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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 their 31st anniversary of BAC accreditation. Both Tante Marie Culinary Academy and Basil Patterson College have been with us since 1985. To celebrate their great [...]

By |2016-05-10T14:00:44+01:00May 10th, 2016|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments


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, there have been many articles on the possible negative repercussions of such a move as the industry struggles to identify suitable alternatives. As the only [...]

By |2017-03-01T19:03:57+01:00March 29th, 2016|Opinion piece|0 Comments

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 delegates in developing good practice in accreditation and inspection of higher education institutions.  The seven delegates will form the nucleus of a new higher accreditation [...]

By |2017-03-01T19:03:57+01:00March 3rd, 2016|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

BAC takes over the hosting of the secretariat for the Council of Validating Universities.

On January 1st 2016 BAC took over the hosting of the secretariat for the Council of Validating Universities. The Council of Validating Universities promotes good practice between universities when establishing partnerships.  We at BAC are looking forward to supporting and contributing to their work. More information can be found at the CVU website.

By |2017-03-01T19:03:58+01:00January 12th, 2016|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

BAC completes training with Bahrain’s Higher Education Council

Since October 2013, BAC has been working with the HEC to design a new institutional accreditation system for Bahrain’s higher education providers. Both BAC and the HEC team have worked tirelessly on the project and we were pleased to be able to conduct a pilot inspection at the beginning of December. Another is planned for the [...]

By |2015-12-17T14:26:06+01:00December 17th, 2015|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

CEO Blog – December 2015

Since my last post we have seen the publication of the government Higher Education Green Paper (Please click here for a summary).  Whilst the Green Paper is a consultative document it seems likely that the HE sector in the UK will see the introduction of a Teaching Excellence Framework, the creation of an Office for Students and [...]

By |2017-03-01T19:03:58+01:00December 17th, 2015|Chief Executive blog|0 Comments

BAC meets delegation of Epoka University

Management of the University held a meeting with the British Accreditation Council (BAC) In the occasion of the four day visit to London, UK, on November 30, 2015, the delegation of Epoka University presided by the Rector, Prof. Dr. Gungor Turan, held a meeting with the British Accreditation Council (BAC). BAC, a full member of [...]

By |2017-03-01T19:03:58+01:00December 11th, 2015|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

CEO Blog – November 2015

I hope that this message finds you well. With the Green Paper on Higher Education just published, reforms to the Tier 4 Student Visa regime likely to be announced any day and the Autumn Spending Review due on the 25th November, you would be forgiven for thinking that we would be running out of space [...]

By |2017-03-01T19:03:58+01:00November 10th, 2015|Chief Executive blog|0 Comments

BAC meets delegation of Kazakhstan

During the visit of the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan delegation to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland a meeting was held with Mr. Paul Fear – the Chief Executive of the British Accreditation Council. In the course of the meeting Mr. Fear introduced the [...]

By |2015-11-06T14:44:34+01:00November 6th, 2015|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments