Accréditation, Accreditation

19 février 2017

Involving students in accreditation

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Higher education is transforming internally and externally. The demographics of learners continue to shift drastically to be more inclusive of people of color, first generation, part-time, returning, and older students. More...

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18 février 2017

Feds Urge Renewal for Controversial Accreditor

HomeBy Paul Fain. The U.S. Department of Education has recommended a renewal of recognition for the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, a controversial regional accreditor of two-year colleges in California and other Western states. Read more...

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Accreditor Approves Apollo Group's Sale

HomeBy Paul Fain. Apollo Education Group on Tuesday said its primary accreditor, the Higher Learning Commission, had signed off on the company's $1.14 billion sale to a group of three private equity firms. Read more...

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States Intervene in Accreditor's Suit Against Feds

HomeBy Paul Fain. Attorneys general from five states and Washington, D.C., on Tuesday filed a motion to intervene in the lawsuit the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is pursuing against the U.S. Department of Education, which last month finalized its decision to terminate the national accreditor. Read more...

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17 février 2017

ABA Rejects Proposal to Toughen Accreditation

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The American Bar Association House of Delegates on Monday rejected a proposal to require all law schools it accredits to have 75 percent of their students who sit for bar exams pass them within two years of graduation. Read more...

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10 février 2017

Changing world challenges higher education, accreditation

By Mary Beth Marklein. The shifting terrain of higher education worldwide is challenging quality assurance and accreditation professionals to examine how they can adjust or transform traditional practices and policies while also preserving core academic values. More...

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25 décembre 2016

Normalisation - Certification - Accréditation - Qualité

Afficher l'image d'origineQuelles sont les missions et actions de la DGE dans le domaine de la qualité, de la certification et de la normalisation ?
Elle suscite, coordonne et met en œuvre les actions propres à améliorer la qualité des produits industriels et des services et à doter les entreprises d’un environnement technique et culturel favorable à la promotion de la qualité. En outre, elle met en œuvre les actions visant à faciliter l’accès à la certification et à l’accréditation. Voir l'article...

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17 décembre 2016

Bankers' Groups Call for Governing Board for CFPB

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The industry groups said a D.C. Circuit Court ruling that a president could remove the CFPB director at will made the status of the agency uncertain without action by Congress. Read more...

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Chamber of Commerce's Views on Accrediting Suit

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce filed an amicus brief in the D.C. Court of Appeals this week arguing that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau doesn't have the authority to investigate college accreditors. Read more...

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Leader of CCSF's Accreditor Placed on Leave

HomeBy Paul Fain. Barbara Beno, president of the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, has been placed on leave in advance of her planned retirement next year, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. Read more...

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