accreditation

Accreditation is the act of granting credit or recognition, especially to an educational institution that maintains suitable standards.

Accreditation is necessary to any person or institution in education that needs to prove that they meet a general standard of quality. If you earn a teaching certificate, then you have an accreditation to teach. Usually you'll hear this word in relation to institutions like colleges and universities.

Definitions of accreditation
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n the act of granting credit or recognition (especially with respect to educational institution that maintains suitable standards)

“a commission is responsible for the accreditation of medical schools”
Type of:
certification, enfranchisement
the act of certifying or bestowing a franchise on

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