Sunday, July 11, 2010

International Distance Education Accreditation League Inc. 1st Quarter Meeting

International Distance Education Accreditation League Inc. (IDEAL) 1st Quarter Meeting at Laguna State Polytechnic University, Sta. Cruz Campus, Laguna, Philippines on 30 June 2010.

Among the IDEAL Founding Directors who attended the meeting are:

- Hon. Prof. Dr Nelson Binag, IDEAL President
(President Emeritus, Sultan Kudarat State University, Philippines)

- Hon. Prof. Dr Serafin Ngohayon, IDEAL Secretary and Treasurer
(President, Ifugao State University, Philippines)

- Hon. Prof. Dr Ben Lee, IDEAL Vice-President for Administration & Finance
(President & Founder, EDS Business School, Malaysia)

- Hon. Prof. Dr Douglass Capogrossi, IDEAL Vice-President for Accreditation
(President, Akamai University, USA)

- Hon. Prof. Dr Ricardo A. Wagan, IDEAL Vice-President for Public Relation
(President, Laguna State Polytechnic University, Philippines)

- Hon. Prof. Dr. Cecilia N. Gascon, IDEAL Founding Director
(President, Southern Luzon State University, Philippines)

- Hon. Senator Mustafa Kamal, IDEAL Advisor
(Member of Senate, Malaysia Parliament, Malaysia)

International Distance Education Accreditation League Inc. (IDEAL) was conceived by well-recognized and respected educational leaders from the Philippines, Malaysia, Macedonia, Bangladesh and the United States of America. After a meeting of minds the educational leader formulated on November 6, 2009 at Penang, Malaysia during the EDS Asia Pacific International University Leadership Colloquium the Declaration of Founding of the IDEAL, Inc. The founding document was signed on November 8, 2009 by its 10 founding directors with the intent to add one director to make it eleven.

In order to be granted its juridical personality, the IDEAL, Inc was registered on the 5th of February 2010 at the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission at its Davao Extension office, Philippines in accordance with the corporation Code of the Philippines upon the presentation of the IDEAL's Articles of Incorporation and By-laws.

Based on its vision, the IDEAL, Inc shall "assure the highest standards of educational excellence and institutional integrity for international distance education and cross-border instutions of higher education and training. Its mission states that it shall delineate and establish standards and procedures for educational quality and institutional integrity, shall advance international networking and friendship among its membership, promote affiliations, partnership and joint ventures, and shall recognize and honor excellence among distance learning and cross-border educators and educational leaders".

With this IDEAL System of Operations in Distance Education Institutional Audit, it is hope that distance education throughout the world shall be of eminence and excellence, applicability and accountability, entree equity as well as efficiency and effectiveness.

News by EDS Team @ 11 July 2010.

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