Posted on May 17, 2016

Qatar University College of Education (QU-CED) was recently awarded a 5-year accreditation for its academic programs by the highly-prestigious accreditation organization NCATE/CAEP, making it the first-ever national college outside of the US to gain this achievement.

The accreditation process which began in November 2015 included series of audits conducted by 6 experts from top international universities in which the College’s faculty, students and academic programs were evaluated. Congratulating the College, QU VP and Chief Academic Officer Dr Mazen Hasna (pictured) said: “This significant achievement reflects its ongoing efforts to enhance its programs and outcomes. It underlines the College’s core role in advancing the education sector in Qatar and the region.”

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CED dean Dr Hissa Sadiq said: “This achievement highlights the high-quality programs that the College offers to its students, as well as its position as a key partner in contributing to the development of the education sector in Qatar.” CED associate dean for academic affairs Dr Yehya Al-Nakeeb said: “This accreditation is a testament of the College’s ongoing commitment to provide quality programs and to prepare competent and highly skilled graduates for the labor market.”