eWENR, March/April 2000: Newly Independent States (Regional News)

Kyrghyz Republic The Bishkek Humanities University (BHU) currently offers two types of degrees: The first one is the Diploma of Specialist and the second one is the bakalavr. BHU has been issuing the former since 1994. The bakalavr degree is being awarded to students for…

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Challenge and Response in African Higher Education

David Court, World Bank A high degree of consensus exists among educational leaders and scholars in Africa about the challenges facing the development of higher education–in countries not suffering from civil turmoil. The list is easily drawn: to move from an elite to a mass…

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Education in Ghana

by Robert Sedgwick, Editor, WENR CLICK TO READ OUR MOST RECENT PROFILE ON EDUCATION IN GHANA Ghana’s system of education has undergone several stages of restructuring over the past 25 years or so. The most dramatic change entailed phasing out the O-level and A-level system…

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eWENR, January/February 2000: The Americas

Canada According to statistics published in a recent study, New Brunswick’s institutions of education offer more online courses per capita than any other province or state in North America. According to TeleEducation NB, the distance education arm of the New Brunswick Department of Education, which…

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eWENR, January/February 2000: Asia Pacific

China A total of 2,300 Chinese students and scholars will be selected to study abroad this year. The Ministry of Education is also increasing the number of scholarships allocated to students destined to study in the United States and nine other western countries. In addition,…

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