Stranmillis University College

Course Compliance


Courses of teacher education in Stranmillis University College undergo rigorous procedures of accreditation, approval, validation and quality assurance.

Accreditation is by the General Teaching Council for Northern Ireland, which has authority and responsibility for the accreditation of all programmes of initial teacher education in Northern Ireland.

Accredited courses are then subject to government approval by the Department of Education (Northern Ireland), based on inspection by the Education and Training Inspectorate and government regulations (circular 2010/03).

Degree programmes are validated by the Queen’s University of Belfast, a Russell Group university, of which Stranmillis is a college, regarding achieving the standards of higher education at the appropriate level.

Quality assurance is subject to the full procedures of the university in which the college is academically integrated, administered by the Learning and Teaching Committee of which the Vice-Principal is chair.

Dr C A Boyd's Signature  

Dr C A Boyd
Vice-Principal