PERCEPTIONS OF TEACHERS AND STUDENTS ON THE PRACTICES OF EDUCATIONAL QUALITY ENHANCEMENT IN DILLA UNIVERSITY: A DIFFERENTIAL STUDY

Birhanu Haile, Dereje Dimissie

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Despite the rapid enrolment expansion during the last few years, higher education participation rate in Sub‐Saharan African region has remained among the lowest in the world (6%). At present, the major challenge facing many Sub‐Saharan African nations is, on the one hand, of addressing the unmet demand for access through rapid expansion of their higher education and on the other, of improving quality of their education in the context of the prevailing socio‐economic, fiscal and political constraints. Under these circumstances, a descriptive survey was conducted using both qualitative and quantitative approaches to data collection and analysis to seek out and investigate the perception of teachers and students on the practices of educational quality enhancement in Dilla University besides exploring and justifying the current practices of educational issues.

 

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quality enhancement in education, teachers’ perception on quality enhancement, perceptions of students on quality enhancement

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