STAFF PARTICIPATION IN THE INTERNAL QUALITY ASSURANCE IN EDUCATION: A CASE STUDY O COLLEGE OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES, SUAN SUNANDHA RAJABHAT UNIVERSITY, SAMUT SONGKHRAM EDUCATION CENTER
The research “A Study of Staff participation in the Internal Quality Assurance in Education: A Case Study of College of Allied Health Sciences, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Samut Songkhram Education Center” aimed to study the levels of perception and participation of staffs who worked in the Internal Quality Assurance Department at College of Allied Health Sciences, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University and performed the relationship between the general information and the participation in the Internal Quality Assurance. The sample group of this research was 49 academic staffs and 28 non-academic staffs which were totally 77 staffs. Data collection in this research was using questionnaire and analyzing by the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences for Window. Data analysis of demographic characteristics was employed by percentage; levels of perception and participations were done by Mean (X) and Standard Deviation (S.D.)
The results proved that staffs of College of Allied Health Sciences, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University had the levels of perception in the Internal Quality Assurance in Education in four parts of PLAN, DO, CHECK, ACTION (PDCA Model) in “Extremely Participated”. The result of each stratum defined that the highest level of perception was come from ACTIOIN (M = 4.63), followed by PLAN (M = 4.61). Conversely, the lowest level of perception was DO (M = 4.41).
For the level of participation in the Internal Quality Assurance in Education, four parts of PDCA were related to “Very Participated”. Each stratum also demonstrated that the highest level of participation was from ACTION (M = 4.62), followed by CHECK (M = 4.58) in contrast to the lowest level of participation of DO (M = 4.32).
Keywords: Internal Quality Assurance in Education, participation, staff, achievement