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Welcome to our new Assessors

The APAC Board has appointed five new Assessors.

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What do the different psychology organisations do?

It’s a question that people often ask APAC. So here’s a quick rundown on the differing roles of organisations in the realm of psychology.

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Changing of the guard at AAC

Professor Alison Garton, who has chaired APAC’s Accreditation Assessment Committee since 2018, will step down from the role once her term as APAC Director concludes in late November.

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Great work all round

Our Assessors are keen to discover and acknowledge the great work that many higher education providers are doing.

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ChatGPT and the challenge of artificial intelligence

In this episode we talk about artificial intelligence and what it means for learning and teaching with Dr Guy Curtis.

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Inter-professional learning: an introduction

What is inter-professional learning? Why is it useful and how can psychology academics integrate it into their courses with confidence?

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Time to connect again

APAC CEO Michael Carpenter reports from a recent conference held by the Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation (CLEAR).

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Three new faces on the AAC

Three psychology academics have joined APAC’s Accreditation Assessment Committee.

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Meet our new Accreditation Manager

APAC welcomes a new Accreditation Manager, Michelle Mosiere, who started on 20 March.

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Act now to meet new accreditation rule

APAC is reminding all higher education providers of a change to the Rules for Accreditation that requires all new programs to gain accreditation before they begin.

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Using the Evidence Guide

How can psychology higher education providers know if they’re meeting the Accreditation Standards?

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Letter from Kentucky: global accreditation issues and a dollop of burgoo

Last month our CEO Michael Carpenter was fortunate enough to attend the Council on Licensure Enforcement and Regulation (CLEAR) Annual Education Conference (AEC) in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Accreditation: a big year with more to come

It’s been a busy year for APAC and our stakeholders. Here’s a recap of progress so far and an indication of what is still to come.

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Benchmarking explained

What is benchmarking and how can higher education providers make it work well for them?

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Developing cultural responsiveness

How do higher education providers introduce an understanding of cultural responsiveness to psychology students?

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Top 10 tips for scheduling your site visit

Are you an education provider preparing for a (virtual) site visit by APAC’s assessment team? To make the process run smoothly, here are 10 top tips from our assessment team.

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Cultural responsiveness: ‘we are on a journey’

To mark Reconciliation Week 2022, APAC Board member, Professor Romola Bucks, has given an update on the work of the Cultural Responsiveness working party, which she chairs.

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What’s it like to be assessed?

What’s it like to have your learning and teaching, your facilities and your curriculum examined, and to have staff and students chat with our assessors?

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Accreditation: a brief history and why it matters

What’s the reason for accreditation and does it serve a positive purpose?

In this episode we discuss the value and validity of the accreditation process itself. Our guest is Michael Carpenter, CEO of APAC.

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Accreditation fees explained

APAC Accreditation Manager Nghi Robinson takes us through how our fees are set and how the fee structure works.

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On the outside looking in

Meet one of our Assessors, who shares her insights into psychology education and into the assessment process that underpins program accreditation.

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Inside the engine room: APAC’s Accreditation Assessment Committee

What is APAC’s Accreditation Assessment Committee? In this podcast, AAC Chair, Professor Alison Garton, takes us through the answers.

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Assessments: why, how and when?

Listen to our podcast on why accreditation assessments matter and how education providers can get ready to make an assessment a painless process.

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