The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) regulates qualifications, examinations, and assessments in England and is the regulator of vocational qualifications in Northern Ireland. They are a non-ministerial government department with jurisdiction in England and are responsible for making sure that:
It is responsible for ensuring that all qualifications and assessments meet high-quality standards by monitoring awarding organizations, assessments, and examinations and taking the necessary action to ensure that the qualifications meet the needs of learners, higher education institutions, and employers.
Moreover, OfQual regulates the level of qualifications that are offered through their regulated partners – Awarding Bodies.
The University Grants Commission (UGC) which functions as the apex body of the University System in Sri Lanka was established under the Universities Act No. 16 of 1978. The functions of the UGC are; planning and coordination of university education, allocation of funds to Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs), maintenance of academic standards, regulation of the administration of HEIs, and regulation of admission of students to HEIs.
The University Grants Commission recognizes foreign Universities/ Higher Educational Institutes based on international acceptance. Universities/Higher Educational Institutes that are listed in the Commonwealth Universities Yearbook and International Handbook of Universities which are authentic sources of information on Universities and Higher Educational Institutes in different countries are recognized at present.
World Education Services (WES) is a non-profit social enterprise dedicated to helping international students, immigrants, and refugees achieve their educational and career goals in the United States and Canada. For more than 45 years, WES has set the standard of excellence in the field of international academic credential evaluation. Through WES Global Talent Bridge, the organization joins with institutional partners, community-based organizations, and policymakers to help immigrants and refugees who hold international credentials fully utilize their talents and education to achieve their academic and professional goals.
The WES evaluation converts educational credentials from any country in the world into the U.S. and/or Canadian equivalents. It describes each certificate, diploma, or degree that is earned and states its academic equivalency in the United States and/or Canada.
WES evaluations are widely accepted and often specifically requested by academic institutions, licensing boards, employers, and government agencies throughout the U.S. and Canada.
OTHM is a UK-based Awarding Organisation regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). They have a network of numerous delivery centers globally to deliver their qualifications and European Nations Campus has a partnership with them to offer level programs in the fields of Business, Management, Accountancy, Finance, Education, Training, Health, Social Care, Human Resources, Information Technology, Logistics, Health, Safety, Project Management, Risk, Tourism, Hospitality, and Strategic Leadership. OTHM aims to develop forward-thinking to support professions and industry by providing excellent qualifications that contribute to a highly qualified and experienced workforce.
OTHM has established strong academic relationships in the UK and overseas to ensure that OTHM qualifications are recognized globally.The local and international recognition has enabled OTHM graduates to enhance their employability skills as well as allowed them to join degree and/or Master top-up programs.
Qualifi is a leading 21st-century Awarding Organisation founded to meet the developing education and training needs of learners and employers from the UK and around the globe serving the needs of learners and employers in the UK and worldwide every year.
They identified a growing demand for consistent and credible academic qualifications and awards as the economy became more competitive and global in nature – especially in many fast-paced industry sectors.
Qualifi works with a growing number of sector skills councils, professional associations, and employers to identify mission-critical learning requirements and assess outcomes of programs to achieve consistent and recognized professional and academic standards.
They have built a reputation for supporting relevant skills in a range of job roles and industries including Leadership, Enterprise and Management, Hospitality & Catering, Health and Social Care, Business Process Outsourcing, and Public Services. Their portfolio includes nationally recognized qualifications as well as bespoke level qualifications.
LRN is recognized as an awarding organization by Ofqual with its portfolio of international creates qualifications in business, enterprise, management, community awards, and Islamic banking as well as qualifications in education and training. These qualifications are internationally recognized as providing proof of the skills and abilities required by educational institutes, professional bodies, and governments. LRN offers its customers qualifications that are easy to deliver, cost-effective, and user-friendly.
LRN was founded by a group of educators and business people and specializes in ESOL, Education training, and management qualifications. The London head office is supported by a team of representatives from around the world.
ENC acts as a university recruitment partner and also has direct links with several universities, colleges, and schools allowing students to explore and enroll with world-class recognized universities of their choice. We partner with and represent internationally renowned and reputed Universities and Colleges across several countries and offer expert guidance to parents and students with regard to education in different reputed universities and educational institutions worldwide. We are dealing in international education and offer professional services to our students. All of our universities are internationally recognized and UGC recognized as well.