Education System Profiles

New B.C. Universities and Institutional Nomenclature

Canadian institutions of higher education have a dizzying array of titles, and with no centralized federal body to normalize institutional classifications there exists a convoluted mish mash of institutional titles and mandates across Canada’s ten provincial education authorities. With the


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Private Universities in Pakistan

By Robert Sedgwick Originally published in the January/February 2005 issue of WENR Pakistan currently suffers from large fiscal and trade deficits, the absence of a strong middle class and weak foreign investment. Economic growth is sluggish with 48 million Pakistanis


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A Guide to India Education Resources on the Web

A Guide to India Education Resources on the Web Links on this page: A. Education System Overview: B. Government Bodies: C. Professional Councils: D. Vocational Training: E. Professional Associations: F. Major Research Bodies: G. Perspectives on Indian Engineering Education: VIEW


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Education in the Maghreb – ALGERIA, MOROCCO & TUNISIA

VIEW UPCOMING WEBINARS ON POPULAR COUNTRY SYSTEMS OF EDUCATION   The three profiles offered with this issue of World Education News & Reviews provide an overview of the education systems of Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia and a discussion of past


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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 The People’s Republic of China is the world’s most populous nation, with 1.2 billion people and more than 50 ethnic groups.


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