An overview of the Code of Good Practice
A Pan-Canadian Code of Good Practice in the Assessment of International Academic Credentials is included in the QAF. It contains 41 principles and recommendations endorsed by all organizations that adopt the QAF.
The code covers:
- fundamental principles (e.g., non-discrimination, fair treatment);
- the use of precedents in the assessment process;
- documentation requirements and verification procedures;
- the status of institutions and programs;
- assessment criteria to be considered in the assessment process;
- the appeals process; and
- the need to provide applicants with clear information on:
- processing times;
- document requirements; and
- translation requirements.
Get more detailed information by consulting the Pan-Canadian Quality Assurance Framework for the Assessment of International Academic Credentials (QAF).