Credential Evaluation Issues

How to Spot a Fake: Avoiding Degree Mill Scams

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews ACCESS WHITEPAPER ON OBTAINING AUTHENTIC CREDENTIALS   The New York Times recently wrote an article exposing an alleged degree mill empire run by Axact, a well-known and respected company in Pakistan


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Bologna-Inspired Education Reform in Central Asia

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews SIGN UP FOR CENTRAL ASIA REFORM WEBINAR   Jump to: The pre-1992 Soviet education system | 1992-2005: Post-Soviet System of Education in Central Asia | Azerbaijan | Kazakhstan | Kyrgyzstan |


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A Common Anglophone Curriculum under the West African Examinations Council

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews SIGN UP FOR GHANA, NIGERIA, KENYA WEBINAR   Established in 1952, the West African Examinations Council, known commonly as WAEC, is a regional examination body headquartered in Accra, Ghana that conducts


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University Grading Reforms Begin to Take Hold Across India

By Vijaya Khandavilli, India-U.S. Independent Education Consultant, and Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews VIEW WEBINAR ARCHIVE: REFORMS TO HIGHER EDUCATION IN INDIA   Indian universities and state boards of higher education across India are in the process


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How to Obtain Authentic International Academic Credentials

By WES Staff The great majority of students who travel to the United States to study do so at great expense. Their ambition is to further their education and earn the skills and qualifications necessary to help them succeed academically


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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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A Guide to U.K. School Qualifications Offered Internationally

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews Two of the U.K.’s examination boards provide suites of qualifications that have been developed specifically for the overseas market. These qualifications are based on the domestic versions of the GCSE and


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A Guide to the GCE A Level

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews The General Certificate of Education Advanced Level, more commonly known as the GCE A Level, is a school leaving qualification offered by secondary schools, sixth form colleges and further education colleges


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Understanding Transnational Education, Its Growth and Implications

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews The dynamics of internationalization are changing. Many of the students that traditionally would have traveled overseas to study for an international qualification are now pursuing foreign degrees in their home, or


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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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