Quality Assurance System In Vocational Education And Training
The concept of Quality Assurance System of Vocational and Technical Education and Training has become more
significant and challenging for both educators and industries. In fact, key figures, particularly in developing countries, eager
to maintain high standard of vocational and technical graduates. Quality Assurance System in Vocational and Technical
Education and Training would ensure that graduates acquire the level of knowledge, skills and attitudes that both business
and industries expected. Such demand would expect to continue to increase to meet the rapid change in the world of science
and technology. The development of an appropriate curriculum, upgrading the standard of workshops and laboratories,
enhancing industrial collaboration are some of the main components of Quality Assurance System. The objective of this
paper is to highlight the importance of the concept of Quality Assurance System in Vocational and Technical Education and
Training. The management strategies and objectives, management style, the degree of collaboration with related industries,
research and development, teaching methods, the standard of workshops and laboratories, and criteria's for assessing the
quality of vocational and technical graduates are some of the main components of the Quality Assurance System. The paper
would then conclude that the success of the Quality Assurance System would depend, to great extent, on the sincere and
serious participation of both members in vocational education and related industries.
Key words- Vocational and technical Education, Quality Assurance System, developing Indigenous Manpower, Interaction
between vocational and technical education and local industries.