Europe

WENR, November 2015: Europe

Live where you learn

This week, Kaplan International Colleges and Bournemouth University officially opened a £100m, 16floor, live-learn facility on the university’s Lansdowne campus…


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The Rise of Chinese Students at German Universities

Rachel Michael, Credential Evaluator at World Education Services As the merits and means of reducing student debt are debated from Capitol Hill to Whitehall, the most recent cohort of the world’s secondary school graduates is getting ready for the start


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WENR, September 2015: Europe

Internationalization High Priority in Europe

International recruitment is driving overall enrollment growth at universities across Europe, according to the European University Association’s Trends 2015 report. Internationalization is among the highest….


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Education in France

Jessica Magaziner, Credential Evaluator at World Education Services In this article, we provide an overview of the French education system, with a look at the structure, credentials and recent history. We also take stock of French efforts to internationalize the


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Bologna-Inspired Education Reform in Central Asia

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews SIGN UP FOR CENTRAL ASIA REFORM WEBINAR   Jump to: The pre-1992 Soviet education system | 1992-2005: Post-Soviet System of Education in Central Asia | Azerbaijan | Kazakhstan | Kyrgyzstan |


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Towards a European Higher Education Area: 15 Years of Bologna

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews VIEW UPCOMING LIVE WEBINAR ON THE BOLOGNA PROCESS   The movement to harmonize degree structures, qualifications frameworks and quality standards across Europe began 15 years ago with the 1999 signing of


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The Bologna Process as a Model for Regional Integration

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews VIEW UPCOMING LIVE WEBINAR ON THE BOLOGNA PROCESS   Over the 15 years that European stakeholders have been working towards developing the regional level qualifications frameworks, academic credit systems and quality


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A Guide to U.K. School Qualifications Offered Internationally

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews Two of the U.K.’s examination boards provide suites of qualifications that have been developed specifically for the overseas market. These qualifications are based on the domestic versions of the GCSE and


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An Evaluation of Britain’s University Pathway Programs

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews; and Elzbieta Gzella, WES Area Specialist, UK A growing number of higher education institutions around the world are making use of academic preparatory programs, typically for students that lack the necessary


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UK Students Going Abroad in the Quest for Best Value

UK Students Going Abroad in the Quest for Best Value

Value for money is one of the central factors influencing consumer choice, and higher education is no exception, especially when the cost of studying for a university degree rises at levels well above the rate of inflation.


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