Standards and Guidelines

This page features the Standards and Guidelines for ECTE Accreditation. Here is synopsis of the contents of this document.

INTRODUCTION
  • The sources of ECTE accreditation standards
  • Introducing institutional and programme standards
  • Introducing the ECTE Certification Framework
A. ECTE INSTITUTIONAL STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES
  • A.1 – Identity and purpose
  • A.2 – Governance and quality assurance
  • A.3 – Human Resources
  • A.4 – Community and context
  • A.5 – Educational resources
  • A.6 – Finances and sustainability
B – ECTE PROGRAMME STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES
  • B.1 – Holistic integration
  • B.2 – Curriculum Development
  • B.3 – Learning, teaching and assessment
  • B.4 – Student admission, progression, recognition and certification
  • B.5 – Qualification nomenclature and credits
APPENDIX A –ECTE CERTIFICATION FRAMEWORK
  • 1.  Certificate in Theology
  • 2.  Diploma in Theology
  • 3.  Bachelor of Theology
  • 5.  Postgraduate Certificate in Theology
  • 6.  Master of Theology

These Standards and Guidelinesfor ECTE Accreditation were approved by the ECTE General Assembly in Rome, 28-30 November, 2019 and are valid for all ECTE accreditation post-December 2019. These standards and guidelines are to be read conjunction with the Criteria and Procedures for ECTE Accreditation and with the series of ECTE Supplemental Guidelines for QA.