BTC's Pursuit of International Accreditation
Council for the
Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
The Bahrain Teachers
College (BTC) has, as of February 2022, submitted its report as part of its
application for accreditation from the US-based Council for the Accreditation
of Educator Preparation (CAEP). This comes after a required three-year period of
data collection and analysis that began in Sepember 2018. CAEP is the main
accreditor of teachers' colleges in the US, and increasingly around the world.
Many teachers' colleges in the Gulf region have obtained it or are in the
process, like BTC, of obtaining it.
What does accreditation do for a teacher's
demonstrates the international quality of the college's preparation of
teachers, school leaders, and other educational professionals. It shows the
college's impact, and it holds the college accountable to ensuring that its
main focus is on the preparation of quality educators.
countries do not have teacher education accreditors that will review and
accredit colleges outside their own country. CAEP does so as it wishes to have
an international impact. Of all teacher education accreditors around the
world that will review and bestow accreditation on colleges outside their home
country, CAEP is considered to be the best and most rigorous. To become
accredited by CAEP will be an important accomplishment.
When will BTC become
A review panel will take place in November
2022. A few months later, BTC will be informed of its status.
check back on this page frequently to see updates about the college's pursuit
of CAEP accreditation.