WENR, June 2006: Europe

  European Higher Education has Positive International Reputation, Generally Speaking The findings of a recent survey conducted by the Academic Cooperation Association  (ACA), “Perceptions of European Higher Education in Third Countries,” illustrate that Europe’s higher education offerings are perceived positively


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Education in Mexico

By Kevin Rolwing, Assistant Director, World Education Services VIEW FREE ARCHIVED WEBINAR: EDUCATION IN MEXICO   Mexico’s education system and its evolution over the last half-century can be characterized by one defining feature: its expansive growth. From 1950 to 2000,


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WENR, June 2006: Africa

  UN Reports a Huge Global Shortage of Teachers The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO, released a report in April projecting a worldwide shortage of 18 million teachers over the next decade, most critically in sub-Saharan Africa


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WENR, June 2006: Russia & The Commonwealth of Independent States

Azerbaijan Ministry of Education Deaccredits University Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Education has revoked its recognition of Independent Azerbaijan University. Minister of Education Misir Mammadov told a press conference that the university’s license to operate, which has been expired since 2004, would


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WENR, June 2006: Asia-Pacific

Editorial Note: Web links have been removed from this page due to outdated third-party web content.   3 Asian Universities Team-Up to Offer Joint MBA Korea University, National University of Singapore and Fudan University (China) reached an agreement recently to


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WENR, June 2006: Middle East

  Bahrain: French Business Interests Support Manama Business School As a result of a partnership with the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Arabian Gulf University (AGU) will open the Ecole Supérieure des Affaires (ESA) Gulf, a business and


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WENR, June 2006: Americas

Editorial Note: Web links have been removed from this page due to outdated third-party web content.   Argentina Student Visa Process Simplified Argentine government officials and university rectors from both public and private universities signed an accord last month that


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