Americas

Attracting and Retaining International Students in Canada

By Alejandro Ortiz – WES Research & Advisory Services, Rahul Choudaha – WES Research & Advisory Services CLICK HERE TO ACCESS CORRESPONDING WEBINAR ARCHIVE   As is the case in most developed countries, Canadians are living longer and having fewer


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Higher Education in Chile

By Kevin Rolwing, Assistant Director World Education Services & Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews In this article, we offer an introduction to the higher education system of Chile, with insight on how best to evaluate benchmark academic


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Could Canada’s International Enrollment Growth Go Cold?

By Paul Schulmann, WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS With its high quality of education, affordability, and concerted efforts to attract skilled immigrants, it is not surprising that Canada is a top destination for international


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The World Ranking of Universities in Developing Regions

  VIEW WEBINAR ARCHIVE: EDUCATION IN BRAZIL The three most-watched world university rankings are released every year between August and October in what has become known as ‘rankings season.’ Invariably the headlines focus on U.S. and UK dominance, with a


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Higher Education in the Dominican Republic: International Mobility and the Challenges of Expanding Domestic Provision

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews Situated in the Caribbean on the eastern side of the island of Hispaniola, which it shares with Haiti, the Dominican Republic has a rapidly growing economy that has shifted in recent


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International Graduate Enrollment Trends in the U.S.

By Li Chang, WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS In the global competition for talent, graduate schools in the U.S. need to develop responsive strategies that diversify their student bodies and adapt to emerging recruitment


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Mexico’s International Students: Down, But Not Out

Mexico’s International Students: Down, But Not Out

The number of Mexican residents seeking an evaluation of their academic credentials through World Education Services rose 24.7 percent between 2010 and 2012, indicating a significant uptick in interest among Mexicans for U.S. educational opportunities after a period of recent decline in the wake of the global financial crisis.


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Education in Venezuela: Reform, Expansion and an Uncertain Future

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews Education in Venezuela is administered and regulated by the Venezuelan Ministry of Education and is highly centralized. Education is compulsory for the first nine years (educación básica) and is taught in


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Education in Mexico

An Overview of Education in Mexico

In this article, we offer an introduction to the education system of Mexico, with insight on how best to evaluate common academic credentials from both the secondary and tertiary levels.


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Best Practices: Strategies and Processes to Obtain Authentic International Educational Credentials

By Sophia J Lowe, Manager, Community Engagement and Knowledge Exchange, WES Canada Introduction Best Practices: Strategies and Processes to Obtain Authentic International Educational Credentials was developed in response to challenges for consistently assessing and recognizing international academic credentials and the


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