Attestation rules, types and levels of attestation, attestation standards

A person interested in the attestation, may submit a request for attestation procedure to the IASHE Scientific Council.

The request must specify the level of attestation and the attestation standard of the planned procedure.

An attestation is carried out by the international expert group, formed from among highly qualified professionals - members of the IASHE or from persons involved in various scientific and educational projects of the IASHE.

Documents and explanations for an attestation procedure must be submitted by the interested persons in English or Russian.

Duration of attestation procedures can vary from 15 to 60 days - depending on the level and type of attestation, as well as the complexity of its actual execution.

In each case, the size and the member-list of an expert group (3 to 5 people, called to execute the certification) are approved by the IASHE Scientific Council.

If the person concerned chooses the 3rd level of attestation (involves the direct full-time expert-study of an object of attestation), the delegated expert or an expert group (up to 3 people) fulfill their functions at the place where the object of attestation is located. In this case, the quantitative composition of an expert group is determined by the customer.

If the person concerned chooses the 3rd level of attestation (involves the direct full-time expert-study of an object of attestation), it is reasonable for the host to organize and hold the conference, symposium or other scientific forum with the delegated expert or group of experts on the pre-agreed subject.

A certified person must publish the author’s material, revealing his point of view on the problems related to the scope of his professional or scientific interest in one of the IASHE or GISAP publications before the appropriate decision of the IASHE Scientific Council.

Following the results of an attestation, the IASHE prepares and mails attestation documents consisting of the following elements to the customer:

1) Attestation Act (presentational document);

2) Attestation Declaration (describing the elements of the attestation procedure, the list and signatures of experts);

3) The report with the decision of the IASHE Scientific Council concerning the approval of the attestation results

4) Honorary certification mark of the IASHE.

A list of all certified organizations and individuals is available on websites and in publications of the IASHE.

Additional details about attestation procedures of the IASHE may be obtained by the interested persons upon the special request.

ATTENTION! Attestation procedure of the IASHE is professional and objective. In every case its results are based on the joint opinion of an independent expert group, approved by the IASHE Scientific Council. These results are not to be adjusted for any reason, not connected with reliable, comprehensive and fair assessment of the attestation object!!!

General mechanism for all types of attestation procedures meets the criteria, set out in the following tables.

 

Attestation object

Attestation levels

 

Attestation procedure

Sources of information

Attestation criteria

(corresponding to the generally accepted international standards)

Attestation standard

Attestation ranking

Cost of the procedure (including VAT) - GBP

 

1

Knowledge

1 «Gamma - γ» level 

Remote research

- examination of copies of documents and accompanying explanations submitted by the interested person;

- examination of answers of the interested person to questions of the expert group;

-selective intersectoral testing of  the interested person

- Hypothetical presence of knowledge

 - Sufficiency, completeness and general quality of data

- Ability to operate data (compose, combine, change, divide into groups)

- Ability to analyze data to formulate conclusions and new meanings

- Publication of author’s material in one of the IASHE publications

 

 

«National»

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 to 5 «Golden Stars»

400,0

2 «Beta - β» level

Remote research

+

- examination of authoritative recommendations, characteristics, reviews, directly related to the object of attestation.

 

«Continental»

600,0

3 «Alpha - α» level

Direct (full-time) research

- examination of thematic essay of the interested person;

 - thematic discussion with the interested person

«World»

1200,0 + cost of transportation, accommodation and meals of the agreed number of experts 

 

Attestation object

Attestation levels

 

Attestation procedure

Sources of information

Attestation criteria

(corresponding to the generally accepted international standards)

Attestation standard

Attestation ranking

Cost of the procedure (including VAT) - GBP

 

2

Professional qualification of the specialist

1 «Gamma - γ» level 

Remote research

- examination of copies of documents and accompanying explanations submitted by the interested person;

- examination of answers of the interested person to questions of the expert group;

-selective inter-sectoral testing of  the interested person

- Level and quality of education;

- Professional experience (career) ;

- Quality and efficiency of professional activities;

-  Demand for and assessment of the specialist (combining jobs, wages etc.)

- Qualification enhancement;

- Recognition  of achievements in professional activity;

- Assessment of professional activity by colleagues, partners, employers etc.;

- Fulfillment of teaching and scientific activities;

 - Execution of managing functions in professional activities;

- Availability of author’s innovations  related to the professional activities;

- Publication of author’s material in one of the IASHE publications

«National»

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 to 5 «Golden Stars»

1000,0

2 «Beta - β» level

Remote research

+

- examination of authoritative recommendations, characteristics, reviews, directly related to the object of attestation.  

 

«Continental»

1500,0

3 «Alpha - α» level

Direct (full-time) research

- examination of thematic essay of the interested person;

 - thematic discussion with the interested person

- attendance at procedures of direct execution of professional activities by the person concerned.

«World»

2600,0 +

cost of transportation, accommodation and meals of the agreed number of experts 

 

Attestation object

Attestation levels

 

Attestation procedure

Sources of information

Attestation criteria

(corresponding to the generally accepted international standards)

Attestation standard

Attestation ranking

Cost of the procedure (including VAT) - GBP

 

3

Results of intellectual and creative activities

1 «Gamma - γ» level 

Remote research

- examination of copies of documents and accompanying explanations submitted by the interested person;

- examination of answers of the interested person to questions of the expert group;

- description of results of the implementation of original innovations

1) experience in teaching or scientific activities; 2) bibliography of the relevant person; 3) scientific degrees and titles of the relevant person; 3) courses and scientific innovations, authored by the person concerned; 4) teaching or scientific programs implemented with the participation of the person concerned; 5) recommendations and characteristics of teaching of scientific activity of the relevant person from educational institutions and domestic and foreign colleagues;; 6) quality of scientific or teaching activity (achievements and prominence);

7) Publication of author’s material in one of the IASHE publications

«National»

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 to 5 «Golden Stars»

500,0

2 «Beta - β» level

Remote research

+

- examination of authoritative recommendations, characteristics, reviews, directly related to the object of attestation.

 

«Continental»

800,0

3 «Alpha - α» level

Direct (full-time) research

+

- examination of author’s essay concerning fields of implementation and prospects of the development of innovations;

  - thematic discussion with the interested person;

- attendance at the procedure of practical implementation of innovations;

- presentation of innovations with the participation of the author and colleagues invited.

«World»

1200,0+ cost of transportation, accommodation and meals of the agreed number of experts