eWENR, March/April 2000: Regional News, Africa

Regional News  Africa  KENYA Only 8,150 first-year students will be admitted to public universities in Kenya this year. A mere 27 percent of those students met the minimum entry requirements. Private universities are expected to absorb some of the surplus by admitting 1,200 students. However,…

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eWENR, March/April 2000: Regional News, The Americas

CANADA According to a study released late in 1999, there are fewer international students in Canada today then there were at the beginning of the decade while only 3percent of all Canadians are studying abroad — most of them in the United States. The National…

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eWENR, March/April 2000: Regional News, Asia & Pacific

Regional News   Asia & Pacific   AFGHANISTAN Occasional rifts in the Taliban regime have served to benefit the status of women in Afghanistan. The government recently permitted 10,000 girls in Kabul to attend schools in mosques and in private homes. Classes for the children…

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eWENR, March/April 2000: Regional News, Newly Independent States

Regional News   Newly Independent States   KYRGHYZ REPUBLIC The Bishkek Humanities University (BHU) currently offers two types of degrees: The first one is the Diploma of Specialist and the second one is the bakalavr. BHU has been issuing the former since 1994. The bakalavr…

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eWENR, January/February 2000: The Americas

CANADA According to statistics published in a recent study, New Brunswick’s institutions of education offer more online courses per capita than any other province or state in North America. According to TeleEducation NB, the distance education arm of the New Brunswick Department of Education, which…

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