Quality engagement

July 21, 2006

You would never have known from the article about the Quality Assurance Agency's report on the outcomes of the institutional audit of 24 specialist institutions that the majority were found to be engaging with the QAA's academic infrastructure ("Ignoring QAA guidelines need not hurt academic standards", July 14).

The only three institutions mentioned by name in the article were actually cited in the report as examples of good practice in respect of their framework for managing quality and standards.

Barbara MacGilchrist Institute of EducationUniversity of London

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