Education in China

by Robert Sedgwick, Editor, WENR, and Xiao Chen, Area Specialist, WES CLICK TO READ OUR LATEST PROFILE ON EDUCATION OF CHINA The People’s Republic of China is the world’s most populous nation, with 1.2 billion people and more than 50 ethnic groups. About 80 percent…

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India: The Private Sector Emerges in Higher Education

By Sonja Bhan, WES Group Manager The system of higher education in India is one of the largest in the world. In just four years, the number of universities rose from 178 in 1997 to 256 in 2001. Between 1994 and 1999, more than 500…

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Indonesia’s System of Education

by Robert Sedgwick, Editor, WENR VIEW OUR LATEST PROFILE ON EDUCATION IN INDONESIAThe Ministry of Education and Culture is responsible for Indonesia’s four main divisions of education: primary and secondary education; higher education; culture and out-of-school education; and sports. Primary education, which is both free…

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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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Admissions Officers Will Find Asian Guide Helpful

by Roshelle Filart, Senior Area Specialist, WES Given the fact that higher education is said to have played such an important role in fueling the Asian miracle, it is ironic that this book came out in 1997 — the year when so many of the…

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