Asia Pacific Accreditation and Certification Commission : APACC
CRITERION I : GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT
The institution’s system of governance and management is sufficient to manage existing operations,
and to respond to development and change.
Indicator B – Qualifications of Administrative Staff
Indicator C – Management Systems and Procedures
CRITERION II : TEACHING AND LEARNING
The institution has a clearly defined mission, and has adopted academic/technical/vocational programs with set objectives and learning outcomes at appropriate levels; and has effective mechanism of delivery and testing to ensure success in meeting these objectives and enable students to achieve the intended outcomes.
Indicator A – Institutional Objectives
Indicator B – Curriculum
Indicator C – Syllabus
Indicator D – Instructional Materials
Indicator E – Teaching Methods and Techniques
Indicator F – Other Related Teaching-Learning Indicators
CRITERION III : FACULTY AND STAFF
The standard of the institution is greatly measured by the qualification of the faculty members and staff. The institution maintains high ranking faculty members in terms of their academic qualifications, experience and professional competence.
It maintains an effective system of recruiting, maintaining and developing an adequate number of highly qualified and appropriate faculty members and staff.
Indicator A – Qualifications and Job Descriptions of Faculty Members and Staff
Indicator B – Faculty Members Assignmentand Load
Indicator C – Systems of Recruitment, Compensation, Development and Evaluation
CRITERION IV : RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
Research and Development (R&D) is an avenue through which new knowledge is discovered, applied or verified and through which appropriate technologies are generated. The institution maintains an environment that firmly supports R&D.
Indicator A – Program of Research and Development
Indicator B – Faculty Participation
Indicator C – Dissemination and Utilization of R&D Outputs
Indicator D – Management of Research and Development
CRITERION V : EXTENSION, CONSULTANCY AND LINKAGES
The presence of the institution should be recognized by the community. Its image is enhanced by extending its expertise through Extension and Consultancy, and sharing, or getting support to, its expertise through Linkages.
The Extension function of the institution involves the application of existing and new knowledge and technology and those generated in the institution to improve the quality of life of the people.
Through the Extension program, they are empowered with appropriate knowledge, skills and attitudes.
Indicator A – Program of Extension
Indicator B – Faculty Members Participation in Extension Projects
Indicator C – Management of Extension
Availing of the services of the institution by community and industries by inviting its faculty members as Consultants is recognition of the competence of the institution to provide expert services.
Indicator – Consultancy Program
Indicator A – Linkages with Industry
Indicator B – Consortia/Arrangements with Educational Institutions
CRITERION VI : RESOURCES
The institution provides an environment which is conducive to effective teaching and learning and which supports the educational programs offered by the institution. The adequacy of financial resources, physical plant and facilities, library, classrooms, workshops/laboratories, information technology, multi-media center and general education laboratories are paramount.
Indicator A – Financial Resources
Indicator B – Financial Management
Physical Plant and Facilities
Indicator A – School Campus
Indicator B – Classrooms
Indicator C – Other Facilities and Conditions
Indicator A – Library Collection
Indicator B – Library Space and Facilities
Indicator C – Library Management System
Indicator D – Other Related Library Matters
Indicator A – Equipment/Tools and Supplies/Materials
Indicator B – Workshops/Laboratories Management
Indicator A – Computers and Licensed Software
Indicator B – Other Information Technology Units
CRITERION VII : SUPPORT TO STUDENTS
Students are the main customers of educational institutions. It is the responsibility of the institution to develop not only the intellectual ability of the student but his total personality as well. Towards this end, a robust program of student personnel services is designed to help the student, throughout his academic life, attain his maximum potential and become a worthy member of the society. Student support services complement the academic program.