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Accreditation and Certification of TVET Institutions

Date :  June 25-29, 2012   /
Venue :  NISTE, Islamabad, Pakistan   /
Program Type: In-Country Program  /

The delivery of the program design follows a spiral learning approach, beginning with an overview of core concepts and followed by progressively deeper application of the concepts and finally, a self-directed learning approach through action planning.

The main contents of the program are:

-Regional Accreditation and Certification: A Response to Global Trends
-Concepts and Philosophies of Accreditation
-National Accreditation and Certification System in Pakistan.
-Accreditation criteria, Indicators and their Interpretation
-Applying the accreditation criteria
-Alternative Approaches for TVET Quality and Excellence
-Achieving Sustainability in TVET through Quality Assurance

Hereunder is the detailed modular design of the program:

[Day 1] Module 1:

-Special Lecture: Regional Accreditation and Certification: A Response to Global Trends
-Theme Paper 1: Concepts and Philosophies in Building TVET Excellence through Accreditation and Certification
-CPSC Expert 1: Video presentation on APACC.
-Group Task 1. Benefits and Issues in Implementation of Accreditation, determine strategies using SWOT analysis/ -Gap Analysis using APACC Criteria

[Day 2] Module 2: Local Accreditation practices and Alternative Approaches to Quality Assuarance in TVET

-Local Expert: Theme Paper 2: National Accreditation and Certification System: the case of NAVTEC accreditation -Theme paper : Alternative approaches to quality assurance in TVET
-Group Task 2 Local In-Vogue practices for accreditation and Certification.
-Group Task 3: Comparison and Suitability of QMS for Local TVET System Proces

[Day 3] Module 3: APACC Criteria and Certification and accreditation System

-Theme paper: Accreditation criteria, Indicators and their Interpretation
-Local Expert:Theme Paper 3: Certification, Accreditation , assessment and articulation arrangement in Pakistan
-Group Task 4. Preparing Self -Study Report for an Institute
-Study Visit: Higher Education Commission accreditation System, Inter-Board Committee of Chairmen(IBBC), NAVTTC -headquarter/ National accreditation Agency for Vogue practices for qualification System, Issues and bottleneck.

[Day 4] “APACC Criteria and Certification and Accreditation ”

-Theme Paper: Applying the Accreditation Process
-Group Task 4: Issues related to code of conduct for Accreditation Process

[Day 5] Project Work and Preparation of Action Plan:

-Project Work and Action Planning for “Reorienting TVET System for Quality and Excellence through Accreditation and Certification”