Credential Evaluation Issues

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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Converting Secondary Grades from India

By WES Staff Editor’s note: This is an updated version of an article that appeared in the October 2011 issue of WENR. The article has been updated to include sample secondary documents with explanatory notes. This section and a link


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Evaluating Academic Credentials from Brazil

By Carlos Monroy, Area Specialist, World Education Services and Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews VIEW WEBINAR ARCHIVE: EDUCATION IN BRAZIL   Introduction In academic year 2010/11 there were 8,777 Brazilian students at U.S. colleges and universities. While


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Obtaining Authentic Secondary Credentials from Saudi Arabia

By Nick Clark, Editor World Education News & Reviews and Ari Mihael, WES Assistant Director and Area Specialist Universities around the world have seen huge increases in the numbers of Saudi students enrolling on their campuses over the last half


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WES Data Trends Among Saudi Applicants for Credential Evaluation

By Yoko Kono, Research Associate, WES Research and Advisory Services Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews Since 1989, information specialists at World Education Services (WES) have been using and maintaining a state-of-the-art credential evaluation database known as AICES


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