ASIC Accreditation

ASIC Accreditation

Asian College of Teachers (ACT) has always been committed to outstanding teaching and to enhance the quality of the student learning experience,we often go through a quality assurance process by external organizations for obtaining accreditation from both national and international bodies of repute. Accreditation emphasizes quality assurance and a commitment to continuous quality enhancement.

UK based. Internationally renowned. ASIC Accreditation is an internationally respected quality standard for schools, colleges, universities and online learning providers.

ASIC has been formed to bring independent information to both the student population and the wider Higher Education world, through its international accreditation service with well-defined and objective benchmarking.

Accreditation through ASIC will help students and parents make a more informed choice and will also help a school, college, university, training provider or distance education provider, demonstrate to the international student body that they are a high-quality institution.


About ASIC

ASIC is an independent UK quality assurance body specialising in the institutional accreditation of education providers worldwide.

ASIC Accreditation is an internationally respected quality standard for schools, colleges, universities and online learning providers.ASIC operates in over 60 countries working with institutions, and governments, to improve the quality of their education provision.

ASIC benchmarks education providers against rigorous UK quality standards and ASIC accreditation is an internationally-renowned recognition that an institution meets the highest standards of education, welfare and best practice.

ASIC accreditation is holistic; it examines an institution as a whole, inspecting over ninety different criteria across eight main areas of operation.

ASIC’s Affiliations and Credentials

ASIC has also gained many recognitions, memberships and affiliations in acknowledgement of our commitment to quality in education:

  • Recognised by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) in the UK for the Short-term study visa
  • Gained ISO 9001:2015 Accredited Certification
  • Member of the CHEA International Quality Group in the USA
  • Member of the British Quality Foundation
  • Member of GUIDE Association, Global Universities in Distance Education
  • Member of UN Academy Impact group
  • Member of The Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA)

ASIC has accredited Asian College of Teachers

ASIC recognised by UKVI in the UK, is a member of the CHEA International Quality Group in the USA, and are members of the British Quality Foundation, has accredited Asian College of Teachers (ACT) and awarded commendable grades in the following areas: -

A. Premises and Health & Safety
B. Management and Staff Resources
C. Learning and Teaching; Course Delivery
G. Marketing and Recruitment

The main aim of ASIC is to encourage its accredited institutions to become as student-focused as possible in their approach to international education.With ASIC guiding ACT all the way, we aim to improve our services towards our students and provide the highest quality learning that they deserve.

ASIC accreditation is an ongoing development

Once ASIC accredits an institution, there will be a strategy of ongoing development. This can include training programs on subjects like quality student recruitment methods that are effective yet ethical; recruiting and reviewing the work done by agents; improving and developing the admissions system; and helping codes of practice and policies to evolve and keep up to date with the changing needs of the students and the institution.

ASIC accredits all types of institution, including:

  • Universities
  • Colleges
  • Schools
  • Training Organisations
  • Online, Distance and Blended Learning Providers

ASIC benchmarks education providers against rigorous UK quality standards and ASIC accreditation is an internationally-renowned recognition that an institution meets the highest standards of education, welfare and best practice.

How ASIC accreditation benefitsACT

The international education market continues to grow each year but, with the number of education providers growing too, the competition is fierce and the quality of our educational offering will determine how we perform in the present tough market.

Accreditation by ASIC will help boost ACT profile and demonstrate its commitment to being a quality education provider, respected worldwide. The international accreditation by ASIC will reassure students, parents, and agents, that our institution is a safe investment and that we will provide them with professional teaching, valuable qualifications and a positive learning experience.

Amongst others, ASIC is recognised by UKVI in the UK, is a member of the CHEA International Quality Group in the USA, and are members of the British Quality Foundation.

The different factors that comprises of ASIC’s accreditation audit list includes health and safety of the premises, resources available to staff and management, delivery of the course material, welfare of the students, qualifications and awards offered, and marketing and student recruitment procedures.

ASIC goals

  • To protect students and stakeholders from unethical institutions who make false or misleading claims about their curriculum, their teaching methods, and other matters either verbally, in writing or via electronic means.
  • To defend the reputations of genuine institutions, their staff and representatives, allowing them to show that they can offer high-quality education, and that their good names are not tarnished by the actions of a minority of disreputable establishments.
  • To ensure that staff act professionally at all times, that institutions promote and market themselves in a truthful and ethical way, and that they continue to take responsibility for the welfare and education of their international students.

Continual support for accredited institutions like ACT

Accreditation with ASIC is not a one-time process; ASIC is committed to supporting the on-going development and quality enhancement of all its institutions as ACT is hopeful that the institution can reap its benefits immensely.