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  Diploma Mills and Accreditation - Diploma Mills
Diploma mills can require little or no work but the result is the same, a degree that has no value and is meaningless.
Some of these foreign diploma mills claim to have approval from the education ministry of their country to offer degrees, when, in reality, they're operating without the knowledge of the country.
These organizations work on behalf of diploma mills to ensure that degrees from these schools are determined to be comparable to a degree that is received from an accredited U.S. institution.
www.ed.gov /students/prep/college/diplomamills/diploma-mills.html   (1783 words)

  Diploma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A diploma (from Greek diploma) is a certificate or deed issued by an educational institution, such as a university, that testifies that the recipient has successfully completed a particular course of study, or confers an academic degree.
In Ireland a National Diploma is below the standard of the honours bachelor degree, whilst the Higher Diploma is taken after the bachelor degree.
In Germany the diploma (in German Diplom) is the standard academic degree, comparable with the Master's degree.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Diploma   (231 words)

 Diploma mill - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A diploma mill (also known as a degree mill) is an organization which awards academic degrees and diplomas with very little or no academic study and without recognition by official accrediting bodies.
Diploma mills often have names that are deliberately chosen to sound confusingly similar to prestigious accredited institutions (preventing such confusion is the purpose of trademark law, but the mills strive to barely avoid this legal recourse).
Diploma mills could also be guilty of fraud if they mislead customers into believing that the qualifications they issue are accredited or recognised, or make false claims that they will lead to career advancement, and extort money on the basis of these claims.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Diploma_mill   (1448 words)

 National Diploma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The National Diploma (NDip) (Irish: Dioplóma Náisiúnta) is a three year ab initio specialised higher education qualification in a technology discipline offered by an Institute of Technology or other HETAC designated institution in the Republic of Ireland.
The diploma will generally exempt a student from the first two or three years of a four year university honours bachelor's degree in the Republic of Ireland.
Northern Ireland universities consider the standard equivalent to the BTEC Higher National Diploma, this is also the position adopted by most British universities that have large entrance from the Republic.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_Diploma   (233 words)

 A National Study on Graduation Requirements and Diploma Options for Youth with Disabilities - NCEO Technical Report 36
State and local districts are also evolving a range of differentiated diploma options for students with and without disabilities, and these options need to be examined to assess their potential impact on youth with disabilities.
That is, they advocate for retaining a single diploma option, with additional recognition that allows those students, with and without disabilities, who demonstrate mastery beyond the requirements of the standard diploma to receive credit for their accomplishments.
Proponents of multiple diploma options base their argument for this approach on claims of "fairness" and "reasonableness." They contend that when students experience difficulties in passing state exit exams it is only fair and reasonable to create additional options with alternative or different performance expectations.
www.education.umn.edu /nceo/OnlinePubs/Technical36.htm   (4090 words)

 School of Music 2005-2007 Online Bulletin: Diploma Programs in Performance
Diploma students must be enrolled in at least 9 credit hours in any one semester of residence (4 credit hours in the summer).
The diploma programs are administered by the director of graduate studies, who monitors the progress of the students.
Diploma students are subject to all rules and regulations of the School of Music.
www.indiana.edu /~bulletin/iub/music/dpp.html   (1196 words)

 Higher Diploma: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The graduate diploma or higher diploma in ireland is a postgraduate award taken after a bachelors degree....
The Higher Diploma is currently available in Irish colleges[For more facts and a topic of this subject, click this link] and will be awarded from June 2005, EHandler: no quick summary.
The postgraduate diploma is a qualification awarded typically after a bachelors degree....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/hi/higher_diploma.htm   (807 words)

 Diploma Options and Graduation Policies for Students with Disabilities - NCEO Policy Directions 10
Regardless of the specific diploma options that are available to students, it is important for states and districts to clarify the requirements for each type of diploma, and to make this information widely available.
For all students who repeatedly have not passed the graduation test, this diploma could be earned by developing a comprehensive and convincing body of evidence (including class grades, extracurricular activities, and other convincing evidence) demonstrating that they had met the standards covered by the graduation test.
As states and districts consider the possibility of differentiated diploma options, the requirements that would be attached to different options, re-testing, and an appeals process, there is a need to step back each time to consider the intended and unintended consequences of each alternative.
education.umn.edu /NCEO/OnlinePubs/Policy10.htm   (3170 words)

