The International Accounting Education
Standards Board (IAESB) has issued its strategy and work plan for

The report looks at enhancing the
International Education Standards (IESs) and providing guidance for
IES adoption and implementation.

“The principal aim of the IAESB
strategy and work plan is to clarify the
obligations of those who are involved in the education, assessment
and development of professional accountants,” said IAESB chair Mark

The IAESB will focus on:

  • Revising the IESs in consideration of the IAESB’s drafting
    conventions project, which compiled stakeholder feedback on
    improving the clarity of the standards;
  • Developing implementation guidance for the measurable
    implementation of the IESs, competency frameworks and quality
    control measures for education providers
  • Promoting greater awareness among academics, regulators and
    others of the IAESB’s pronouncements and its role in advancing
    international debate on emerging issues relating to the development
    and assessment of professional accountants.

The results of these projects will influence
the strategies of IAESB between 2010 and 2012.