eWENR, July/August 2000: The Americas

CANADA Ontario recently became the largest province to legalize private higher education moving Canada one step closer to establishing a competing system for the country’s public universities. The decision comes shortly after New Brunswick province set the wheels in motion to allow private universities to…

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eWENR, July/August 2000: Asia & Pacific

Regional News  Asia & Pacific  AUSTRALIA The Ministry of Education recently announced plans to provide quality assurance for the country’s 40 colleges and universities. The Australian Quality Assurance Agency will audit data provided by self-accrediting institutions of higher education. Everything from teaching to management and…

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eWENR, July/August 2000: Europe

Regional News  Europe  BULGARIA The government is calling for substantial cutbacks in university admissions to bring graduation rates in line with job prospects. At present there are 263,800 students attending institutions of higher education in Bulgaria, a country which has a population of 8.4 million….

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eWENR, May/June 2000: Africa

Regional News  Africa  In 1969, it was estimated that four out of five women in Africa were illiterate. More than 30 years later, half of all African women still cannot read or write. Based on the latest projections for the period from 1990 to 2005,…

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eWENR, May/June 2000: The Americas

BRAZIL The Sandwich Undergraduate Program in Technology, Engineering and Agronomy is currently being implemented as part of a cooperative agreement on education between Brazil and the United States. The program is designed for third-year undergraduate Brazilian students in the fields of agriculture and engineering. Its…

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