 Diploma FAQ   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Diploma Program is a rigorous course of study that covers in great depth the world of wine and spirits from a business, theoretical and gustatory standpoint.
The Diploma is viewed universally as the stepping-stone to the ultimate qualification, the Master of Wine.
The goal of Diploma study is to develop expert knowledge of the principal wines and spirits of the world and the commercial factors that influence their manufacture and sale using a thorough system for the professional evaluation of wines and spirits.
www.learnwine.com /dipfaq3.asp   (1115 words)

 The Nobel Prize Diplomas
The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet is responsible for the Physiology or Medicine diploma, the Swedish Academy for the Literature diploma and the Norwegian Nobel Committee for the diploma presented to the winners of the Peace Prize.
The diplomas from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and the Swedish Academy have been hand-lettered by Annika Rücker since 1988 and 1989, respectively, and the Physiology or Medicine diplomas by Susan Duvnäs since 1990.
Nowadays the Physics diplomas are mounted in a blue leather cover, Chemistry and Physiology or Medicine in red, Economic Sciences in brown and Literature in the color that the artist has chosen.
nobelprize.org /nobel_prizes/diplomas   (1496 words)

 How to Get Your Diploma
Diplomas for August 2005 and January 2006 graduates are still available at UREG (Office of the University Registrar) in Carruthers Hall.
If you cannot pick up your diploma in person, you can have it mailed to you by completing the mailing form and sending it to us with payment (sorry, we are unable to accept e-mail or faxed orders).
Replacement and duplicate diplomas are printed in the current format, including use of the signatures of the current president, dean, and registrar.
www.virginia.edu /registrar/diploma.html   (806 words)

For example, as part of a Diploma in engineering, learners will have the opportunity to study physics and have direct involvement with how physics is applied in the workplace through a project in a local engineering company.
Diplomas will be available at levels 1, 2 and 3 in 14 sector areas as a national entitlement from 2013.
The Diploma team at QCA is advising on Diploma policy and has developed the structure of the Diploma with partners.
www.qca.org.uk /qca_5396.aspx   (648 words)

 diploma options
Diploma decisions, which are made by the IEP team including the parent, are part of the written transition IEP.
Special diploma options are available for students with disabilities who are not able to meet the requirements for a standard diploma or require coursework to support the development of functional life skills.
Requirements for this diploma option are based on mastery of a set of competencies developed for each individual student related to employment, vocational training, and community living.
www.pinellas.k12.fl.us /ESE/diploma.html   (1330 words)

 The Diploma is a new qualification for 14 to 19 year-olds that can lead to university, further study or a job
The Diploma is a new qualification for 14 to 19 year-olds that can lead to university, further study or a job
The Diploma is a new qualification which combines classroom learning with practical hands-on experience.
The Diploma is a qualification that's designed to help you make decisions about your future, whether that's further study or a job, while keeping all your options open.
yp.direct.gov.uk /diplomas   (487 words)

 Diploma   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Diploma holders are eligible to apply for Fellowship of the Association and, while remaining a member, may use the coveted letters ‘FGA’ after their name.
This Diploma in Gemmology is currently accredited with the UK Qualifications and Curriculum Authority.
The Diploma has two three-hour theory papers and one practical paper of three and a half hours.
www.gem-a.info /education/diploma.htm   (426 words)

 Diploma Programs
Diploma students are subject to all rules and regulations of the School of Music.
Diplomas are mailed about three months after graduation to the permanent address listed with the University Registrar.
Performer Diploma students are eligible for the Performer’s Certificate, which is awarded as a special recognition of musical understanding and technical proficiency demonstrated in recital.
www.music.indiana.edu /som/grad/Diploma.html   (1137 words)

 The Bartlett: Architecture
The process is one of critical scepticism allied to creative innovation; much of the work presently being done in the Diploma school is at the forefront of intellectual and formal concepts being developed in the architectural design world.
A key aspect of the Diploma programme is the encouragement of students to break boundaries and move out into hitherto uncharted design territory.
Students who successfully complete the Bartlett Graduate Diploma in Architecture programme, normally with Distinction or Commendation in one or more element, may be allowed to undertake a further course of study in order to receive the higher award of an MArch Architecture degree.
www.bartlett.ucl.ac.uk /architecture/programmes/diploma.htm   (1862 words)

 The Guild of Letting & Management - How to Join GLM   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If you apply to take the diploma, subject to availability and the maximum number of candidates for that particular academic term, you should always be accepted if you are over 18 years of age.
You can start the diploma at any time of the year without the requirement to attend any tutorial classes or any courses except for the final test paper at the end of the diploma syllabus.
A Syllabus Manual, assignments and test papers required to successfully complete the diploma at level 2 or level 3 from home will be provided for you in a concise and well presented format so that you can complete each unit of the diploma with ease.
www.guild-let.co.uk /diploma.asp   (2058 words)

