Accreditation and Quality Assurance

Education in the United States of America

A comprehensive examination of the education system in the United States: Includes an overview of the education system, a guide to institutions and qualifications, and a look at mobility trends among inbound and outbound students.


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Education in Nepal

Current trends in education and international student mobility in Nepal: Includes an overview of the education system, and a guide to institutions and qualifications.


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Indian Students Seeking an MBBS: Why China?

Data from India’s Medical Council indicates rising interest in China among Indian students seeking a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS). What factors are involved?


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What Now? Preparing International Students for Health Science Careers Abroad

International health science students often hope to stay and work in the U.S. over the long term. But in an uncertain immigration environment, it remains critical to prepare them for careers abroad. WENR looks at career services strategies for better serving this student population.


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Education in the Philippines

Current trends in education and international student mobility in the Philippines, with an overview of the education system, institutions, and qualifications.


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Academic Fraud, Corruption, and Implications for Credential Assessment

From contract cheating and plagiarism to the fraudulent licensing of institutions, academic corruption and fraud create very real problems for institutions. We discuss common types of misconduct and effective remedies.


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Diploma Mills: 9 Strategies for Tackling One of Higher Education’s Most Wicked Problems

The black market for fraudulent degrees, diplomas, and credentials has enormous economic and social consequences. Despite the wicked nature of the problem, here are 9 strategies for mitigating the negative impact of diploma mills.


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Understanding the Causes and Social Costs of Academic Corruption

What global and local macro-trends contribute to corruption in academia? How are individuals, higher education institutions, and civil society affected?


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Evaluating International Credentials: Problems of Transfer Credit

No aspect of the evaluation of undergraduate foreign credentials requires more intellectual rigor than assessing transfer credits. A SUNY expert provides guidance.


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Education in South Africa

23 years after the end of apartheid, equity and quality remain the two big stories of South African education. Learn about the overall education system, student mobility trends, and educational qualifications.


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