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Private Education Act

Gazetted in October 2009, the Private Education Act provides for the establishment of the Council for Private Education (CPE) to oversee the new regulatory regime and promote best practices among private education institutions to raise standards in the private education sector.

CPE implemented two schemes - a mandatory Enhanced Registration Framework (ERF) and a voluntary quality assurance scheme called EduTrust. Under the Enhanced Registration Framework, legal requirements pertaining to courses, managers, teachers, premises and advertisements are stipulated in the Private Education Act.

The EduTrust certification scheme provides a trust mark of quality. Private education institutions need to achieve higher and more comprehensive standards in their corporate governance and administration ,academic processes, student protection and support services, and financial viability. The EduTrust certification scheme enables them to differentiate themselves as of a higher quality by achieving certification awards that correspond to their standards in these key areas of management and student services. 

All JCU Singapore courses are registered with The Council for Private Education (Registration Number 200100786K) and our operations are governed by EduTrust.

For further information, please visit the Council for Private Education’s website at www.cpe.gov.sg.