Consultant - Review Quality Assurance Policies and Associated... Apia ADVERTISEMENT FOR CONSULTANT TO REVIEW QUALITY ASSURANCE POLICIES AND ASSOCIATED PROCESSES.
The Samoa Qualifications Authority (SQA) is the principal organisation mandated to provide policy advice, regulate, quality assure and coordinate Post School Education and Training (PSET) in Samoa. Its long-term strategy is guided by the Education Sector Plan (ESP) 2019-2024 and the PSET Strategic Plan 2020-2024 with its Corporate Plan 2021-2024 guiding its work over the medium-term. Goal 3 of the Education Sector Plan (ESP) 2019 2024, Goals 1 and 2 of the PSET Strategic Plan 2020 2024 specifically establish directions of Education towards improved learning outcomes for all levels of education.
The SQA Corporate Plan 2021-2024 is based on the importance that the Government of Samoa has placed upon skills and knowledge of PSET learners to be productive for a prosperous Samoa in the future. The need to promote closer links between PSET and the human resource capability needs of Samoa has... been signalled as important for future development of the nation. Hence, the establishment of national quality standards with a culture of continuous improvement as fundamental toward achieving this goal. Specifically Objectives 1 and 2 of SQA Corporate Plan 2021 2024 emphasise quality assurance as well as enhancing relevance and access of PSET as core towards achieving the overall education goals.
The Quality Assurance (QA) System in place for PSET in Samoa with the Policies and Processes have been implemented since development in 2006 with the first Review that took place in 2014. In accordance with the SQA Review Cycle and identification of gaps and areas for improvement from implementation it is timely and appropriate that the Policies are reviewed.
In line with the above the SQA is seeking the service of a Consultant to: Review the Quality Assurance Policies and associated Processes
Full Terms of Reference (TOR), key selection criteria and a background information package are available from the SQA Office:
Applications close on Friday 29th of May 2021 @4:30pm at the Office of the Samoa Qualifications Authority.
All applications must include a Curriculum Vitae, contact information for two referees and an outline of the methodology proposed for carrying out the activity and completing the Terms of Reference Apia Samoa (+1 other)