Project Category
Institutional Capacity Building Services
Project Title
Botswana: Quality Assurance of the Botswana Technical Education Programmes
Name of Client
Ministry of Education
Start/ End Date
2003 - 2011
Project Description

Built technical and professional capacity of the new TVET Awarding Body (QAA) in the Ministry of Education, to accredit new qualifications (BTEPs) and provide a mechanism for meeting SQA endorsement criteria.

SQA's role was to monitor, review and evaluate the implementation of the QAA's quality assurance strategy and to provide ongoing support and advice.

Project deliverables:

  • Auditing the QAA's systems operations and administrative structures to ensure that the Ministry of Education meets SQA endorsement criteria;
  • Supporting and participating in the external verification of all programme areas in all centres;
  • Providing support to the Ministry of Education to develop their capability to certificate and quality assure the new BTEPs through development of the systems, operations and administrative structures of the QAA.
  • Training of technical and training staff I the skills of continuous assessment, internal and external verification