ACCREDITATION OF BUSINESS EDUCATION IN PAKISTAN: A STEP TOWARDS INTERNATIONALIZATION

Mohammadi Sabra Nadeem, Qaisar Abbass, Uzma Javed

Abstract


To meet the challenges of the quality of higher education in Pakistan, National Business Education Accreditation Council (NBEAC) has introduced national level accreditation standards to assure prospective students, of the high standing of their program. The present research aims to compare the standards of NBEAC with international standards of EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) to assess whether NBEAC has the capacity to address education mobility across countries.  The finding of the research concluded that NBEAC standards are very well compatible with EQUIS standards. Thus, NBEAC accreditation  can  be  used  as  a  step  towards  international  accreditation  by  Pakistani institutions.


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International accreditation, quality assurance, Pakistani higher education, EQUIS, NBEAC

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