Education System Profiles

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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School Examinations and Curricula in Anglophone West Africa: Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews SIGN UP FOR GHANA, NIGERIA, KENYA WEBINAR   The West African Examination Council (WAEC) conducts examinations in the five Anglophone countries of West Africa. In this article we offer a country-by-country


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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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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 in Saudi Arabia

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews VIEW ARCHIVED WEBINAR: EDUCATION IN SAUDI ARABIA   In the January 2012 issue of WENR we offered a guide to obtaining and evaluating authentic secondary credentials from Saudi Arabia, focusing specifically


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