ELEVEN STUDY PROGRAMS OF GRADUATE SCHOOL EARN PREMIER INSTITUTION ACKNOWLEDGEMENT FROM ASIC ACCREDITATION
Eleven Study Programs at Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta (UNY) Graduate School received the title of Premier Institution from ASIC (Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities). The accredited study programs are Applied Linguistic(Master Degree), Education Management (Master and Doctoral Degree), Educational Research and Evaluation (Master and Doctoral Degree), Guidance and Counseling(Master Degree), Educational Technology(Master Degree), Social Science Education (Master Degree), Sport Science (Master Degree) and Vocational Education (Master and Doctoral Degree).
ASIC accreditation is an international quality standard for schools, colleges, universities and online learning providers, and is recognized by the UK Home Office. The fields assessed include place, health, and security, the delivery of material in teaching and learning activities, learning environment, management and staff, quality assurance, marketing and recruitment.
ASIC accreditation benchmarking that is clearly defined and objectively carries independent information for students and education professionals. Accreditation through ASIC will help students and parents make more informed choices and will also help schools, colleges, universities, training providers or distance education providers to improve the quality of institutions based on international standard.
Lee Hammond as CEO of ASIC revealed that international accreditation allows students to get a realistic and honest picture of what the institution really is in terms of quality, resources, student support, and ethics. (ant; Tj.Lak)