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Qualifications for English Language providers

As providers are looking to confirm the organisation of their summer schools, questions are being asked about what qualifications their English Language Teachers should hold. The following are considered by [...]

The Higher Education Bill, Brexit and the Office for Students

The events of the last year have left the Higher Education sector in a state of uncertainty. As the Higher Education and Research Bill makes its way through Parliament, the [...]

The British Accreditation Council (BAC) is seeking educational professionals to join its Accreditation Committee

BAC was established by the British Council and the Department of Education in 1984 with the remit to oversee standards in independent further and higher education. Today BAC accredits more [...]

BAC holds its annual briefing and training day for its inspector network

On 5th October 2016, BAC held its annual inspectors’ training day. It was a good opportunity for BAC to update the inspectors on its activities and its future developments. Paul [...]

BAC and FAA sign Memorandum of Collaboration

London, 22 August, 2016 – The British Accreditation Council and the Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA), Malaysia’s independent quality and assurance body for the higher education sector, have signed a Memorandum [...]

The British Accreditation Council releases its Statistics Report 2016

BAC has released its first BAC Statistics Report.  The report includes responses from 206 institutions and as such we believe it to be the most comprehensive of its kind. The [...]

Tante Marie and Basil Paterson celebrate more than 30 years of accreditation with BAC

BAC has been operating since 1984 and our success has been down to the exceptional educational providers who seek our accreditation.  This year, two of our accredited providers are celebrating [...]

Memorandum of Affiliation with The Council for Higher Education Accreditation International Quality Group

BAC has signed a Memorandum of Affiliation with The Council for Higher Education Accreditation International Quality Group (CIQG), supporting the CIQG International Quality Principles. The CIQG Quality Principles can be [...]


ALTERNATIVES ARE AVAILABLE After last week’s announcement of the Higher Education Funding Council plan to change its packaging of the current regulatory framework for its Quality Assurance in Higher Education, [...]

The British Accreditation Council runs training workshop for new Kazakhstan higher education agency

The British Accreditation Agency has delivered an accreditation and inspection workshop on behalf of the Kazakhstan Academy of Public Administration.  Financed by the European Union, the workshop worked with seven [...]