NILD organizes APACC virtual training for 20 participants

NILD organizes APACC virtual training for 20 participants

DILI, 23 august, 2021 (TATOLI)- The National Institute of Labor Development (NILD) is organized Asia Pacific Accreditation Certificate Commission (APACC) virtual training for 20 participants to provide the sufficient human resource in working on the accreditation process for universities and Institutions in Timor-Leste.

The 20 Participants have received the accreditation certificate which is composed of lecturers (teachers) from a senior officer, trainers from NILD, Minister of Education Youth and Sport (SoEYS), SEFOPE, Professional Training Centers, Technique vocational School, ANAAA, and Universities.

The Director of the National Institute of Labor Development (NILD) Isabel Fernandes de Lima said, during the training, the trainers will introduce the criteria to the indicators and sub-indicator of APACC and It is also to transmit rules, responsibility, and attribution for accreditor of APACC.

“The participants must genuinely understand the process relating to the accreditation, and it must be involving all the require documents during the period of the institutional evaluation even before,” The National Institute of Labor Development (NILD), Isabel Fernandes De Lima told journalists in Joao Paul room, Comoro, on 23 August, this Monday.

The executive director of the National Authority of Accreditation Academics (NAAA), Edmundu Viegas said that Timor-Leste assists National Qualification System (NQS) as it is composed of two agencies as NILD and NAAA, these agencies are coordinating with the Secretary of State of Vocational Training (SEFOPE) and Minister of Higher Education, Art, and Culture (MHEAC).

He added that NILD and NAAA are responsible as the witness for this training program to ensure the participants are qualified for this training to get the accreditation certificate for their universities or institutions.

There are 4 Institutions under the process for accreditation; Saõa de Britu Caisait Institution, Polytechnic Betano Institute, Boaventura Institute, and João Sandalho Institution and among others. the rest have been accredited.

It is recalled that the Asia Pacific Accreditation and Certification Commission (APACC) were established through Seoul declaration in 2004. The APACC is working to provide the proof for accreditation service and International certification.

It is also established to responding to the technical higher institutional management system and the professional training on quality of Technical Vocational Education and Training, It is to ensure on working produce to empower which is competitive and quality.


Journalist: José Belarmino De Sá

Editor: Nelia Borges Rosario


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