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The purposes of this research were 1) to study the practice of internal quality assurance of education institutions under the Secondary Educational Service Area Office 20 and 2) to develop strategies for effective internal quality assurance of the same education institutions. The research was conducted in 5 steps : 1) formulation of conceptual framework; 2) study the practice of internal quality assurance of the Area; 3) drafting and developing of the desired strategies; 4) review and confirmation of the draft strategies; and 5) assurance of the revised strategies by a group of 30 stakeholders.
The research findings were as follows :
1. On the whole the practice of internal quality assurance of the secondary Educational Service Area Office 20 was rated high. By aspects the highest mean practice was that of continuous development of education quality, followed by the aspects of institution’s standards and internal assessment. The lowest mean practice was the aspect of institution development planning for education standards.
2. The strategies for effective internal quality assurance of education institutions under the Secondary Educational Service Area Office 20 consisted of 3 strategies and 8 measures as follows., Strategy 1: Internal Evaluation , consisting of 2 measures. ; Strategy2 : Follow – up Assessment of Institution Quality, consisting of 2 measures. ; Strategy3 : Development of Education Quality, consisting of 4 measures.
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