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4 August 2015: Concurrent Session


Quality Assurance Mechanisms in TVET

Date: 4 August 2015

Time: 14:30-16:30




  • To explore efficient and effective mechanisms and tools of quality assurance in TVET; and
  • To discuss successful cases of quality assurance and evaluation of TVET institutions by analyzing factors, such as the main elements of quality assurance strategies, effectiveness of evaluation, and ways to efficiently mobilize human resources for quality assurance.


Key questions:

  • Who are the main bodies in charge of evaluating TVET and ensuring quality? Who can organize and support evaluations?
  • What are some examples of international or regional standards and criteria to evaluate service providers?
  • What are effective incentives for TVET providers to participate in evaluation to assure quality?
  • How financial and human resources be effectively allocated for evaluation?
  • How well does the ASEAN Qualification Reference Framework (AQRF) promote labour mobility in the Asia-Pacific region?
  • How can AQRF be strengthened to facilitate labour mobility?



  • Mr. Kirak Ryu, Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training (KRIVET)
  • Prof. Dr. Wahid Razzally, University Tun Hussein Onn, Malaysia


  • Ms. Siripan Choomnoom, Office of the Vocational Education Commission (OVEC), Thailand
  • Ms. Andrea Bateman, Bateman & Giles Pty Ltd
  • Ms. Jisun Chung, KRIVET
  • Mr. Mohammad Naim bin Yaakub, Colombo Plan Staff College (CPSC), Manila
  • Prof. Zita Mohd. Fahmi, Malaysian Qualifications Agency




This session will contribute to increasing the understanding of the importance of quality assurance and evaluation of TVET. Speakers will share experiences of quality assurance systems and discuss their current status in their respective countries. Furthermore, the session will elaborate on ways to cooperate in human resource development. Each speaker will present their own case study of quality assurance framework of TVET, so that the mobility of workers can be better facilitated in the Asia-Pacific.