ISO Quality Management Systems began as an industrial and production-related activities standard; however, over time they have been implemented in most social activities, including the Education Sector.
Quality within education centers must be closely related to the concept of Quality Education established on the ISO 9001 norm.
In order to understand how the Quality Management System is carried out in Educational Centers, it is necessary to consider and analyze the principles that must be complied with.
Some of the principles applicable to the educational sector are:
To carry out the correct follow-up of actions in order to comply with the principles, it is recommended the elaboration of a Quality Manual that includes the quality policy, objectives, procedures, documents necessary for the planning, operation and control of the processes, and the records of the activities that have been carried out.
In the Education Sector, some of the benefits that can be obtained are: