Languages and Accreditation
Accreditation and Federal Policy 2018: An Invitational Summer RoundtableJune 20, 2018 • Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill • Washington, DC
Accreditation and Federal Policy 2018 is a one-day roundtable focusing on the latest policy developments, including legislation and federal regulations, affecting higher education accreditation.
The Invitational Roundtable—this year’s CHEA/CIQG summer event – is open to CHEA member institutions and CHEA- and U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting organizations.
Click here for more information, including a registration form and link to the conference hotel for reservations.
Latvian Education Ministry Proposes That Private Universities and Colleges Should Not Be Permitted to Teach in Russian (The Baltic Times, May 24, 2018) “According to amendments to the Law on Institutions of Higher Education proposed by the Education and Science Ministry, universities and colleges whose study programs are taught in languages that do not meet the requirements laid down in the law will have to discontinue these programs once their accreditation period ends.”
Jobs Top Priority as UGC Sets Target 2022 for All Institutes (The Economic Times [India], May 24, 2018) “[One ] objective will call for mandatory accreditation of every institute by 2022 with a minimum score of 2.5 from the National Assessment & Accreditation Council. Non-accredited institutes will be mentored so that they can get accreditation by 2022.“
Position Announcement: Vice President for Research and Policy Analysis, Council for Higher Education/International Quality Group.
The Vice President for Research and Policy Analysis will develop and oversee a comprehensive research program consistent with CHEA/CIQG goals and strategic thinking. Read the position announcement for more information.
Nepal’s Education Needs Major Policy Reforms (Kathmandu Post, May 24, 2018) ”We should remember increasing budget would not ensure quality. The budget will increase if there is assurance of improving quality.”
Easy Access to Distance Learning in the North (Namibia Economist, May 21, 2018) “The accreditation of the degrees and certificates is essential for a successful distance learning experience.”
Roadmap to Address Poor Quality at Universities (University World News, May 18, 2018) “Egypt’s National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education has adopted a range of measures to tackle the poor quality of university education in the country. Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić, senior advisor of international affairs at the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in the United States, said the roadmap covered a range of topics.”
Global Quality Control for English Learner Programs (Language, May 17, 2018) ) “Egypt’s National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education has adopted a range of measures to tackle the poor quality of university education in the country. Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić, senior advisor of international affairs at the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in the United States, said the roadmap covered a range of topics.”