Stéphanie Lavigne, new President of the CGE’s Accreditation Comission
published on 24.11.20
Stéphanie Lavigne, general director of TBS Business School, has been appointed President of the Accreditation Committee of the Conférence des Grandes Écoles (CGE), a key player in the higher education and research landscape.
This appointment represents an opportunity for TBS; it lies at the heart of this institution, being the first time that a business school chairs the CGE committee. Lavigne will be part of its most important accreditation commission, formed by 32 experts, in charge of granting to the training courses offered by its member schools one of the four quality labels: Specialized Master, MSc, BADGE or CQC, as well as the 4 digital labels.
Stéphanie Lavigne will be in charge of adapting, updating, and writing the digital label archive, investigating applications for first accreditation, renewal, and modification, as well as monitoring and ensuring the quality of certified training.
Conférence des Grandes Écoles (CGE)
CGE is a higher education observatory, which produces analyses and surveys around topics such as social inclusion, gender equality, innovation, curricula. It is a body that promotes the link between training, research, and business. CGE is also in charge of accrediting the specific training courses given by its members, as well as representing them in front of the institutions.
The Conférence des Grandes Écoles has a key role in higher education and research. It has 285 members, of which 227 are state-recognized Grandes Écoles offering master’s degrees. It also has 21 member or associate companies and 37 member organizations. Its member schools represent 40% of the total number of master’s degrees awarded each year in France and produce 30% of the theses prepared.