The Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA) is established under the KNQF Act No 22 of 2014 and KNQF Regulations of 2018 to coordinate and harmonize education, training and assessment and quality assurance of all qualifications awarded in the country, with the goal of improving quality and international comparability and realize lifelong learning. The Authority defines the various qualifications offered in the country, and the inter-relationships between them, and creates International comparability.
To aid in this role, KNQA has developed the National Qualifications Information Management System (NAQIMS). The QAIs are the main users of the system as they are expected to apply online for the accreditation of the institution and registration of their qualifications. In line with this, it is of utmost importance that personnel from all the QAIs are trained on how to use the NAQIMS.
PURPOSE OF THE WORKSHOP
The training seeks to train personnel from the QAIs on the functioning of NAQIMS and its use in application for accreditation of QAIs, application for registration of qualifications and registration of learners.
Participants of the workshop will be drawn from the following:
- 1. Director General/ CEO, KNQA;
- 2.Nominated persons from the QAIs (Registrars & ICT Personnel);
- 3.Officers from RAD department;
- 4. Officers from KNLRD and ICT department;
- 5.KNQA Communications and Legal Team
The training will take place online using Microsoft Teams on Wednesday 21st April 2021, from 8:00am – 1:00pm. It will be conducted through practical activities with oral presentations, Question & Answer approach. The RAD and KNLRD department members will facilitate the sessions and the ICT department members will provide the technical support.