Asia Pacific

Transnational Education: Sino-Foreign Cooperative Universities in China

Can Sino-foreign cooperative joint universities can help establish and expand university operations in mainland China? What is the trajectory of students who graduate from these institutions?


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An Introduction to China’s College English Test (CET)

In 2017, nearly 10 million people took China’s College English Test (CET), making it the largest evaluation of non-native English skills in the world. Learn about its structure, interpreting CET grades, and more.


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Educating the Masses: The Rise of Online Education in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia

Often criticized as a poor substitute for in-person teaching, online education is also a promising means to widen access to education in developing countries.


Posted in Accreditation and Quality Assurance, Africa, Asia Pacific, Current Issue, Global Trends, Latest on WENR

Confucius Institutes and U.S. Exchange Programs: Public Diplomacy Through Education

While we consider the important questions that are raised by the presence of Confucius Institutes on U.S. campuses – especially in the context of current White House “America First” rhetoric, policies, and personnel – it’s an opportune time to consider how Public Diplomacy through education has been used in the past.


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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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The Economy of Fraud in Academic Publishing in China

Can China’s education sector address widespread fraud in academic publishing? Doing so is critical to the country’s effort to establish itself as an innovative research nation and move up on the global food chain of internationally reputable education systems.


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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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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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Education in Thailand

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


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Education in Australia

A look at current trends in education and international student mobility in Australia. Includes an overview of the education system, and a guide to institutions and qualifications.


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