Quality Technical and Vocational Education and Training for Youth (QualiTY)

The QualiTY project will support Nepali youth including from disadvantaged groups benefit from quality TVET and better employment prospects.
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Kathmandu
27.7172453
85.3239605
Financed by
  • Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC
PROJECT DURATION

2022 - 2026

Expected Results

Outcome 1: MoEST provides coherent national standards for TVET and procedures and monitors quality of their implementation.

  • 1 national accreditation standard and 1 accreditation procedure are endorsed by the Intergovernmental Council.
  • 1 national instructor licensing standard and 1 licensing procedure are endorsed by the Intergovernmental Council.
  • 250 TVET schools are accredited to “level A”.
  • 100% of the accredited schools receive the level of subsidy from provincial or local governments defined in the accreditation procedure.
  • 1’000 instructors are licensed, 500 from disadvantaged groups, out of which 300 are women.

Outcome 2: The Office for TVET in the Provinces implements the accreditation procedure and collaborate with local governments to manage TVET schools.

  • 70 TVET school principals receive coaching support through the Office for TVET.
  • 90% school principals are satisfied with mentoring and coaching/supervision provided by the Office for TVET.
  • 280 TVET school Principals receives orientation from the Office for TVET for applying for accreditation.
  • 75% of school principals seeking accreditation are satisfied with the procedure.
  • The Office for TVET processes 250 applications for accreditation submitted by TVET schools.
  • 250 accreditation verification visits (1 per school) are conducted by the Office for TVET and local governments to assess schools using national quality standards.

Outcome 3: TVET schools enrol and retain youth, including from disadvantaged groups, in quality TVET programmes.

  • 90% of 280 TVET schools supported by QualiTY apply for accreditation.
  • 60’000 youths are enrolled in TVET programmes in schools supported by phase 1, including 36’000 from disadvantaged groups, out of which 18’000 are women
  • 50 % of decrease in drop-out rate compared to baseline in TVET schools benefiting from the project’s support.