Chair: Kamran Moosa (Pakistan)
Vice-Chair: Matthew Barsalou (Germany)
QiETT aims to be a useful and impactful IAQ space that helps in defining, improving, and providing access to quality in education and its improvement.
QiETT is aimed at producing relevant contributions related with:
Vision, Mission and Motivation
QiETT activities, always inspired by its vision, mission and motivation:
(1) Vision – QiETT aims to be a useful and impactful IAQ space that helps in defining, improving, and providing access to quality in education and its improvement
(2) Mission – QiETT is aimed at producing relevant contributions related to:
i - The roles that quality principles, approaches, and tools, as well as the quality community in general, can play in promoting and reinforcing quality in education;
ii - Lessons, experiences, and knowledge that the quality community can learn and recognize coming from academia and its different actors, including students, teachers, school administration/management, families, employers, and society in general.
(3) Motivation – It is undisputed that now, more than ever, Quality in Education is central to sustainable, societal, individual, and organizational develoopment. Therefore, given the role and values of IAQ, the creation and operation of a Quality in Education Think Tank (QiETT) can be considered as being strategic with strong potential impacts internationally. QiETT will always pursue its journey in close alignment with such societal challenges and the IAQ strategy and principles to promote the cause of quality to improve humanity.
Kamran Moosa (Chair, Pakistan)
Matthew Barsalou (Co-Chair, Germany)
Pedro Saraiva (Portugal)
Elizabeth Cudney (USA)
Paul Harding (South Africa)
Zhen He (China)
Bo Bergman (Sweden)
Azat Abdrakhmanov (Kazakhstan)
Juhani Anttila (Finland)
Gulshan (Shan) Ruprai (Australia)
Anil Sachdev (India)
Chalassathien Thavorn (Thailand)
Kazuyuki Suzuki (Japan)
Kwai-Sang Chin (Hong Kong)
Jorge Roman (Chile)
David Hutchins (UK)
Vladimir Okrepilov (Russia)
John Dew (USA)
Jiju Antony (UK)
Joseph DeFeo (USA)
Ngo Van Nhon (Vietnam)
Ahmad K. Elshennawy (USA)
The QiETT is currently involved in eight different clusters of activities, involving some of its members and each of them being championed also by one of our QiETT members (in bold):
QiETT Related Books
Moosa, Kamran and Abdul Mir, Student Quality Circles (2021).
Papers in Journals
Bergman, B., E. Cudney, P. Harding, Z. He and P. Saraiva, “Global Perspectives on Quality in Education – Part III”, The Journal for Quality & Participation, 41(4), January 2019, p. 33-36 (2019).
Bergman, B., E. Cudney, P. Harding, Z. He e P. Saraiva, “Global Perspectives on Quality in Education – Part II”, The Journal for Quality & Participation, 41(3), October 2018, p. 22-25 (2018).
Bergman, B., E. Cudney, P. Harding, Z. He e P. Saraiva, “Global Perspectives on Quality in Education – Part I”, The Journal for Quality & Participation, 41(2), July 2018, p. 1-5 (2018).
QiETT White Papers
WP1 – “Quality in Education: Perspectives from the QiETT of IAQ” (2016)
WP2 – “Large Scale Training of Quality Professionals” (2017)
WP3 – “Inclusive Quality of Education” (2017)
WP6 – “Applying Quality Theory to Educational Systems” (2020)
WP7 – “Training and Teaching Statistical Methods for Quality” (2020)
WP8 – “Simple Hints to Help Trainers Improve Training Quality” (2020)
WP10 – “Solving Problems in Education Using Quality Tools” (2020)
WP11 – “Making Online Education Effective” (2021)
WP13 - “Examining the Nexus of Workforce Development and Quality” (2023)
WP15 - "Writing a Research Paper" (2023)
WP16 - "Publishing a Reseach Paper" (2023)
Other QiETT Publications
The first IAQ/ANQ Symposium 2012 by QiETT:
The topic "Quality and Sustainability in Education" is not only very important for policy makers, education planners and practitioners. IAQ is willing to addressing the "global challenge of equity of education quality and learning effectiveness" (UNESCO, 2012). For this purpose, IAQ has meanwhile established the Quality in Education Think Tank (QiETT). At this Symposium, there will not only be a general introduction into the topic. It also is pilots of different Asian countries (from Basic to Higher Education) that will be presented and initiated in this Panel-Discussion.
The Symposium is continuously performed from 2012 to 2018. Photo slides are showed as follows: