KOSEN International Standard (KIS) Accreditation System
One of the pillars of engineering education, the regular course education of KOSEN is an integrated five-year education system. For these five years of regular course education, the quality assurance of the quality of KOSEN’s regular course education will be clearly stated both domestically and internationally by providing quality assurance based on the “KOSEN International Standard for Technical College Education (KIS)”, which is an international quality assurance framework for education.
For improving the quality of KOSEN education and ensuring the quality of education internationally, Japanese Society for Engineering Education (JSEE) has started a certification system to evaluate the educational content of KOSEN regular course education based on KIS.
We are pleased to announce that we have received JAC No. 001 certification (July 2023 issue of Engineering Education) from Japan Accreditation Board for Engineering Education (JABEE) stating that we have met the accreditation and evaluation criteria of KIS evaluation and certification process established by JABEE.
Evaluation and Accreditation
List of Accredited Schools
List of newly accredited schools in 2022
The educational content of KOSEN regular course education is evaluated and certified once a year.
Please contact us for a detailed schedule.
Guide to Evaluation and Accreditation
Submission Materials (2023 Edition)
The “Guide to Creating a Self-Review Sheet” provides guidelines for creating a self-review sheet.
Please refer to this when creating a selfreview sheet.
- Self-review sheet creation guide
- Submission materials (1) _KIS self-inspection (summary)
- Submission materials (2) _KIS-related selfinspection sheet
- Materials to be submitted (3) _Self-inspection form_Table3
- Submission materials (4) _Self-inspection form_Table4
|Basic Policy of the Accreditation System
|Basic Framework for KIS Accreditation and Evaluation
|Basic Framework for Evaluation, Accreditation and Publication of KIS
|KIS Accreditation Criteria
|In order to receive KIS Accreditation, the criteria that the schools to be evaluated must conform.
|Explanation of KIS Evaluation Criteria (for 2023 Evaluation)
|Supplementary explanations to the criteria, specific perspectives on evaluation, guidelines for judgment, etc.
|Procedures and Methods for Evaluation-Related
|Accreditations and Evaluation Procedures and Methods for Accreditation and Evaluation
|Constitutional Criteria of the KIS Evaluation Group
|Regulations on the composition of the evaluation group / evaluation team, qualifications, experience, conflicts of interest, etc. required to become evaluators and evaluation trainees.
|Notes to those involved in accreditation and evaluation (confidentiality)
|Describes confidentiality matters to be observed by related parties such as the evaluation target school and members of the evaluation group.
|Evaluators Code of Ethics
|Describes evaluation knowledge to be observed by members of the evaluation group, confidentiality, handling of confidential documents, etc.
|Acceptance requirements for accreditation assessment
|Describes the requirements for accepting applications for accreditation assessments.
|Detailed Implementation Regulations for the Use, Storage, and Disposal of Evaluation Documents
|Detailed Regulations for the Use, Storage, and Disposal of Evaluation Documents, etc.
|Evaluation concept, evaluation flow, description of inspection reports and reports
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