Concept Paper: East Asia Summit: VET Quality Assurance Framework

Andrea BATEMAN, Jack KEATING, Shelley Gillis, Chloe Dyson, Gerald Burke, Michael Coles

University of Melbourne | Published : 2012


The purpose of this paper is to outline the role of quality assurance processes at both the national and regional level and also to outline the conceptual design for an East Asia Summit Technical and Vocational Education and Training Quality Assurance Framework (EAS TVET QAF). The EAS TVET QAF provides a set of principles, standards and quality indicators to assist EAS countries to assess the quality of their TVET systems and develop it accordingly, as well as provide a basis for greater alignment between national TVET systems. The EAS TVET QAF aims to address the needs of developing and developed economies in the region through an appropriate balance of compliance and evaluative approaches ..

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