Abstract: In this article are presented the results of research of development of VET quality in Russia and possibilities of adaptation of the new European standard on VET quality Common Quality Assurance Framework (CQAF) in Russia. The results of two questioning of teachers and heads of establishments of the higher professional education and VET are analyzed. The comparative conclusions by results of questioning of VET-experts in Russia, Sweden, Netherlands, Austria, Italy and Turkey are presented. The results of questioning are confirmed by conclusions from the interview (focus groups) among leaders and teachers of the Russian educational institutions and a national seminar on discussion of the Guidelines developed by the European experts for leaders of educational institutions on the development of VET quality. The practical value of the Guidelines and model of quality CQAF for the Russian educational institutions are defined.
Keywords: VET, quality of education, Common Quality Assurance Framework, CQAF
Recieved: 12.02.2015 Accepted: 15.05.2015 UDC: 54.061