A Study on Reformation of National Vocational Educational System Based on National Competency Standards


A Study on Vocational Curriculum Development of Technical High School Based on NCS (National Competency Standards) As the industrial structure and demand has been high upgrading and complicated, it needed to develope NCS(National Competency Standards) that present skills required by the industry and real work fields at the national level. The purpose of this study is to develop a vocational curriculum of technical high school based on the NCS. The methodology of study used Delphi technique. I collect feedback through expert consultation and held public hearings and forums. The results of the study are as follows. First of all, reflecting the characteristics of the structure of the workforce for high school graduators, it was restructured the curriculum in family groups of 5 to 18 subject groups. Second, it was restructured in 62 departments to 44 departments through examining the NCS classification system and obtaining certification and qualification analysis. Third, it proposed 170 types of personnel to be positive in technical high schools. Fourth, the NCS learning module was to take advantage of the in 440 NCS practical courses. Fifth, it was suggested that the curriculum assessment system is based on the achievement evaluation of NCS. Sixth, for stably settling brand new revised curriculum in school, it proposed plans of strengthening teachers' capacity and consulting curriculum. Seventh, in order to operating the revised curriculum, the law issues with teachers and laboratory for environmental improvement were suggested. Therefore,the vocational education system that is focus on duties required by industrial needs based on the NCS needs to be improved.

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Hyeon Mi Rha, KRIVET, South Korea

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Conference: ACEID2017
Stream: Educational Policy, Leadership, Management and Administration

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