Factors Affecting TVET Quality Improvement : A Case Study of Two Public TVET Institutions in Cambodia


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The main objective of this study is to explore the factors that affect the TVET quality improvement at two public TVET institutions: National Technical Training Institute (NTTI) and National Polytechnic Institute of Cambodia (NPIC). The study employed a qualitative approach, using in-depth interviews. The study investigated the TVET quality dimensions in terms of students’ prior knowledge, teacher academic qualification, teacher motivation, teaching and learning resources as well as the laboratory equipment, funding for TVET, curriculum, teaching competence and industry linkages. The study found out that students’ prior knowledge, the availability of qualified teachers, the access to teaching and learning resources and laboratory equipment, the funding for TVET, curriculum, teaching competence and the industry linkages are affecting TVET quality improvement at the NTTI and NPIC


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