Developing curricula based on occupational standards: an operational guide

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The rapid changes in the labour market trends call for appropriate training and skills development through outcome-based training approaches. National Occupational Standards specify the standards of performance that trainees are expected to achieve in their work, and the knowledge and skills they need to effectively perform. This guide has been developed in line with the Centre of Accreditation and Quality Assurance (CAQA) primary goal of assuring quality in the Employment, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ETVET) sector through the implementation of the Technical and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Teaching and learning; Qualifications; Quality

Keywords: Competency standard; Competency based training; Competency based assessment; Occupation; Curriculum development; Training content; Educational resources; Education and training reform; Education industry relationship; Relevance of education and training; Consultation; Qualifications framework; Quality assurance

Geographic subjects: Jordan; Middle East

Published: Amman, Jordan: Centre of Accreditation and Quality Assurance (CAQA) under the Employment-Technical and Vocational Education and Training (E-TVET) Council, 2015

Physical description: 63 p.

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Statement of responsibility: Mohammad Khair Irshaid, Zaid, Alison Schmidt, George Kolath

Resource type: Guide

Document number: TD/TNC 141.384

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