This paper aims to determine how quality assurance practitioners in Vietnam describe their levels of professional knowledge and related skills, as well as identifying factors that interfere with the development of these skills.
Semi-structured were conducted with 22 quality assurance practitioners who were directly involved in quality assurance policy-making and implementation.
Thematic analysis identified that internal challenges for quality assurance staff were mostly related to their lack of knowledge, skills and experience in this area. Limited capacity in English communication was also reported as a major challenge for Vietnamese quality assurance specialists.
The paper concludes that regular capacity-building programmes can help quality assurance staff gain the necessary knowledge and skills to improve their work performance.
Nguyen, C.H. (2021), "Exploring internal challenges for quality assurance staff in Vietnam: voice of insiders", Quality Assurance in Education, Vol. 29 No. 2/3, pp. 70-83. https://doi.org/10.1108/QAE-07-2020-0080
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