African Student Mobility: Regional Trends and Recommendations for U.S. HEIs

Africa sent some 427,311 tertiary-level students abroad in 2014. U.S. HEIs already enroll a substantial number from Nigeria. But what other countries might become significant countries of origin for U.S.-bound students? WENR examines changing mobility trends, push and pull factors within the region, and ways U.S. institutions can attract and support a wider range of African students.

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A Common Anglophone Curriculum under the West African Examinations Council

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews SIGN UP FOR GHANA, NIGERIA, KENYA WEBINAR   Established in 1952, the West African Examinations Council, known commonly as WAEC, is a regional examination body headquartered in Accra, Ghana that conducts

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eWENR, March/April 2000: Education in Ghana

by Robert Sedgwick Editor, WENR VIEW UPCOMING WEBINAR ON GHANA, NIGERIA, AND KENYA   G hana’s system of education has undergone several stages of restructuring over the past 25 years or so. The most dramatic change entailed phasing out the

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