BAC 40th Anniversary Stakeholder Event

Last week, BAC held our annual stakeholder event and celebrated our 40th anniversary welcoming attendees both online and in-person. With over 50 attendees from across 8 different countries we had panel sessions, ENQA workshops and a discussion on the future of AI in education and quality assurance. Our panel of Chairs and Honorary President discussed [...]

By |2024-04-16T16:24:12+01:00April 16th, 2024|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

ENQA working group report on micro-credentials

We are pleased to share the final report from the ENQA working group on Micro-credentials. The working group, Chaired by BAC, consisted of a group of 18 representatives from ENQA member agencies across 13 countries with the following objectives: to map quality assurance approaches for micro-credentials across the EHEA (with emphasis on the role of [...]

By |2024-02-07T16:18:14+00:00February 7th, 2024|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

BAC launches the Micro-credentials scheme pilot

Running as a pilot for the first four months, the accreditation scheme for micro‑credentials is designed to recognise the particular qualities and distinctive character of providers that offer micro-credentials, for example, for upskilling and reskilling of participants or as part of articulation agreements with the possibility to be recognised and stacked towards a larger degree. [...]

By |2022-10-12T10:24:17+01:00October 12th, 2022|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

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

Professor Phil Cardew to join BAC as Chair of the Council of Trustees from 1 September 2022

Professor Phil Cardew, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) at Leeds Beckett University will join BAC’s Council of Trustees as its Chair. An experienced educationalist, Professor Cardew has served in senior positions within a number of institutions over the past twenty years in the strategic leadership of teaching and learning, quality assurance and regulation, and partnerships with [...]

By |2022-07-07T14:52:19+01:00July 6th, 2022|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

Sector overview and BAC developments at BAC stakeholder event

BAC was pleased to announce our five-year strategy at the hybrid annual stakeholder event, welcoming attendees in person at our new offices in Wax Chandlers Hall, and online via Zoom. With both internal and external speakers followed by a drinks reception the event provided an excellent opportunity to discuss the education sector in general and [...]

By |2022-05-18T11:43:37+01:00May 18th, 2022|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

BAC Strategy 2021-2026

Following a comprehensive process involving input and collaboration from staff, trustees, inspectors and stakeholders over several months, we are excited to share the new BAC Strategy 2021-2026 The five-year strategic plan, published today, has our providers at the core and clearly sets out five key commitments for BAC: to invest in growth; to continue to [...]

By |2022-03-02T14:29:01+00:00March 2nd, 2022|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

Coronavirus – Guidance issued by Universities UK and UK Council for International Student Affairs

As the Coronavirus continues to be in the news there may be some concern from educational institutions and members of the public, particularly where there are staff or  students returning from China. The overall risk of Coronavirus to the UK remains moderate. Universities UK has published guidance on their website to support institutions along with [...]

By |2020-02-05T12:00:43+00:00February 5th, 2020|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments
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