Medical education in North America is increasingly being outsourced overseas. Offshore Medical Universities have become commonplace in the Caribbean. Increasing numbers of physicians now receive their basic medical education at overseas schools that have less stringent admission requirements and operate under different regulations and quality assurance standards than medical schools in the U.S. and Canada.
Higher education in South Asia has become increasingly privatized. India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka all have a growing presence of non-state actors in education.
One-fifth of all active doctors in the U.S. and Canada are trained overseas. This article provides a brief overview of the long-cycle medical programs many of them followed.
Navigating a Jungle of Certificates: How Should Credential Evaluators Approach the Mainstreaming of Micro-Credentials?
Stefan Trines, Director of Research, Editor at Large, WES Concepts like micro-credentialing and digital credentialing have garnered a great deal of attention in recent years. Much has been made of the promise of online skills courses and other more flexible forms of alternative learning to…
More and more, life’s daily activities can be conducted at a distance. Franchise and validation programs could even allow a university education to be delivered across borders.