The main funciton of the Quality Assurance Directorate (QAD) is to regulate the performance of technical and vocational institutions in accordance with the governing laws, regulations, policies, academic quality standards, and guidelines. In executing this function, the directorate is responsible for formulating and reviewing quality assurance policy, regulation, and guidelines; and enforcing technical and vocational institutions’ compliance by conducting monitoring and evaluation activities and academic quality audits.
The directorate is divided into two sections: -
- Academic Quality Audit Section
This section is responsible for ensuring technical and vocational institutions’ compliance through regular monitoring and evaluation activities and academic quality audits.
- Compliance and Enforcement Section
This section is responsible for implementing Council’s decisions related to technical and vocational institutions’ non-compliance with academic quality standards and following up on delayed and/or unpaid statutory fees.