Education System Profiles

Education in Taiwan

The 2014-2015 academic year represents the eighth consecutive year of falling Taiwanese enrollments in the U.S. — even as other regions around the globe have seen increased numbers of Taiwanese students enrolling. Learn more about mobility trends among Taiwanese students worldwide, about the nation’s education system, and about the impact of massification on the quality of its higher ed sector.


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Education in Syria

Silje Immerstein, Training Manager and Sulaf Al-Shaikhly, QA Manager Education Overview The Education System in Syria Administration and Finance In 2009, 5.1 percent of Syria’s GDP was allocated to education. The Syrian government plays a central role in the administration,


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Education in China

by Rachel Michael, Credential Evaluator and Mini Gu, Area Specialist Introduction With a population of almost 1.4 billion and a burgeoning middle class, China sends more students abroad than any other country in the world. Around 460,000 Chinese nationals were


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Education in the U.K.

Jessica Magaziner, Credential Analyst at World Education Services At its peak, British colonialism affected half the nations on the globe. As a result, the United Kingdom’s educational system emerged as one of the most influential models in the world: Even


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Education in Colombia

Silje Immerstein, Research Associate at World Education Services In this article we will provide an overview of the Colombian education system, highlighting its history development, structure and grading scales. We also take a look at current and future trends in


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Education in France

Jessica Magaziner, Credential Evaluator at World Education Services In this article, we provide an overview of the French education system, with a look at the structure, credentials and recent history. We also take stock of French efforts to internationalize the


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Education in the Philippines

Higher education in the Philippines is undergoing significant changes as the result of structural and curricular reforms that extend the primary and secondary education system from just 10 years to 13 years. This article offers insight into the Philippines education system through the tertiary level.


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Education in Kenya

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews In 2003, the government of Kenya instituted a free primary education for all program, and then did the same for secondary education in 2008. As a result, nearly three million more students


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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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Education in Peru

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews   After periods of mass inflation and political insurrection through the 1980s and 1990s, Peru has blossomed economically over the last few years and has become a major tourist destination. In


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