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In this section, find information about the purpose, role, function, and activities of the IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB).


Purpose of the IEEE EAB

The EAB recommends policies on educational matters and implements programs specifically intended to serve the educational pursuits of IEEE members, the engineering and scientific communities, and the general public.


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EAB programs

These programs include:

  • the broad planning of IEEE educational activities;
  • the development and delivery of continuing education products and activities;
  • the development of guidelines for accreditation bodies;
  • the monitoring of accreditation activities;
  • the coordination of pre-university programs;
  • the recognition of individuals and companies for major contributions to engineering and technical education through the EAB Awards program;
  • and the representation of the IEEE in matters regarding engineering education.

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EAB and accreditation

The EAB also serves as the IEEE interface in education-related matters with external bodies and is responsible for administration of the annual assessment paid to ABET, Inc., (formerly Accreditation Board for Engineering Technology, Inc.).


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