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News: Announcement on the Results of Institutional Certified Evaluation and Accreditation Conducted on Universities in the 2016 Academic Year


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Results of Institutional Certified Evaluation and Accreditation Conducted on Universities in the 2016 Academic Year

Results of Institutional Thematic Assessments Conducted on Universities in the 2016 Academic Year


Results of Institutional Certified Evaluation and Accreditation Conducted on Universities in the 2016 Academic Year

NIAD-QE, certified by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, conducts Certified Evaluation and Accreditation (CEA) of universities, colleges of technology and graduate law schools.


NIAD-QE has compiled the results of institutional CEA conducted on universities in the 2016 academic year into an Evaluation and Accreditation Report, notified the applicable universities and their founders of the results, and reported the results to the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.


All the universities for which the CEA was conducted this time were found to be in conformity with the applicable laws and regulations, including the standards for the establishment of universities, and were deemed to have met the standards for university evaluation and accreditation established by NIAD-QE.


Evaluated Universities

National University
Saitama University

Ochanomizu University

Hiroshima University

Public Universities

Akita Prefectural University

Maebashi Institute of Technology

Tokyo Metropolitan University

Toyama Prefectural University

Ishikawa Prefectural University

Shizuoka University of Art and Culture

Kyoto Prefectural University

Osaka Prefecture University

University of Hyogo

Okayama Prefectural University

Fukuyama City University

Kyushu Dental University

FUKUOKA PREFECTURAL UNIVERSITY

Fukuoka Women’s University

Oita University of Nursing and Health Sciences


 

You can check the results of institutional CEA conducted by certified evaluation and accreditation organizations, including NIAD-QE, on the website of the Japan Network of Certified Evaluation and Accreditation Agencies (JNCEAA).

 

Results of Institutional Thematic Assessments Conducted on Universities in the 2016 Academic Year

Focusing on distinctive features of institutions, NIAD-QE offers three thematic assessments on distinctive features of universities that have applied.


At the time of application, universities choose one or more themes that they wish to be evaluated on.


NIAD-QE has compiled the results of institutional thematic assessments conducted on universities in the 2016 academic year into an Assessment Report and notified the applicable universities and their founders of the results.

The results for the universities for which thematic assessments were conducted this time are given below.


Assessment Results

Institutional Thematic Assessment A: Research Activities (three universities)
Public Universities

Assessment Results

Osaka Prefecture University     

Attainment of goals is excellent.

Fukuyama City University

Attainment of goals is satisfactory.

Oita University of Nursing and Health Sciences     

Attainment of goals is satisfactory.



Institutional Thematic Assessment B: Community Engagement (seven universities)
National University

Assessment Results

Saitama University   

Attainment of goals is good.

Public Universities

Assessment Results

Osaka Prefecture University     

Attainment of goals is excellent.

Maebashi Institute of Technology     

Attainment of goals is good.

Kyoto Prefectural University     

Attainment of goals is good.

Fukuyama City University     

Attainment of goals is good.

Kyushu Dental University      

Attainment of goals is excellent.

Oita University of Nursing and Health Sciences     

Attainment of goals is good.



Institutional Thematic Assessment C: Internationalization of Higher Education (one university)
Private University

Assessment Results

J. F. Oberlin University Attainment of goals is excellent.



*Description of assessment results
Assessment Results Criteria for Judgment

Attainment of goals is excellent.

Analyses of the respective perspectives revealed the initiatives and activities as being excellent, and the institutional goals have been highly attained.

Attainment of goals is good.

Analyses of the respective perspectives revealed the initiatives and activities as being good, and the institutional goals have been sufficiently attained.

Attainment of goals is satisfactory.

Although the analyses of the respective perspectives found some initiatives and activities to need improvement, the institutional goals have generally been attained.

Attainment of goals is unsatisfactory.

Analyses of the respective perspectives found the implementation of the initiatives and activities to be problematic, and the institutional goals not to have been attained.




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