The Higher Education System in Vietnam

By Kristy Kelly, Director, Institute of International Education/Vietnam ACCESS OUR LATEST PROFILE ON EDUCATION IN VIETNAM Acknowledgments: This report was compiled from information provided by the World Bank and the Ministry of Education and Training in Vietnam. World Education Services and the US Information Agency…

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Education in Post-Revolutionary Iran

by Robert Sedgwick, Editor, WENR CLICK TO READ OUR MOST RECENT PROFILE ON EDUCATION IN IRANFollowing the overthrow of the Shah in 1979, Iran’s education system underwent a dramatic process of Islamization. Schools and universities were viewed as particularly crucial for re-educating the masses and…

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eWENR, March/April 2000: The Americas (Regional News)

Canada According to a study released late in 1999, there are fewer international students in Canada today then there were at the beginning of the decade while only 3percent of all Canadians are studying abroad — most of them in the United States. The National…

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eWENR, March/April 2000: Asia Pacific (Regional News)

Afghanistan Occasional rifts in the Taliban regime have served to benefit the status of women in Afghanistan. The government recently permitted 10,000 girls in Kabul to attend schools in mosques and in private homes. Classes for the children (boys as well as girls) are being…

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eWENR, March/April 2000: Middle East (Regional News)

Israel The Israeli government is planning to admit students from neighboring Arab countries to a new university in Eilat. The new institution, to be built over a five-year period, will probably be an extension of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. It is hoped that the…

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