Quality standard system :

Sub Title: status, compliance with and adherence to among maritime schools in Western Visayas

Author: Magramo, Melchor M.

Accession Number: 943D

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Author No: M

Copyright Year: 2003

Abstract:

This descriptive study determined the status of, and compliance with and adherence to the quality standard system among maritime schools in Western Visayas. This study was conducted during the first semester of school year 2003-2004. The participants of the study were the 82 Administrators, 166 faculty and 51 administrative staff of the fourteen (14) maritime schools in Western Visayas. Data in this study was obtained by using a researcher-made instrument. A Rating Scale on the status of the quality standards system was used to determine the status of the quality standards system; a Rating Scale on the compliance of the quality standards system was used to determined the level of compliance to quality standards system among maritime schools in Western Visayas. Stratified random sampling employed was used in this study. Statistical tools employed in this study are the means, standard deviations, t-test, the ANOVA, Pearson's r and Multiple Stepwise Regression Analysis were used. The significance level was set at .05 alpha level for 2-tailed tests. All statistical computations were processed through the SPSS software. The findings of the study were: the participants' perception of the status of the quality standards system in maritime school was "strong". Likewise, the participants' assessment of the compliance and adherence to quality standards system in maritime schools was "very high". Significant differences were noted in the perception of the status of the quality standards system when grouped according to school type, accreditation status and work experience. No significant differences existed in the perception of the status of QSS when grouped according to: school enrolment, faculty size, size of support staff, position in school and educational preparation,. Significant differences existed in the perception of the compliance with QSS when grouped according to: school enrolment, faculty size, size of support staff, work experience and position in school. No significant differences existed in the perception of the compliance with QSS when grouped according to: school type, accreditation status and educational preparation. School type, school enrolment, faculty size, accreditation status,work experience and educational preparation were found to be significant predictors of the participants' assessment of the status of QSS in maritime schools. School enrolment, work experience, and status of QSS were found to be significant predictors of the participants' assessment of the level of compliance with and adherence to QSS in maritime schools. Positive and significant relationship existed between the status of the QSS and compliance with and adherence to the QSS in maritime schools.


Keywords: Quality Standard System, Maritime schools

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