BPS Online Course Accreditation Systems
BPS Online Course Accreditation System (BOCAS) is an international online course Accreditation system designed to evaluate the quality online related courses that either stand-alone or constitute part of a certificate or programme.
BOCAS aims to evaluate the quality of exemplary online courses. Firmly embedded in the general philosophy of BPS education accreditations - internationalisation, practical relevance and quality improvement - BOCAS is open to any institution, including higher education, corporate institutions and public agencies.
Following an in depth review BOCAS provides high quality benchmarks in the market for the use of digital technology in teaching and learning. BOCAS is designed to evaluate online courses in the context of rapidly evolving technologies within the framework of:
BOCAS provides an international quality benchmark in diverse international education landscapes whereby digital technology is applied to teaching and learning. In addition to this, institutions applying for BOCAS can expect the following benefits:
The BOCAS process begins with an enquiry, followed by the applying education institution completing the application form (consisting of a detail Datasheet and Course Self-Assessment Report). The applicant education course will then be subject to assessment by an international expert Review Panel. Successful applications will be awarded with a renewable Accreditation for 3 years.