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National Accreditation Board Releases Latest List of Universities and Institutions Not Recognized – CHECKLIST


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The National Accreditation Board (NAB) in Ghana has reiterated its name to all instructional establishments and employers to refer all tutorial {and professional} {qualifications} to it for the dedication of their respective statuses earlier than accepting them for any type of admission, employment, or job development.

The decision follows the continual use of educational {qualifications} and Physician of Philosophy (Ph.D.) titles by some people, purportedly awarded to them by establishments the NAB has lengthy ceased to recognize and subsequently doesn’t settle for {qualifications} awarded by them.

Apart from that, the unaccredited establishments in Ghana have been doling out honorary doctorate levels to some distinguished Ghanaians.

The honorary doctorate recipients have in flip been utilizing the honorary titles of “Dr” despite the fact that under normal circumstances it is not supposed to be so if even it was awarded by an accredited establishment.



National Accreditation Board Releases Latest List of Universities and Institutions Not Recognized - CHECKLIST
National Accreditation Board Releases Latest List of Universities and Institutions Not Recognized – CHECKLIST

NAB has on numerous occasions published public notices, reiterating and advising prospective students, parents, and employers to be cautious of academic qualifications from these unaccredited establishments.

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In its newest public discover, signed and issued by the Govt Secretary of NAB, Dr. Kingsley Nyarko, and revealed within the Every day Graphic newspaper on August 24, 2020, NAB particularly talked about that it has ceased to acknowledge tutorial {qualifications} from the next:

• Swiss Administration Centre (SMC) College
• Institute of Skilled and Govt Growth (IPED)
• Cambridge Worldwide School (CIC)
• CASS European Institute of Administration Research

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The NAB defined that it has ceased to recognize the {qualifications} awarded by the establishments due to their “failure to adjust to some directives by NAB.”

“By this publication, the Board repeats its earlier warning to potential college students and most of the people to take observe accordingly and desist from enrolling on programs of the aforementioned establishments,” it added.

SMC College

On SMC College specifically, the general public discovers stated: “NAB, nevertheless, needs to state clearly that those that graduated from SMC programs on or earlier than thirty-first August 2018 possess legitimate credentials that are acknowledged until incontrovertible proof of fraud is established.”

It could be recalled that in 2015 the Swiss Management Centre (SMC), a private university in Switzerland, which runs courses in Ghana as a foreign university, was informed by the NAB that it can no longer enroll fresh students as NAB had withdrawn its registration.

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NAB, nevertheless, defined that persevering with college students [who were scheduled to complete in 2016, 2017, and 2018] might nonetheless go forward and full their programs because the NAB has maintained the registration of the SMC for such college students for the next three years.

As well as, NAB stated the credentials of graduates from the SMC who obtained their levels in the course of the interval the NAB registered it had been nonetheless legitimate.

The reasoning was that, at the moment, NAB had accredited SMC.

NAB nevertheless, cautioned SMC to not admit recent college students from 2016 upwards.

Which means that the qualifications being paraded by persons who graduated from SMC in 2019 and 2020, shouldn’t be recognized, in line with the NAB.

CASS Europe

“Within the case of CASS Europe, it should be famous that {qualifications} of all college students who enrolled after 2015 wouldn’t be recognized,” NAB acknowledged.

The NAB restated its earlier advice to all instructional establishments and employers to refer ALL tutorial {and professional} {qualifications} to it for the dedication of their respective statuses earlier than accepting them for any type of admission, employment, or job development.

M-GIBES

The NAB additionally defined the standing of the M-GIBES School of Enterprise and Administration.

It stated M-GIBES School of Enterprise and Administration, which is positioned at Achimota Mile 7 “has not been accredited by the Nationwide Accreditation Board as required by the Nationwide.

Accreditation Board Act, 2007 (Act 744) and the Tertiary Establishments (Institution and Accreditation) Rules, 2010 (L.I. 1984) to function as tertiary and training establishment.”

It stated, “most of the people, particularly residents of Accra and its environs, are subsequently, cautioned to desist from responding to ads engaging them to enroll in this unaccredited establishment or the programs they purport to run.”

“Any individual that does enterprise with this establishment does so at his/her personal danger,” the general public discover added.

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