IFAC proposes education standards for professional accountants

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22 Jul 2002

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has invited comments on exposure drafts of seven standards and one guideline on international accounting education for professional accountants.

Comment deadline is 31 December 2002. The draft International Education Standards cover:
  • Entry Requirements
  • Content of Professional Education Programs
  • Professional Skills and General Education
  • Professional Values and Ethics
  • Experience Requirements
  • Assessment of Professional Competence
  • Continuing Professional Education and Development.
The International Education guideline is intended to assist member bodies in establishing an effective program of continuing professional education for their members.

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