 Kindergarten to Grade 12: Provincial Testing: Diploma Examinations<
Subject bulletins are produced in all the grade 12 diploma examination subjects.
The purpose of subject bulletins is to provide students and teachers with information about the diploma examinations scheduled for the 2005-2006 school year.
By reviewing students’ strengths and weaknesses on past diploma examinations, it may be possible for classroom teachers to modify their instructional programs for the purpose of fostering student learning.
ednet.edc.gov.ab.ca /k_12/testing/diploma/dip_default.asp   (651 words)

 alfræðiorðabókin :: International Baccalaureate Diploma   (Site not responding. Last check: )
IB Diploma Programme at a glance - The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme is a challenging two-year curriculum, primarily aimed at students aged 16 to 19.
IB Matters - International Baccalaureate Diploma Student - As an International Baccalaureate Diploma student you are no stranger to hard work.
IB Matters - International Baccalaureate Diploma Student - The University of Calgary values and recognizes the rigours of the full International Baccalaureate diploma program.  It is for this reason that we have established a series of recognition benefits...
icelandic.encyclopedia.st /International_Baccalaureate_Diploma   (423 words)

 Massey University - Postgraduate Diploma in Education (2006) - Introductory information
A candidate may not be concurrently admitted to the Postgraduate Diploma in Education and the degree of Master of Education, the degree of Master of Educational Administration, the degree of Master of Educational Studies or the degree of Bachelor of Education with Honours.
Candidates admitted to the Diploma and who have been awarded the Postgraduate Certificate in Education or Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching shall follow an approved course of study of at least 50 points, which together with the qualifying course of study shall form a coherent programme of 100 points.
The diploma shall be awarded on the basis of the whole evaluation with the provision that each paper shall be at least of pass standard.
study.massey.ac.nz /programme.asp?programme_code=2602   (734 words)

Special diploma options offer choices to students with disabilities who are unable to meet the requirements for a standard diploma.
Students with disabilities who are eligible for a regular certificate of completion have the option of graduating with Special Diploma Option 1 instead.
Students who have not earned a standard diploma in high school may attempt to earn one (or its equivalent) by passing the Tests of General Educational Development (GED).
ruby.fgcu.edu /courses/eex6015/diploma.htm   (1096 words)

 Diplomas for 14 to 19 year olds : Directgov - Education and learning
Diplomas in five subject areas will be available in selected schools and colleges from September 2008.
The Diploma is a new qualification for 14 to 19 year-olds, offering them a more practical, hands-on way of gaining the essential skills employers and universities look for.
Diploma students complete a project to investigate a subject that interests them, showing that they understand what they have learned and can apply it in a practical way.
www.direct.gov.uk /en/EducationAndLearning/QualificationsExplained/DG_070676   (795 words)

 ACE | Action Urged on Diploma Mills
The American Council on Education, the major coordinating body for all the nation's higher education institutions, seeks to provide leadership and a unifying voice on key higher education issues and to influence public policy through advocacy, research, and program initiatives.
The girl's mother trusted the 'doctor' based on his MD degree, and took her daughter off of insulin, as instructed.
According to Ezell, there are 2,567 unrecognized schools, many of which are diploma mills, and 202 unrecognized accreditors, some operated by the same person as the degree mill.
www.acenet.edu /AM/Template.cfm?Section=Home&CONTENTID=9047&TEMPLATE=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm   (612 words)

 Brownstone - Diploma Windows Software   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Diploma was the first package to integrate test generation, grade management, and online testing software into one package.
Now in its sixth generation, Diploma is consistently rated number one for ease of use and overall functionality in independent, comprehensive comparisons.
Diploma is compatible with all 32-bit Windows operating systems, including Windows 95, 98, ME, 2000, and XP.
www.brownstone.net /products/dip6.asp   (516 words)

 Diploma Options
Most home-school parents are not aware that they DO NOT need a diploma provided by a diploma program for their high-school students to graduate from home-school and/or to enter college; and, they do not need a program-given diploma to access PHEAA financial aid.
To form a diploma program, a non-profit organization simply presents by-laws, etc. and forms a “diploma program” with the stamp of approval from the state.
Diploma Programs "approve" their own evaluators, and you must use their evaluators if you wish to earn their diploma.
www.pahomeschool.com /diploma.html   (1878 words)

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