Education System Profiles

Education in Maghreb: Algeria

By Nick Clark Editor, WENR VIEW UPCOMING WEBINARS ON POPULAR COUNTRY SYSTEMS OF EDUCATION   At independence in 1962 the Algerian education system was highly exclusive and geared toward the training of a French colonial elite. With the creation of


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WENR, May/June 2004: Institutions of Higher Education in South Africa after the Mergers

By Robert Sedgwick, Editor, WENR Since 1994 South Africa has been overhauling its entire education system as part of a broader national reform movement aimed at overcoming the inequities and polarization caused by the now defunct apartheid regime. For more


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Education in Italy

VIEW UPCOMING WEBINARS ON POPULAR COUNTRY SYSTEMS OF EDUCATION   Legislative Framework Since 1996 the Italian higher education system has been undergoing a wide and ambitious reform process that has been seeking to restructure and innovate curriculum, governance and organization.


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Education in Ontario, Canada, Undergoes Changes

by Robert Sedgwick Editor, WENR VIEW ARCHIVED WEBINAR ON CANADA   E ducation in Canada differs from province to province, owing largely to the country’s regionalism and binational (French and English) character. In contrast to the French-speaking province of Quebec,


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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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eWENR, May/June 1999: New Structure of Higher Education in Russia

PRACTICAL INFORMATION New Structure of Higher Education in Russia by Margaret Dobrow-King Senior Area Specialist World Education Services The Law on Education, adopted by the Russian parliament in 1992, outlines several principles of state policy on education. Among them are


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