Benefits for Deakin University
Accreditation by the Distance Education and Training Council is:
- An impartial indicator of institutional and educational quality
for prospective and current students, educators, employers and the public;
An expression of confidence in Deakin’s off-campus courses and services
by its peers;
An assurance of high standards and educational quality in Deakin’s
adherence to established criteria, policies and standards, and
- An internationally recognised quality label.
Deakin chose to seek DETC accreditation :
- to raise the University’s profile as a quality distance education
provider, both in the USA as well as in other countries which look to US
bodies for indications of credibility and quality.