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

Annual Inspectors Training Day

On 3 October 2019, BAC held its annual inspectors’ training day. This event was led by the Chief Inspector, Diana Morriss, and was attended by 33 inspectors, including two student inspectors and several BAC staff members. It was held at a venue in Hatton Garden in central London. The event included presentations by the Accreditation [...]

By |2019-10-14T12:00:17+01:00October 14th, 2019|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

BAC CEO: Dr Janet Bohrer

We are delighted to confirm that Dr Janet Bohrer is the Chief Executive of the British Accreditation Council. Janet is currently Director of Teaching, Quality and Enhancement at London South Bank University (LSBU).  At LSBU she is responsible for the team that provides the professional advice about academic quality and standards of the awards the [...]

By |2022-07-05T16:15:21+01:00October 14th, 2019|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

BAC launches updated Short Course Provider scheme

In September 2019, BAC were delighted to announce the launch of the updated and revised Short Course Provider (SCP) scheme. A detailed review of the SCP scheme took place to ensure the standards represent best practice and remain relevant. A working group, comprising of experienced inspectors, industry representatives and a child protection expert conducted the [...]

By |2019-10-14T11:27:37+01:00October 14th, 2019|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

BAC announces new fees structure to open up access to accreditation for middle and low income countries

On 26 June 2019, the British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education (BAC) introduced reduced inspection and accreditation fees for middle and low income countries. Paul Fear, CEO of BAC, comments, “Providers from all countries should have the opportunity to be recognised for the quality of their provision and reducing fees for middle [...]

By |2019-06-27T13:20:12+01:00June 27th, 2019|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments
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