Factors Affecting the Effectiveness of Educational Quality Assurance

Somput Ketkajorn, Kovit Vajarintarangoon, Krapan Sri-ngan


The objectives of this research were 1) to study factors affecting the effectiveness of educational quality assurance, and 2) to compare factors affecting the effectiveness of quality assurance in different school sizes and to analyze those factors. The samples were 1,128 administrators and teachers from 33 schools under The Secondary Educational Service Area Office 32, selected by Stratified Random Sampling. A questionnaire was used as a research instrument and its reliability was at 0.95. The statistical analyses used in this study were percentage, mean, standard deviation, Multivariate Analysis of Variance (MANOVA), and Stepwise Discriminant Analysis. The results showed that the factors affecting the overall effectiveness of quality assurance were in a high level. The first three factors ranging from high to low average scores were human resources factor, leadership factor, and teamwork factor. It was also found that different school sizes had different factors affecting the effectiveness of quality assurance and the statistical significance was at a .01 level. There were two factors: attitude factor and teamwork factor that could classify standardized and non-standardized schools.


Factor, Effectiveness, Quality Assurance

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