A Common Anglophone Curriculum under the West African Examinations Council

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews SIGN UP FOR GHANA, NIGERIA, KENYA WEBINAR Established in 1952, the West African Examinations Council, known commonly as WAEC, is a regional examination body headquartered in Accra, Ghana that conducts standardized school-level examinations in the five…

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How to Obtain Authentic International Academic Credentials

By WES Staff The great majority of students who travel to the United States to study do so at great expense. Their ambition is to further their education and earn the skills and qualifications necessary to help them succeed academically and professionally. But before they…

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Malaysia: Shifting Mobility with Branch Campuses

By Alejandro Ortiz – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONSMalaysia became a mainstream international higher education player in the late 1990’s after the government introduced a series of policy shifts aimed at liberalizing its higher education system. As a result…

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A Look Back at 40 Years of WES with Executive Director Mariam Assefa

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews In 1974, in its first year of operations, a fledgling World Education Services (WES) completed credential evaluations for 20 foreign-educated individuals. Fast forward 40 years to 2014 and the now-largest foreign credential evaluation organization in North…

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Sub-Saharan Africa as an Emerging Market for Millennial Students

By Zhengrong Lu – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONSThe World Bank projects that regional GDP in Sub-Saharan Africa will grow more than 5% annually between 2014 and 2016, ensuring that it remains among the fastest growing regions in the…

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