Support Materials for International Education Standard 1, Entry Requirements to Professional Accounting Education Programs

Sep 29, 2016 | Guidance & Support Tools
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These materials are intended to help professional accountancy organizations and other accounting education providers, including universities, governments, and international donor agencies, understand and implement International Education Standard (IES) 1, Entry Requirements to Professional Accounting Education Programs (2014)IES 1. This, in turn, supports improved accountancy education in the public interest. 

The support materials include:

  • A guidance paper addressing what needs to be considered in setting educational entry requirements to professional accounting education programs, and what information can assist individuals considering a career as a professional accountant;
  • Frequently Asked Questions explaining terminology and concepts contained in IES 1;
  • An illustrative example of factors that an organization may consider when setting educational entry requirements to professional accounting education programs; and
  • Perspectives on IES 1describing the range of factors that could influence an individual’s successful completion of a professional accounting education program.

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