UAE Ministry of Education revokes licences of six higher education institutions

The Ministry of Education in the United Arab Emirates has recently revoked the licences of six higher education institutions as they failed to meet quality and accreditation standards.  The six institutions that had their licenses revoked are: Al-Hosn Un

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White Paper - The Changing Landscape of Accreditation: Guide to Secondary-School Recognition in the United States

Accreditation in the United States has been and remains an integral aspect of the education system in the United States. Accreditation functions as the independent quality assurance mechanism to regulate elementary education through higher education inst

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Accreditation Chameleon Part II: How to Sell a Contradiction

Today we’re going to pick up right where we left off in Part I on understanding issues related to recognized study in credential evaluation. Imperfect Evidence The most common threat to properly understanding the recognition status of an institution or p

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NCHE issues press release on registration and accreditation of institutions and programs (Malawi)

The National Council for Higher Education issued a list of decisions regarding registration and accreditation of private institutions and programs. It reminded also that private institutions need to undergo the registration and accreditation process in o

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Accreditation Chameleon Part I: You Come and Go

What does recognition mean? What is the use of accreditation? Depending on where I’m standing on our fair planet, the answer to those questions could be quite different. Understanding what it means for a higher education institution to be “recognized” an

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