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Accreditation Improvement Program updates


December 2020

General

Resources for higher educations institutions and visiting teams participating in the 2021-2022 accreditation cycle are now available on our website. These resources include the 2020 Accreditation Criteria and Procedures Report, the Questionnaire package, and a video tutorial on completing the Course Information Sheet (CIS).


December 2020

General

The Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB) is seeking a member-at-large, who will contribute to the CEAB’s ongoing work to accredit undergraduate engineering education programs across Canada. For more information, see the posting on our website. Applications must be received no later than January 15, 2021.


December 2020

General

The Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB) is inviting comments from accreditation stakeholders on the following proposed changes to the Interpretive Statement on Licensure (Appendix 3 CEAB Accreditation Criteria and Procedures): Current wording (2019 Accreditation Criteria) Proposed wording


November 2020

General

Engineers Canada completed the Resources Report for each higher education institution that participated in this years Enrolment and Degrees Awarded Survey and is a member of Engineering Deans Canada. The reports were distributed to the engineering deans at each institution through the Engineering Deans Canada secretariat. The Canadian Engineers for Tomorrow report is currently in production and will be published soon. If you have any questions, please email accreditation@engineerscanada.ca.


November 2020

General

Only a few days remain to respond to Engineers Canada’s national workplace gender inclusivity survey, which will inform the development of a guideline to help employers increase diversity in their workforces. Gathering the perspectives of representatives of higher education institutions is an important part of gaining a full scope of perspectives on the issue of gender inclusivity. We encourage you to complete this survey and to share it throughout your networks. Take the survey now


November 2020

General

The deadline to submit comments on the recommendations of the Engineering Design Task Force Report is Friday, December 4. The objectives of the consultation are to:


November 2020

General

The 2020 Graduate Attribute Continual Improvement Process (GACIP) Summit Plus will be hosted virtually this year on Thursday, December 10. Co-hosted by the Engineering Collaboration for Online and Remote Education (E-CORE) Project and EGAD, the summit will cover:


November 2020

General

With the deferral of most CEAB accreditation visits in the 2020/2021 cycle, the CEAB shifted its focus to priority workplan items. This led to the creation of several working groups and a task force with specific mandates and deadlines. This is a summary of where each of these groups are at in their work.


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

General

Engineers Canada, through the Canadian Engineering Qualifications Board, is conducting a national survey to learn more about what needs to be in a guideline to help engineers and engineering firms increase the percentage of women in their workforces. Gathering the perspectives of representatives of higher education institutions is an important part of gaining a full scope of perspectives on the issue of gender inclusivity. We encourage you to complete this survey and to share it throughout your networks.

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