Vietnam Vocational Education and Training Accreditation Agency (VETA), Vietnam

Membership Type: Intermediate
Email: kdcldn.tcgdnn@molisa.gov.vn
Year in which Organisation/Agency commenced operations: 1998
Countries/regions/states of operation: Viet Nam

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Title: Mr
First Name: Viet
Surname: Nguyen Quang
Job Title: Director, Vocational Education and Training Accreditation Agency
Phone: 008.39740333
Email Id: vietnq.gdnn@molisa.gov.vn
Alternative Email Id: nhungdt63@gmail.com,letrang.kddn@yahoo.com

Nominated Contact Person (if different from CEO)

Title: Mr
First Name: Binh
Surname: Pham Vu Quoc
Job Title: Director, Vietnam Vocational Training Accreditation Agency, General Department of Vocational Training
Phone: 008.4.39746.345
Fax: 008.4.39782.840
Email Id: pbinh20022002@yahoo.com
Alternative Email Id: ducbom2780@yahoo.com

Organisation Details

Vietnam Vocational Education and Training Accreditation Agency (VETA), Vietnam
Address: General Derectorate of Vocational Education and Training of Vietnam, 37B Nguyen Binh Khiem Str, Hai Ba Trung Dist, Hanoi City, Vietnam
Vietnam
Website: http://www.tcdn.gov.vn, http://www.veta.gov.vn

Additional Contacts

Criteria Requirements for Full Member

1 Criterion: Nature of the operations of the agency:
Measure: The agency is responsible for reviews at institutional or programme level of post-secondary
education institutions or post-secondary quality assurance agencies
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
2 Criterion: Mission statement and objectives:
Measure: The agency has formulated a mission statement and objectives which are consistent with the nature of the agency
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
3 Criterion: Agency staff, Numbers, Profile, Roles:
Measure: The profile of the staff is consistent with the Mission Statement
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
4 Criterion: Profile of reviewers:
Measure: The profile of the reviewers is consistent with the Mission Statement
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
5 Criterion: Independence:
Measure: The judgements and recommendations of the agency’s reports cannot be changed by third parties
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
6 Criterion: Resources:
Measure: The agency has sufficient resources to run its operations in accordance with its mission statement and objectives
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
7 Criterion: External quality assurance criteria and processes:
Measure: The description of the processes and criteria applied should be transparent and publicly available and normally include:
self evaluation, site visit, public report and follow-up measure
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
8 Criterion: Quality assurance:
Measure: The description of the processes and criteria applied should be transparent and publicly available and normally include:
self evaluation, site visit, public report and follow-up measure
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members

Criteria Requirements for Institutional Member

Institutional Member Criteria:
Measure: Institutional Members are institutions of higher education in the region that are in good standing with the relevant quality assurance agency if one exists.
Proof of recognition as a Higher Education Institution: Applicable Only For Institutional Members
Proof of the organisation’s good standing with the local QA agency: Applicable Only For Institutional Members

Criteria Requirements for Associate Member

Associate Member Criteria:
Measure:Associate Members are organisations with a major interest and active involvement in evaluation, accreditation and quality assurance in higher education, but without the responsibility for assuring the quality of institutions, education programs, or external quality assurance agencies
Applicable Only For Associate Members

Criteria Requirements for Intermediate Member

1 Criterion: Nature of the operations of the agency:
Measure: The agency is responsible for reviews at institutional or programme level of post-secondary education institutions or post-secondary quality assurance agencies
Description: According to the Decision No. 86/2008/QĐ-TTg by Prime Minister dated 09 July 2008 defining the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure of the General Department of Vocational Training under Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (Article 1, and Item 9 Article 2), General Department of Vocational Training (GDVT) is an Agency under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) responsible for assisting the Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs in state management of quality of vocational training including:
i) to manage and organise implementation of vocational quality accredication;
ii) to guide and check vocational quality assurance and self-accreditation of vocational quality;
iii) to recognise, issue and revoke certificates of accredited quality;
d) to make public the list of accredited vocational institutions and training programmes;
iv) to organise technical and professional training for vocational training accreditors and quality control staff of vocational institutions; to issue and withdraw certificates of vocational quality accreditors.

- To undertake above-mentioned functions and tasks, GDVT established Department of Vocational Training Accreditation (DVTA). DVTA is an agency of the GDVT which performs the functions of counseling and assisting the General Director of Vocational Training in state management of quality accreditation for vocational training on the national scale.
Attached files:
- Decison No. 86/2008/QĐ-TTg by Prime Minister dated 09 July 2008 defining the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure of the General Department of Vocational Training under MOLISA.
- Decision No.175/QD- TCDN dated 29 September 2008 by General Director of Vocational Training on the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure of the Department of Vocational Training Accreditation (DVTA)
- Report on pilot accreditation of 15 vocational colleges and secondary schools in 2008.
2 Criterion: Mission statement and objectives:
Measure: The agency has formulated a mission statement and objectives which are consistent with the nature of the agency
The process of industrialization, modernization and international economic integration in Vietnam requires a high-tech labor force of growing quantity and quality.
Therefore, vocational training accreditation is currently a matter of great concern of the government and the state - management agency of vocational training. has been identified as one of the most important tools to ensure the quality of vocational training

However, it should be noted that the quality assurance and accreditation remains at the initial stage of development in Viet Nam. Law on Vocational Training which came into effect from 2007 has one Chapter regulating Quality Accreditation for Vocational Training; Regulations on Criteria and Standard Systems for Accreditation of Vocational College and secondary schools, Regulations on external reviewers, accreditation procedure were issued and applied in 2008. Vocational training accreditation in accordance with the above-mentioned legal regulations officially began in Viet Nam with the pilot accreditation of 15 vocational colleges and secondary schools in 2008.

For the period 2009-2010, the GDVT has decided to continue pilot activities towards some selected vocational colleges and secondary schools and begin the pilot of vocational centers. GDVT has identifed the orientation of focusing on issues related to assessment of pilot activities, improvement of relevant legal system, and guidance of expanding accreditation activities in this time.
For the period 2011-2020, the GDVT will implement vocational training accreditation nationwide. The plan for this period has been set up with the main objectives as follows: by the year 2020, 100% of vocational colleges and vocational secondary schools, vocational centers and training curriculums of intermediate level, and advanced level will be accreditated.

Attached file¨

Work Plan in vocational quality accreditation for the period 2009-2010 and 2011-2020.
3 Criterion: :
Proof of the organisation’s good standing with the local QA agency
Applicable Only For Intermediate Members

Criteria Requirements for Observer

Criterion For Observers:
Measure: APQN accepts as Observers organisations outside the Asia-Pacific region, including: external quality assurance agencies; institutions with a major interest in evaluation, accreditation and quality assurance in higher education; other regional networks that have major interests in and strong links with the region
Criteria Requirements for Observer: Applicable Only For Observers

Documentation and Fees

Additional Information: No additional information is required for my application
Upon approval of my application I agree to pay:
  • $500 (Initial Joining Fee: Full Member, Intermediate Member, Associate Member)
  • $300 Member Fee: Full Member, Intermediate Member (if not INQAAHE Member)
I will be applying for support for: None

Documents Submitted













Workplan-english.doc


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