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Communication and consultation

Improving our stakeholder communication and consultation process will ensure that the accreditation and Enrolment and Degrees Awarded systems are transparent and receptive to the input. Stakeholders will experience:

  • Improved opportunities for engagement and feedback
  • Improved understanding of the rationale of specific improvements
  • Ongoing awareness of activities and changes to Accreditation and the Enrolment and Degrees Awarded Survey 

News on communication and consultation


June 2019

Communication

Engineers Canada was proud to be a Partner Innovator Sponsor of this year’s Canadian Engineering Education Association Conference. Luigi Benedicenti, CEAB Chair delivered welcome remarks for the conference, emphasizing the role of accreditation in innovation.


February 2019

Communication

Building on the success of last year, on February 3, 2019 we once again hosted an accreditation meet-and-greet in Ottawa alongside the CEAB winter meeting.


November 2018

Communication

On December 6, 2018, the University of Toronto's Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering will hold its annual Graduate Attribute Continual Improvement Process Summit. Registrants have the option to attend either online or in person. The summit provides an excellent opportunity for those who work most closely on accreditation matters to meet and discuss issues surrounding accreditation.


October 2018

Communication

Engineering deans and engineering education stakeholders gathered at the University of Calgary campus on October 18 to 20 to discuss ways they can improve collaboration. After some thought-provoking inaugural remarks by the chair and vice-chair, participants heard updates and reports from six groups, including Engineers Canada and the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board.


September 2018

Communication

Having completed revisions to priority accreditation web pages in July, we have conducted a follow-up audit involving evaluations from the Engineers Canada communications and accreditation teams, as well as external volunteers. Measured against the baseline we established in June using the same methodology, the revisions show marked improvements. Out of a maximum possible score of 90, the Accreditation Resources page, which is used regularly by volunteers and HEIs, jumped from 61 to 87.

For more information

For more information contact Lynn Villeneuve, Manager, Accreditation at lynn.villeneuve@engineerscanada.ca