Center as a Quality Reference (The…
DISTANCE QUALITY MANAGEMENT
The Center as a Quality Reference
The concern for quality is perhaps what best characterizes our times.
The educational system in our countries has advanced considerably in its demonstrated capacity to expand the coverage of the education system, to ensure the supply of schools, classrooms and teachers.
Parents are beneficiaries of the school's work. It is largely up to the pupils to attend school, to arrive on time, to have what they need to learn, to receive the extracurricular support indispensable for the adequate achievement of the educational objectives
A positive school climate allows the student to feel accompanied, safe, loved, calm and makes possible their personal development.
Types and Approaches of Educational Quality
Quality of Design consists of tracing the path and generating the means to be able to "travel" from the point where the need is detected to the desired performance point. This is achieved through the selection of knowledges, paths, moments and resources that combined in a stimulating way facilitate the safer arrival to that performance
The main and ultimate purpose of an educational center is to get its students to reach educational levels of quality.
Educational quality is understood as a service that is provided to those who benefit from it. Implicit is two basic concepts, those of effectiveness, serves for what was done and efficiency ratio between cost and result
Quality: value judgment on the educational reality
The quality of education is reflected when the knowledge is induced through strategies that the teacher uses and that help facilitate the acquisition by the students
Quality of Culture: That a career or institution consider the cultural patterns of the population, during the professional training, is a fundamental element to achieve a quality education.
Quality as Equality: An important element to consider when assessing educational quality is equal income to a career (studying the profession should be possible for all students).
Quality and its association with other Categories
Quality in the extension of coverage: a major effort in the coverage of primary education occurred in the 1960s, forgetting the improvement and innovation in content and teacher training.
Quality system efficiency: quality policy decisions are related to the results of the educational process, the results are somehow a tool for quality measurement and these allow to qualify the schools according to their achievements which means incentives to teachers and Schools.
Quality of pedagogical management: the quality of education is to investigate in the educational practice itself, to develop a continuous information of teachers, to integrate the students and parents to the pedagogical dynamics and to open the school towards the community.
Dimensions of Quality
Buildings and facilities:
• Accommodation to users.
• Adapt to activities.
• Shared use (profitability).
• Adequacy to the facilities.
• Adequacy to students.
• Adapt to activities.
• Materials of scientific and technical nature
• Audiovisual materials.
• Computer hardware
• Materials prepared by teachers and students.
Alterable and Non-Alterable Explanatory Factors of Educational Quality
Dimension of school offer
Dimension environment conditions
Student family size
Dimension policies, standards, plans and programs.