A key to the quality of the educational institution: improvement plans

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Miguel Ángel Medina Romero, Darwin Eliecer Solano Bent, Edwar Benjamín Bahoque Flórez, Rubén Jaime Huancapaza Cora, Pablo Ignacio Manrique Oroza, Edgar Salas Luzuriaga


A documentary review was carried out on the production and publication of research papers related to the study of the quality variable in educational institutions and their improvement plans. The purpose of the bibliometric analysis proposed in this document is to know the main characteristics of the volume of publications registered in Scopus database during the period 2016-2021 in Latin American countries, achieving the identification of 262 publications. The information provided by said platform was organized by means of graphs and figures categorizing the information by Year of Publication, Country of Origin, Area of Knowledge and Type of Publication. Once these characteristics were described, the position of different authors regarding the proposed topic was referenced by means of a qualitative analysis. Among the main findings of this research, it is found that Brazil, with 107 publications, is the Latin American country with the highest production. The area of knowledge that made the greatest contribution to the construction of bibliographic material referring to the study of quality in educational institutions and their improvement plans was social sciences with 121 published documents, and the type of publication that was most used during the period mentioned above was the journal article, which represents 86% of the total scientific production.


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