Education: Certification and Evaluation
Become a certified education provider and confirm the quality of your organization with certification and evaluation services from SGS.
As an education provider, you need to meet a wide range of regulatory standards. We offer a range of certification and evaluation solutions focused on the education sector to help you meet the required standards and confirm the quality of your organization. We can help you acquire a range of certification, including eduQua, ISO 29990:2010 and Q2E, and offer you a number of quality evaluation services.
eduQua: Certification for Continuing Education Institutions
eduQua is the Swiss quality label for providers of continuing education. We can help you gain the eduQua label, confirming the quality of your institution under the following six criteria:
- Course offering
- Value performance
- Learning success
- Quality management system
ISO 29990:2010 Learning Services for Education and Training – Basic Requirements for Service Providers
The ISO 29990:2010 international standard sets out the quality management system requirements for learning service providers in education and training. ISO 29990:2010 is a specification of ISO 9001:2015 for the education industry.
With in-depth knowledge of the standard, we can help you implement ISO 29990:2010, confirming that you meet the standard’s requirements, which focus on:
- The learner
- Learning outcomes
- Learning services
- Competence of the learning service provider
A proven quality management system for schools and other educational institutions, Q2E stands for "quality through evaluation and development". In Switzerland, Q2E is used by elementary schools, high schools and vocational schools.
We can help you confirm that you meet Q2E requirements. Q2E certification is evaluated externally by IFES – the national institutional competence center for external quality assurance at upper secondary level – and must be carried out every six years.
We offer external evaluation to support you in the development of school and teaching quality. We provide a comprehensive external view to confirm that you meet all relevant quality standards and requirements. Our evaluations are conducted according to regional requirements – with or without contextual analysis. These can be combined with ISO 29990 certification.
Our external evaluations focus on the quality of your organizational and educational processes such as:
- Quality and the control of quality processes by the school management
- Individual feedback and the quality development of teachers
- Self-evaluation, school and lesson development, or areas defined by the region or the school, such as dealing with heterogeneity (different talents, cultures and genders) and learning arrangements for independent and joint learning
To find out more about our certification and evaluation services for the education sector, contact us today.