BAC Higher Education Briefing

Background This briefing is intended to provide a brief overview on the key provisions of the Higher Education and Research Act 2017 (thereafter referred to as the Act). The Act gained Royal Assent on the 27 April 2017 following consultation with the sector from the initial Green paper up to the committee, report and ‘ping [...]

By |2017-06-20T16:11:20+01:00June 20th, 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

Competitive Collaboration – An overview of the INQAAHE conference “Between collaboration and competition: the promises and challenges for quality assurance in higher education”

INQAAHE, the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies of Higher Education, holds an annual conference providing quality assurance agencies, universities and governmental educational departments with an opportunity to discuss the challenges of quality assurance in higher education. Held in Bahrain from the 27 February - 1 March 2017, BAC sent Alexandra Carr, Deputy Chief Executive, [...]

By |2017-03-06T10:29:34+00:00March 6th, 2017|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

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 BAC as acceptable qualifications CELTA DELTA DELTAM TrintyCert TrintyDip QTS in English Language/ESOL It is possible that other TEFL qualifications could be accepted, but the [...]

By |2017-03-01T19:03:57+00:00February 24th, 2017|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

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 result of the 23 June referendum for the UK to leave the EU there is still a lacks clarity on the impact that Brexit will [...]

By |2017-03-01T19:03:57+00:00February 14th, 2017|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

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 than 230 institutions across 17 countries. The Accreditation Committee operates under delegated authority from the BAC trustees and holds decision making authority to: Award or [...]

By |2017-03-01T19:03:57+00:00January 17th, 2017|Industry & BAC News|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+00:00December 11th, 2015|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

Legalised Education Certificates

Any UK public document can be ‘legalised’ by asking the UK government to confirm that a UK public official’s signature, seal or stamp on the document is genuine. This might be needed to if a local authority abroad has asked for the provision of a document and they've said it must be 'legalised’. The BAC [...]

By |2015-07-02T09:48:46+01:00May 14th, 2015|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments

Student Visitor Visas

Since 24 April 2015, it has not been possible to apply for entry clearance or leave to remain as a 'student visitor'. Routes for various types of 'short-term student' have been introduced instead. The old 'Student Visitor Visa' (SVV) has been replaced by the Short Term Study Visa (STSV).  This is a change in name [...]

By |2015-05-20T09:23:00+01:00April 30th, 2015|Industry & BAC News|0 Comments
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