Quality Assessors and Organization Reviewers
As part of the application process, all programs must undergo a program quality assessment as outlined in the applicant handbooks. All private applicants must undergo a organization review as described in the Handbook for Private Organizations.
Quality assessors should possess the qualifications and personal qualities to engender the confidence of the board, the Minister, the public, accrediting bodies, relevant regulatory bodies, and degree-granting institutions. Quality assessors must:
The board will seek to select highly qualified individuals as quality assessors who possess:
Chairs of Quality Assessment Panels for graduate program proposals will normally have the following additional qualifications:
The board will strive to name Quality Assessment Panels that reflect an appropriate mix of academic/professional credentials and experience related to the field. In establishing its roster of quality assessors, the board may seek nominations of qualified individuals from the public and a wide variety of constituencies, including but not limited to the following:
Suggestions for and self-nominations by qualified individuals are welcome.
Information for Assessors and Reviewers
Entering Canada as an Assessor or Reviewer
Citizenship and Immigration Canada notes that professors and academic experts may come to Canada to evaluate academic projects and research proposals. In these cases they do not need a work permit.
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