International Association for Quality Assurance in Pre-Tertiary and Higher Education (QAHE), registered in Delaware USA, is an independent, private and international organization which is funded through fees charged for its accreditation services to Academic Institutions in various levels, Certification Bodies, E-Learning Management System Providers and Training Organizations. QAHE is an expert in recognizing higher education institutions for research performances, student services and quality of teaching to value the confidence of the public along with supporting the development of quality assurance systems worldwide. Furthermore, QAHE has been assessed and found to conform to the requirements of ISO 9001: 2015 (Quality Management System), ISO 29990 (Non-formal Education and Training Services Management System), ISO/IEC 17011:2017 (requirements for the competence, consistent operation and impartiality of accreditation bodies assessing and accrediting conformity assessment bodies), ISO/IEC 17040:2005 (the general requirements for the peer assessment process to be carried out by agreement groups of accreditation bodies or conformity assessment bodies), ISO 20000:2018 (Service Management System) and ISO 27001:2013 (Information Security Management System). With its huge network and recognition from worldwide organizations, QAHE accreditation status signifies your institution’s commitment to quality education which is in compliance of international standards.
To develop an intellectual philosophy that is sensible of quality is essential to ensuring that leading institutions remain effective and emerging institutions are enthusiastic on how to advance.
To ensure and strengthen quality assurance in education and training institutions worldwide; and to enhance cooperation between similar quality assurance bodies or organizations and other regional and international quality assurance organizations.
In its activity, QAHE refers to internationally recognized standards and guidelines for quality assurance in higher education, such as the ISO/IEC 17011:2017 (requirements for the competence, consistent operation and impartiality of institutional/training accreditation bodies assessing and accrediting conformity assessment bodies) and ISO/IEC 17040:2005 (the general requirements for the peer assessment process to be carried out by agreement groups of accreditation bodies or conformity assessment bodies) to provide accreditation services.
On-going compliance of accrediting organization requirement is essential, otherwise the accreditation status will be disqualified. Accredited institutions can use the QAHE logo and QAHE promotional materials for the duration of their accrediting agency.