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INQAAHE

The International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education

The International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE) is a world-wide association of 300+ organisations active in the theory and practice of quality assurance in higher education. The great majority of its members are quality assurance agencies that operate in many different ways, although the Network also welcomes (as associate members) other organisations that have an interest in QA in HE.

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CANQATE

Caribbean Area Network for Quality Assurance in Tertiary Education

The aims and objectives of CANQATE are compatible with those of INQAAHE whose principal purpose is to “enable members to share information about the maintenance, evaluation, accreditation and improvement of higher education and to disseminate good practices in the field of Quality Assurance”

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CARICOM

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is a grouping of   twenty countries: fifteen Member States  and five  Associate Members. It is home to  approximately sixteen million citizens, 60% of whom are under the age of 30,  and from the main ethnic groups of Indigenous Peoples, Africans, Indians, Europeans, Chinese,  Portuguese and Javanese. The Community is multi-lingual; with English as the major language complemented by French and Dutch  and  variations of these, as well as African and Asian expressions.

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CARICOM Point of Entry/Departure/Inland Complaints Form

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

EducationUSA 

The Official United States Government Guide to U.S. Higher Education.  EducationUSA actively promotes U.S. higher education by offering accurate, unbiased, comprehensive, objective and timely information about accredited education institutions in the U.S.

Council for Higher Education Accreditation

This site contains a listing by State and by accrediting agency of all accredited degree -granting and non degree-granting institutions.

Information about Diploma Mills used by the State of Oregon

This site contains information on accredited schools in the United States as well as information on fraudulent accrediting agencies, institutions and diploma mills.

NON-ACCREDITED INSTITUTIONS

This database lists approximately 6,900 post-secondary educational institutions and programmes in the United States that are accredited by a recognized accrediting agency and/or recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE). Please note that the New York Board of Regents is the ONLY State agency in the USA that the USDE has recognized to accredit degree-granting institutions.

UNITED KINGDOM

Department of Education

Department of Education – Recognised Degrees

These sites deal with accredited universities and degrees in the United Kingdom. There are approximately 115 institutions with their own degree awarding powers and 19 colleges and institutions that the University of London had given the permission to award University of London degrees listed on these sites.

UNITED KINGDOM

Department of Education

Department of Education – Recognised Degrees

These sites deal with accredited universities and degrees in the United Kingdom. There are approximately 115 institutions with their own degree awarding powers and 19 colleges and institutions that the University of London had given the permission to award University of London degrees listed on these sites.

CANADA

The Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials

This site deals with the recognition of Diplomas and Degrees in Higher Education in Canada. A list of all recognized universities in Canada can be found on the site.

http://www.aucc.ca

This site represents 90 Canadian public and private not-for-profit universities and degree-granting colleges in the Maritime Provinces.

INDIA

The National Assessment and Accreditation Council

The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) is an autonomous body established by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India to assess and accredit institutions of higher education in the country. This site lists the recognized colleges and institutions in India.

HONG KONG

http://www.hkcaa.edu.hk/en/accredited.asp

The Hong Kong Council for Academic Accreditation (HKCAA) was set up to carry out academic accreditation at tertiary institutions in Hong Kong and to provide advice to Government on education standards and qualifications in general. This website lists post-secondary programmes accredited by the HKCAA.

HONG KONG

http://www.hkcaa.edu.hk/en/accredited.asp

The Hong Kong Council for Academic Accreditation (HKCAA) was set up to carry out academic accreditation at tertiary institutions in Hong Kong and to provide advice to Government on education standards and qualifications in general. This website lists post-secondaryprogrammes accredited by the HKCAA.

SOUTH AFRICA