Two graduate programs of the College of Education are slated for Level IV (Phase I) Accreditation by the Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines (AACCUP), Oct. 17-19.
CEd will subject its Master of Science in Educational Management and Doctor of Philosophy in Development Education for Level IV (Phase I) accreditation, both are currently Level III Re-Accredited.
The two programs will be evaluated based on the following quality education standards set by AACCUP: Area I (Vision, Mission, Goals and Objectives); Area II (Faculty); Area III (Curriculum and Instruction); Area IV (Support to Students); Area V (Research); Area VI (Extension and Community Involvement); Area VII (Library); Area VIII (Physical Plant and Facilities); Area IX (Laboratories); and Area X (Administration).
“We are doing our best. We have submitted all the requirements to show that we are ready for the accreditation,” said Dr. Rolando D. Dollete, Accreditation coordinator.
Level IV is the current highest level of accreditation status being awarded by the AACCUP to a degree program which demonstrates the highest level of excellence in the abovementioned areas.
AACCUP was organized in 1987 and was officially registered under the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 1989. The organization primarily aims to evaluate and accredit the curricular programs in the Philippines especially the programs under the state colleges and universities.