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NAAC and the Next Decade of Indian Quality Assurance

By Jagannath Patil VIEW UPCOMING WEBINARS ON POPULAR COUNTRY SYSTEMS OF EDUCATION   The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), India’s premier higher education quality assurance agency, today stands at a crossroads after 11 years assessing quality standards in Indian


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Fighting Credential Fraud

A Brief Critique of Australian and American Approaches to Qualification Verification and Authentication By George Brown VIEW UPCOMING WEBINARS ON POPULAR COUNTRY SYSTEMS OF EDUCATION   Introduction Credentials are everywhere, and are important signifiers of an individual’s competence and/or bona


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WENR, May/June 2005:Japan and Transnational Higher Education

Japan and Transnational Higher Education By Fujio Ohmori VIEW UPCOMING FREE WEBINAR: EDUCATION IN JAPAN As early as this year, the Japanese government is expected to implement new policies to recognize transnational higher education both domestically and internationally. On March


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Recent Trends and Developments in Education in the Republic of Korea

Feature Recent Trends and Developments in Education in the Republic of Korea by John C. Weidman (University of Pittsburgh) and Namgi Park (Kwangju National University of Education, South Korea) Higher Education in Korea: Tradition and Adaption, Edited by John C.


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Education in the Republic of Korea

Education in the Republic of Korea Vital Facts and Figures Location: Southern portion of the Korean Peninsula bordering the Sea of Japan and the Yellow Sea Land area: 38,381 square miles Major cities and their population: Seoul (capital): 9,891,000 Busan:


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Education in China

VIEW UPCOMING WEBINAR ON THE EDUCATION OF CHINA   by Robert Sedgwick, Editor WENR and Xiao Chen, WES Area Specialist T he People’s Republic of China is the world’s most populous nation, with 1.2 billion people and more than 50


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India: The Private Sector Emerges in Higher Education

by Sonja Bhan WES Group Manager VIEW UPCOMING WEBINARS ON POPULAR COUNTRY SYSTEMS OF EDUCATION   T he system of higher education in India is one of the largest in the world. In just four years, the number of universities


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eWENR, March/April 1999: PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Admissions Officers Will Find Asian Guide Helpful by Roshelle Filart WES Senior Area Specialist   BOOK REVIEW Asian Higher Education: An International Handbook and Reference Guide    Given the fact that higher education is said to have played such an


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