Assessing institutional performance as a basis for resource allocation in higher education by R. E. Cuthbert

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Published by Further Education Staff College in Blagdon, Bristol .

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StatementRob Cuthbert.
SeriesInformation bank -- no. 1454, Coombe Lodge working paper
ContributionsFurther Education Staff College.
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Pagination6 p.
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Assessing Assessment: Successes, Failures, and the Future overviews the state of higher education outcomes assessment. In light of the transition of the Chinese higher education system, we develop a performance-based resource allocation model based on efficiency analysis.

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