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Review of all accreditation schemes 2022-2023

Review of all accreditation schemes 2022-2023  BAC is a registered charity with the explicit aim of raising standards in the independent further and higher education and training sector.  We do this through a process of institutional accreditation measuring providers against a set of published standards. All our inspection reports are made public and designed to [...]

By |2022-09-26T15:55:58+01:00September 26th, 2022|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

What are the Benefits of Studying with an Accredited Provider?

Original article can be found at - https://www.findcourses.co.uk/inspiration/hr-learning-development-articles/studying-with-an-accredited-provider-15268 When choosing a training provider, what's the benefit of studying with one that's been accredited? An accredited institution has chosen to seek external accreditation and receive a review on its processes. Accreditation ensures that colleges, universities and training providers offer high-quality education, facilities and a great learning [...]

By |2019-03-26T14:33:01+00:00March 26th, 2019|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

Global Quality Control for English Learner Programs (Language Magazine interview with Paul Fear)

Original article can be found on the Language Magazine website at – https://www.languagemagazine.com/2018/05/17/global-quality-control-for-english-learner-programs/ British Accreditation Council (BAC) CEO Paul Fear explains the rationale behind the organization’s move into the accreditation of English language providers (ELPs) worldwide Language Magazine (LM): Why was BAC formed, and what sort of organizations are accredited? Paul Fear (PF): BAC was formed as a charity [...]

By |2018-05-21T12:56:02+01:00May 21st, 2018|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

EFL and quality assurance. Does it matter?

Article for FE News written by Paul Fear.  Original article can be found on the FE News website at – https://www.fenews.co.uk/featured-article/16495-efl-and-quality-assurance-does-it-matter Published 22 March 2018 1.75 billion people is a huge number, about 23% of the world’s population. That’s the number of people who can speak English to a ‘useful level’ and the numbers are growing fast. by [...]

By |2018-03-28T14:20:15+01:00March 28th, 2018|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

El Gazette interview – An Inspector Calls

Original article can be found on the ElGazette website at – http://digital.elgazette.com/march-2018/interview-an-inspector-calls.html Paul Fear tells Melanie Butler about a new accreditation scheme aiming to raise standards outside of the English speaking world ‘Accrediting EFL courses is not something we went looking for.’ Paul Fear, chief executive of the British Accreditation Council (BAC), is talking about the handful of English language [...]

By |2018-03-12T15:32:29+00:00March 12th, 2018|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

Study Travel Magazine: Interview with Paul Fear

Original article can be found on the Study Travel Magazine website at - https://studytravel.network/magazine/news/2/20166 Paul Fear Published on 25/01/18 This week, we interview Paul Fear, CEO of the British Accreditation Council (BAC), about the association's activities and trends in the independent FE/HE sector in the UK. Firstly, can you give a little background on the British Accreditation [...]

By |2018-02-05T15:15:19+00:00February 5th, 2018|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

Annual inspectors’ event

On 4 October 2017, BAC held its annual inspectors’ up-date and training event in London. A total of 44 delegates attended from around the country. The lively discussions focused on the way that BAC’s accreditation inspections are planned and conducted with a view to ensuring that they remain robust and rigorous and fit for purpose. [...]

By |2017-10-06T09:06:43+01:00October 6th, 2017|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

Great day yesterday at BAC with Council and Exec.Committee meetings! Last meeting and grateful thanks for longstanding BAC Hon. Treasurer Eric Glover

By |2017-04-07T09:47:53+01:00April 7th, 2017|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments
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