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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eWENR, January/February 2000: Asia Pacific

China A total of 2,300 Chinese students and scholars will be selected to study abroad this year. The Ministry of Education is also increasing the number of scholarships allocated to students destined to study in the United States and nine other western countries. In addition,…

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eWENR, January/February 2000: Middle East

Egypt President Hosni Mubarak outlined plans to computerize Egypt’s education system during the country’s first conference in information technology (IT) held last September. The Ministry of Education, in coordination with the Regional Information Technology and Software Engineering Center (RITSEC), recently furnished 2,000 schools with IT…

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eWENR, November/December 1999: The Americas

Honduras In a landmark decision last week, Honduras√≠ Supreme Court repealed the law that regulates the amount of tuition and other fees private schools and colleges are allowed to charge per student. The decision was undertaken thanks largely to the efforts of FENIEPH, an organization…

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eWENR, November/December 1999: E. Europe & NIS

Former Yugoslavia International efforts aimed at convincing Serbian professors and students to return to the University of Pristina in Kosovo have not been very successful. The Serbs are far from convinced that K-FOR, the international peacekeeping force currently stationed in Kosovo, would provide them with…

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