Recruiting and Working With Nigerian Students: An EducationUSA Q&A

Nancy Keteku, EducationUSA’s regional advising coordinator for West and Central Africa, addresses frequently asked questions from admissions officers seeking to recruit and admit Nigerian students. Topics include visas, agents, and standardized test requirements.

Posted in Africa, Credential Evaluation Issues, Current Issue, Enrollment & Recruiting

The Sino-African Higher Educational Exchange: How Big Is It and Will It Continue?

Mini Gu, Quality Assurance Specialist SIGN UP FOR EDUCATION IN SOUTH AFRICA WEBINAR &nbsp A quick scan of the higher education news coming out of Africa shows both progress and setbacks in recent months. Some snapshots: South Africa, Egypt ,and Tunisia

Posted in Africa, Current Issue, Mobility Trends

African Student Mobility: Regional Trends and Recommendations for U.S. HEIs

Africa sent some 427,311 tertiary-level students abroad in 2014. U.S. HEIs already enroll a substantial number from Nigeria. But what other countries might become significant countries of origin for U.S.-bound students? WENR examines changing mobility trends, push and pull factors within the region, and ways U.S. institutions can attract and support a wider range of African students.

Posted in Africa, Current Issue, Enrollment & Recruiting, Mobility Trends

Nigeria: How Will the Economic Downturn Affect Outbound Student Mobility?

Nigerians comprise the 14th largest group of foreign students in the United States. As Nigeria struggles through an extended economic slump, how will outbound student flows be affected?

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Education in Nigeria

An updated look at Nigeria’s education system, featuring an overview of the higher education sector and quality challenges, sample documents, grade equivalencies and more.

Posted in Africa, Current Issue, Education System Profiles

Post-Ebola Challenges for Education in West Africa

Alexa Tyler Bordner, Credential Evaluator at World Education Services REGISTER FOR FALL WEBINAR SERIES &nbsp In December 2013, an Ebola case was confirmed in Guinea that would spur the first major outbreak of the virus in Africa since 2007, spreading

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Posted in Africa, Education Policy, Humanitarian Issues

Education in Kenya

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews In 2003, the government of Kenya instituted a free primary education for all program, and then did the same for secondary education in 2008. As a result, nearly three million more students

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Established and Emerging Hubs for International Education in Africa and the Middle East

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews VIEW EDUCATION IN EGYPT WEBINAR ARCHIVE   Scores of countries, regions and cities around the world have established or declared their intentions to establish themselves as regional or global education hubs. Typically

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Posted in Africa, Middle East, Strategic Internationalization

Top Emerging Markets for International Student Recruitment

By Yuanyuan Fang, Megha Roy, Alejandro A. Ortiz – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS The number of international students from just a few countries on major U.S. campuses has increased to such a level that headlines

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Posted in Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Enrollment & Recruiting, Mobility Trends, Original Research, Strategic Internationalization

School Examinations and Curricula in Anglophone West Africa: Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews SIGN UP FOR GHANA, NIGERIA, KENYA WEBINAR   The West African Examination Council (WAEC) conducts examinations in the five Anglophone countries of West Africa. In this article we offer a country-by-country

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