SQU’s College of Education gets accreditation from US agency

  • Date: 21-May-2024
  • Source: Oman Observer
  • Sector:Education
  • Country:Oman
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SQU’s College of Education gets accreditation from US agency



Staff ReporterMuscat, May 21Sultan Qaboos University's College of Education has received International Academic Accreditation for its undergraduate courses from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).This accreditation is a significant achievement that reflects the college’s commitment to maintaining the highest standards in teacher's training. It also confirms the position of Sultan Qaboos University as a leading institution in university education and learning and its continuous efforts to improve academic and professional opportunities for its faculty members and students.CAEP) accredits Educator Preparation Institutions inside and outside the United States of America by providing evidence that confirms quality and supports continuous improvement to enhance the learning of school students.The College of Education obtaind the highest period of accreditation, which is seven years. Thus, the accreditation is valid for the period from 2024 to 2030.The Dean of the College of Education at Sultan Qaboos University, Prof Saleh Salim Mohammed al Busaidi, said that what distinguishes the teacher preparation programs at the College of Education is the balance between the theoretical and practical aspects where students obtain a broad depth of knowledge in their specialty and at the same time acquire practical skills through field experiences and field training.Dr Shubair Abdullah, Head