Post secondary/tertiary institutions and training providers seeking accreditation from the Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC) will have the opportunity to do so when that agency hosts a workshop on Preparing for Accreditation.
The four day workshop, which runs from October 9 to 17, will be held at the Grand Barbados Beach Resort, Aquatic Gap, Christ Church.
The workshop’s objectives include preparing a self-study for the external evaluation process, and developing institutional understanding of the procedures and good practice associated with conducting this study. It will also entail hosting the peer evaluation visit and using the self-study and evaluation visit for quality assurance and enhancement.
The facilitator of the workshop will be Dr. Lynn Priddy, Director of Education and Training for the Higher Learning Commission (USA) Dr. Priddy is responsible for the general education and training programmes and services for external evaluators and institutions, as well as for 1300 member Peer Review Corporations in the USA.
The registration deadline for the workshop is Friday, September 12. Forms may be collected at the Council’s Secretariat at Weymouth Corporate Centre, Roebuck Street, St. Michael, or downloaded from the Council’s website at www.bac.gov.bb. Further information may be obtained by contacting the Council at 436-9094 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.