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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


October 2020

Communication

At their June 1-2, 2019 meeting, the Accreditation Board directed the Engineering Design Task Force to consult stakeholders on the recommendations of their report regarding the current definition of ‘engineering design’ as it relates to CEAB accreditation criteria and procedures. The consultation period is now open and closes on December 4, 2020.    


October 2020

Communication

Thank you to everyone for reviewing their data verification reports and reporting any inaccuracies. We are now in the process of preparing the Resources Report for each institution. We anticipate distribution of these reports later this fall. When ready, they will be distributed individually  to the engineering dean at each institution through the Engineering Deans Canada secretariat.


September 2020

Communication

A video tutorial Course Information Sheets has now been posted on our Accreditation resources page (under "Other resources") in both English and French. These will be of particular interest to HEIs receiving visits in the coming year, but can be viewed by anyone.


June 2020

Communication

At their June 6 and 7, 2020 meeting, the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB) approved the Accountability in Accreditation Evaluation Strategy for implementation starting this month. Through this strategy, the CEAB will assess the effectiveness, trustworthiness, transparency, and efficiency of the accreditation process.  In 2019, you may have responded to a survey or participated in an interview seeking your perspectives on how to assess the accreditation system.


June 2020

Communication

The Accreditation Board (CEAB) met virtually on June 6 and 7, 2020 to make accreditation decisions for 51 programs at 13 institutions. At the meeting, the CEAB also received presentations from the Canadian Federation of Engineering Students (CFES) and Engineering Deans Canada (EDC), as well as an update from the Policies and Procedures Committee. Subsequent to the meeting, the CEAB also approved the Accountability in Accreditation Evaluation Strategy for implementation starting in June. The next meeting of the Accreditation Board will be held on September 19 and 20, 2020.