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Throughout July and August, the CEAB hosted a series of webinars ahead of the 2021/2022 virtual accreditation visits to support both HEIs and visiting team members:
As the summer winds down and the 2021/2022 accreditation visit cycle ramps up, Engineers Canada would like to extend a thank you to all who have contributed their time, knowledge, and expertise to this year’s virtual visits. We would like to extend our gratitude to:
Engineers Canada has received all the data from the Enrolment and Degrees Awarded Survey and is compiling all data. Participating HEIs can expect to receive a verification report with their data so that they may confirm it is accurate.
To support the 2021/2022 accreditation cycle, which will be held completely virtually, the CEAB Secretariat has put together a training plan for HEIs and visiting team members. The intended purpose of the plan is to:
At its June meeting, the CEAB agreed to make several updates to the Guide for the Virtual Evaluation of an Engineering Program, and while the general information remains the same, the update includes additional details on the following elements:
As we progress on the full development of Tandem, the project team is actively configuring the system to carry out the accreditation process. The project team has undertaken multiple rounds of internal testing and will continue to modify the system based on internal and external feedback.
The Accountability in Accreditation Evaluation Strategy is a framework through which the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB) can assess and inform the effectiveness, trustworthiness, transparency, and efficiency of the accreditation process.
In the first year of data collection, we gathered input from various stakeholders, including:
The Required Visit Materials Working Group consultation on the recommendations of their report regarding changes to the type of quantity of materials that programs is on-going.
Date entry on Tandem for the Enrolment and Degrees Awarded Survey (EDAS) opened on April 19. The EDAS is an annual survey of Canada's undergraduate and postgraduate engineering programs to assess trends in enrolment and degrees awarded over a five-year period. The results highlight enrolment trends by discipline and institution, as well as the number of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees awarded each year.