Global Trends

Complexity, Competition, and Constraints: A New Paradigm for International Enrollment

New international student enrollment in U.S. higher education dropped 6.6 percent for the 2017/18 academic year. Can U.S. HEIs reverse the trend?


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Posted in Americas, Current Issue, Education Policy, Enrollment & Recruiting, Global Trends, Latest on WENR, Mobility Trends

Bologna-type Harmonization in Africa: An Overview of the Common Higher Education Area of the East African Community  

The Common Higher Education Area (CHEA) of the East African Community brings Bologna Process style reforms to East Africa. How is it working?


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Posted in Accreditation and Quality Assurance, Africa, Credential Evaluation Issues, Current Issue, Education Policy, Global Trends, Latest on WENR

The Rise of International Summer Schools in China

A different breed of international summer schools has gained popularity in China, for students studying in U.S. institutions at the undergraduate level.


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India as a Destination: Ambitions and Challenges

The Indian government has launched a series of efforts to appeal to greater numbers of international students, such as the Study in India campaign, and the Institutions of Eminence program.


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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, Global Trends