Rules of certification, levels of certification, certification standards

A person interested in the certification, competent in management of disposal of an object of certification, may submit a request for certification to the IASHE Scientific Council.

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

Certification 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 must be submitted in English or Russian.

Duration of certification procedures can vary from 15 to 90 days - depending on the level and type of certification, 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 levels of certification (involves the direct full-time expert-study of an object of certification), the delegated expert or an expert group (up to 3 people) exercise their functions at the place where the object of certification 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 certification (involves the direct full-time expert-study of an object of certification), 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.

Subject of certification (legal entity or an individual) must publish the author’s material, revealing his point of view on the problems related to the scope of his professional or scientific activities in one of the IASHE or GISAP publications before the appropriate decision of the Scientific Council.

Following the results of the certification, the IASHE prepares and mails the certification documents consisting of the following elements to the customer: 1) Certification Act (presentational document); 2) Certification Declaration (describing the elements of the certification procedure, the list and signatures of experts); 3) The report with the decision of the IASHE Scientific Council concerning the approval of the certification 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 certification procedures of the IASHE may be obtained by the interested persons upon the special request.

ATTENTION! Certification 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 certification object!!!

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

Certification object

Certification levels

 

Certification procedure

Sources of information

Certification criteria

(corresponding to the generally accepted international standards)

Certification standard

Certification ranking

Cost of the procedure (including VAT) - GBP

 

1

Educational and scientific services

1 «Gamma - γ» level 

Remote research

Copies of documents and descriptive data

 

- Sufficiency of characteristics of services

- Necessity and appropriateness of characteristics of services

- Demand for services

- Quality of services

- Authority of services

- Market competition level

- Competitiveness

- State of export of services (international demand)

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

«National»

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 to 5 «Golden Stars»

1200,0

2 «Beta - β» level

Remote research

+

- list of national and international recommendations and accreditations;

- characteristics of employees and/or graduates of an educational/scientific institution;

- characteristics of partners and customers of the organization

«Continental»

1700,0

3 «Alpha - α» level

Direct (full-time) research

- analysis of the scientific and educational process (method, system and the dynamics of functioning);

- analysis of the process of services quality assurance;

- analysis of the competencies of staff and specialists;

- survey;

- dispute (discussion) ;

- analysis of the presented directions of development of services

 

«World»

3200,0 + cost of transportation, accommodation and meals of the agreed number of experts 

 

Certification object

Certification levels

 

Certification procedure

Sources of information

Certification criteria

(corresponding to the generally accepted international standards)

Certification standard

Certification ranking

Cost of the procedure (including VAT) - GBP

 

2

Educational and scientific  activities of an institution

1 «Gamma - γ» level 

Remote research

Copies of documents and descriptive data

 

- Sufficiency of characteristics of core activities;

- Necessity and reasonability of characteristics of core activities;

- Fields of implementation of results of core activities;

- Quality (efficiency) of core activities;

- Prominence of an institution and its activities;

-  Characteristics of partner programs of an institution;

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

«National»

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 to 5 «Golden Stars»

700,0

2 «Beta - β» level

Remote research

+

- list of national and international recommendations and accreditations;

- characteristics of employees and/or graduates of an institution;

- characteristics of partners of the organization

«Continental»

1200,0

3 «Alpha - α» level

Direct (full-time) research

- analysis of the scientific and educational process (method, system and the dynamics of functioning);

- analysis of the  process of activities quality assurance;

- analysis of the competencies of staff and specialists;

- survey;

- dispute (discussion) ;

- analysis of the presented directions of development of services;

 

«World»

2800,0 + 
cost of transportation, accommodation and meals of the agreed number of experts 

 

Certification object

Certification levels

 

Certification procedure

Sources of information

Certification criteria

(corresponding to the generally accepted international standards)

Certification standard

Certification ranking

Cost of the procedure (including VAT) - GBP

 

3

Professional level of individual scientists and educators

1 «Gamma - γ» level 

Remote research

Copies of documents and descriptive data

 

1) experience in teaching or scientific activity; 2) bibliography of the relevant person; 3) scientific degrees and titles of the relevant person; 3) training courses or scientific innovations authored by the relevant person; 4) teaching or scientific programs implemented  with the participation of the relevant person; 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

+

- national and international reviews, recommendations and comments from educational institutions, research organizations and colleagues;

-  officially registered copyright;

- a list of trained specialists – persons prominent of national an international scales;

- description of author’s scientific theories, methods, schools.

«Continental»

800,0

3 «Alpha - α» level

Direct (full-time) research

- author’s essay about characteristics and directions of development of modern sectoral science;

- survey;

- dispute (discussion);

- attendance at author’s scientific  or educational events

«World»

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