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Achieving quality within funding constraints: the potential contribution of institutional research

Faced with an escalating number of competing demands on limited public funds, governments are giving more attention to achieving greater effectiveness and efficiency in the allocation and use of resources, as well as to maximising the achievement of goals and policies to which they assign high priority. This has engendered an increasing emphasis on public accountability, and on quality assurance as a vehicle for implementing accountability. This emphasis has been especially evident in the publicly funded tertiary education sector where government has shown particular interest in maximising des... Show more

Authors: Zimmer, Bruce

Published: Dunedin, New Zealand, Otago Polytechnic in assoc. with the University of Otago, Dunedin College of Education and the City of Dunedin, 1994

Resource type: Conference paper

Physical description: p. 31-43

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