Monthly Archives: December 2013

Australian Regulators Find Problems in Marketing Practices

A review of a sampling of the 4900 training colleges’ websites in Australia have show a large number of violations industry wide within the industry’s marketing practices. The review has show that possibly around 45% of the colleges are in violation of registration standards. Seems the United States is not the only country looking at the standards of the vocational industry.

Read More: Scrutiny for College Marketing Practices by John Ross for The Australian Inside Higher Ed


Senators Questioning the Accreditors Effectiveness – Again

As the re-certification of the Higher Education Act comes closer, key US Senators are once again discussing their concerns on the processes of accreditors in higher education.

Read More: Senators Say Accreditors Are Ineffective and Beset by Conflicts of Interest – Government – The Chronicle of Higher Education

APSCU Winter Meeting a Different Scene

The Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) winter meeting is focusing on employment trends in workforce education, skill gas, and how colleges can help their students be better prepared for today’s demanding workforce.

Read More:For-Profit Colleges’ Winter Meeting Focuses on Employment – Bottom Line – Blogs – The Chronicle of Higher Education