Asia Pacific

Indian ‘Highfliers’ to Drive New Growth in Student Mobility to the U.S.

By Rahul Choudaha – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS   Understanding and predicting the global mobility and enrollment patterns of Indian students has always been a tricky affair. For example, the number of Indian


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Malaysia: Shifting Mobility with Branch Campuses

By Alejandro Ortiz – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS   Malaysia became a mainstream international higher education player in the late 1990’s after the government introduced a series of policy shifts aimed at liberalizing


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Education in Malaysia

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews VIEW ARCHIVED WEBINAR: EDUCATION IN MALAYSIA   In this article we offer a guide to the education system of Malaysia, with insights on the challenges currently facing the system and the


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Higher Education Reforms in India: Credits, Semesters and Access

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews VIEW WEBINAR ARCHIVE: REFORMS TO HIGHER EDUCATION IN INDIA   The Indian higher education system faces a raft of challenges, among which the issue of access and quality rank near the


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Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Myanmar Look to U.S. Higher Education after Years of Conflict

By Yoko Kono ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS   While Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Myanmar are very different countries, they share recent histories of civil war that has led to the exodus of significant numbers of tertiary-level students. In


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Trends in Vietnamese Academic Mobility

By Paul Schulmann – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS Vietnam’s higher education sector faces significant challenges. These are related to quality standards, a low post-graduation employment rate, and widespread corruption.  Between 1999/2000 and 2012, the


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Higher Education in Vietnam

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews ACCESS WES WEBINAR ARCHIVE: “EDUCATION IN VIETNAM”   Enrollment at the tertiary level has grown dramatically in Vietnam over the last decade, with the national gross enrollment ratio (college enrollment as


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Will Indonesian Enrollment Recover?

By Yoko Kono, Paul Schulmann – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS Indonesia’s economy has weathered the global financial crisis and its GDP has grown approximately 6 percent annually since 2010.  A global giant in


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Education in Indonesia

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews ACCESS WEBINAR ARCHIVE ON INDONESIA AND VIETNAM Introduction Indonesia is the world’s fourth most populous country and third-largest democracy. The archipelago of over 18,000 islands is home to more than a


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Education in Thailand

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews VIEW ARCHIVE WEBINAR: “EDUCATION IN THAILAND” In this article, we offer an introduction to the education system of Thailand with insight on how best to evaluate benchmark academic credentials from both


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