Academic Accreditation and Quality Assurance
  • Overview
  • Process
  • Information and Download
  • Performance Data
  • Accredited Programs

Vision

To implement accredited unit and recognized programs with outstanding qualified practices that improve accesses to optimal learning through reach educational experiences.


 

Mission

To undertake actions and professional practices focused on improving quality of educational experiences and programs that meet international standards, which lead to distinguished graduates. 


 

Main Goals of Academic Accreditation in the College of Education

The unit works toward accomplishing the following goals:

  • Review, improve and utilize the unit accreditation processes.
  •  Create plans for accreditation and quality assurance in the college that reflect the SQU goals, and assist all departments in achieving their related tasks.
  • Communicate with accreditation and quality assurance agencies and organizations to enhance college practices.
  • Manage and direct several electronic systems; such as AIMS and SQU strategic plan system.
  • Create and propose the college of Education annual report.
  • Socialize the culture of accreditation among faculty, staff, and candidates.
  • Design and deliver workshops on related matters.
  • Organize and manage reviewers and accreditation visits, and follow up on reports. 
  • Provide consultation on accreditation processes as needed. 

 

To contact us, please send an email to:

aqau@squ.edu.om

Year Action  Main focus Note
2016 Review (current) 1. Degree plans for initial & Advanced programs: - Admission, Course work & experience, -Field training  
Design/ modify 2. Assessment system  
2017 Design/ modify (cont.) 2. Assessment system  
Review  
Approve  
Construct Research project proposal: Program impact To be submitted as HM. More than one project might be proposed
2018 Implement Degree Plans  
Pilot Assessment system  
Conduct Research project (year 1) Funding Approval & start of the project
Data set 1    
2019 Data set 2    
Conduct Research Project (year 2)  
2020 Data set 3 Start Self-Study  
Conduct Research Project (year 3)  
2021 Data set 3 remaining    
Conduct Research Project (year 4)  
2022 CAEP onsite visit    
2023 CAEP Decision    

 

Annual Reporting Measures for Academic Year (2019/2020): [September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020)

 

Annual Reporting Measures for Academic Year (2018/2019): [September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019)

 

Annual Reporting Measures for Academic Year (2017/2018): [September 1, 2017 – August 31, 2018)

 

Annual Reporting Measures for Academic Year (2016/2017): [September 1, 2016 – August 31, 2017)

 

The College Performance Data for Academic Year (2015/2016)

List of Accredited Programs at College of Education

 

Program Level: Undergraduate (Bachelor)

1. Program: Early Childhood Education:

Accreditation Agency:

  • Institutional Accreditation: The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Preparation (NCATE) From May 2016 until May 2023
  • Program Recognition: National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)  From August 2014 until August 2023

2. Program: Physical Education:

Accreditation Agency:

  • Institutional Accreditation: The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Preparation (NCATE) From May 2016 until May 2023

3. Program: English Language

Accreditation Agency:

  • Institutional Accreditation: The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Preparation (NCATE)  From May 2016 until May 2023
  • Program Recognition: American Council on the Teaching of a Foreign Language (ACTFL) From August 2014 until August 2023

4. Program: Instructional and Learning Technologies

Accreditation Agency:

  • Institutional Accreditation: The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Preparation (NCATE) From May 2016 until May 2023
  • Program Recognition: International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) From August 2014 until August 2023

5. Program: Science (Chemistry, Physics, Biology)

Accreditation Agency:

  • Institutional Accreditation: The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Preparation (NCATE) From May 2016 until May 2023
  • Program Recognition: National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) From August 2014 until August 2023

6. Program: Islamic Education

Accreditation Agency:

  • Institutional Accreditation: The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Preparation (NCATE)  From May 2016 until May 2023

7. Program: Arabic Language

Accreditation Agency:

  • Institutional Accreditation: The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Preparation (NCATE) From May 2016 until May 2023

8. Program: Art Education

Accreditation Agency:

  • Institutional Accreditation: The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Preparation (NCATE) From May 2016 until May 2023

9. Program: Mathematics

Accreditation Agency:

  • Institutional Accreditation: The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Preparation (NCATE) From May 2016 until May 2023
  • Program Recognition: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) From February 2018 until August 2023

Higher Diploma

1. Program: Psychology - Career Counseling:

Accreditation Agency:

  • Institutional Accreditation: The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Preparation (NCATE) From May 2016 until May 2023

2. Psychology - Learning Disabilities:

Accreditation Agency:

  • Institutional Accreditation: The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Preparation (NCATE) From May 2016 until May 2023

Postgraduate (Master)

All the following postgraduate program are accredited institutionally by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Preparation (NCATE) From May 2016 until May 2023:

1. Curriculum and Teaching Islamic Education

2. Curriculum and Teaching Arabic Education

3. Curriculum and Teaching English Language

4. Curriculum and Teaching Science (Chemistry, Physics, Biology)

5. Curriculum and Teaching Mathematics

6. Curriculum and Teaching Social Studies

7. Educational Administration