Benchmarking in higher education: a framework for benchmarking for quality improvement

AlBuainain, Reem and Hasan, Jameel and AlSaleh, Amal and Albufelasa, Fatema (2018) Benchmarking in higher education: a framework for benchmarking for quality improvement. In: 3rd International Higher Education Studies Conference (IHEC 2018), 11-13 Oct 2018, Kayseri, Turkey .

Text (Accepted Version)
Benchmarking in Higher Education Final Abdullah Gul University 05112018.pdf

Download (329Kb) | Preview


This paper is intended to develop a contextualised benchmarking framework for quality improvements purposes at a polytechnic in the Kingdom of Bahrain. It describes the benchmarking framework in terms of its definition, purpose and types. Further, the internal and external expectations of benchmarking have been identified through revising and analysing key strategic documents. In addition, the criteria for selecting benchmarking partners that are appropriate to the Polytechnic have been set out. To make the benchmarking activities more effective, they were integrated with existing processes. Moreover, roles and responsibilities for carrying out benchmarking activities were provided. Finally, the benchmarking methodology, communication of findings, and conclusion were provided.

Statistics for USQ ePrint 35070
Statistics for this ePrint Item
Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Copyright © 2018 by Yuksekogretim Calismalari Dernegi (YOCAD) strictly reserved. No parts of this material may be reproduced in any form without the written permission of YOCAD.
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - No Department
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2018 23:52
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2019 06:08
Uncontrolled Keywords: benchmarking, contextualised, quality improvement and higher education
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9305 Education and Training Systems > 930501 Education and Training Systems Policies and Development

Actions (login required)

View Item Archive Repository Staff Only