Credential Evaluation Issues

Education in Ethiopia

Stefan Trines, Research Editor, WENR This education profile describes recent trends in Ethiopian education and student mobility and provides an overview of the structure of the education system of Ethiopia. Note that some websites linked as sources in this article


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Education in South Korea

This comprehensive overview of South Korean education—packed with context and insights—is an invaluable resource for credential evaluators, recruiters, and other HEI professionals.


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The Institutional Perspective on International Recruitment Agents

Increases in institution-agency partnerships in the U.S. merit an examination of the positive and negative aspects of working with recruitment agents.


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Education in India

This not-to-be missed, comprehensive examination of education in India, from K-12 to higher education institutions, vocational training programs, quality governance, and more, is an invaluable resource for anyone who needs it.


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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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Academic Fraud, Corruption, and Implications for Credential Assessment

From contract cheating and plagiarism to the fraudulent licensing of institutions, academic corruption and fraud create very real problems for institutions. We discuss common types of misconduct and effective remedies.


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Georgia: A Post-Soviet Model for Fighting Academic Corruption

In post-soviet Georgia, policy reform has virtually extinguished bribery and other forms of corruption in public services, including higher education – an achievement that could serve as a model for other post-Communist countries.


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Understanding the Causes and Social Costs of Academic Corruption

What global and local macro-trends contribute to corruption in academia? How are individuals, higher education institutions, and civil society affected?


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The Huikao, the Academic Proficiency Test, and Shanghai Variations: A Look at China’s High School Exams

China’s most famous standardized exam, the gaokao, is famously competitive and notoriously difficult. But what of the huikao and other national exams?


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