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Education in the Russian Federation

A look at current trends in education and international student mobility in the Russian Federation. Includes an overview of the education system, a survey of recent changes and reforms, and a guide to institutions and qualifications. Learn more.


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WENR, September 2016: Europe

Germany: Turkish Crackdown Has Ripple Effect on German Higher Ed

Turmoil in Turkey’s higher education sector is prompting concern from Germany, especially in Lower Saxony, where cross-border institutional relationships focused on credit transfer, and exchanges of students, instructors, and researchers are common.


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Barriers to progress: Documentation challenges in Ukraine and Crimea

This article, which focuses on students in Ukraine, is the first in a periodic World Education News & Reviews series that will springboard off of the insights of credential evaluators at World Education Services (WES) to highlight the challenges faced


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WENR, July/August 2011: Russia & CIS

Kazakhstan Kazakh Schools Getting A Kazakh Facelift Many Russian-language schools in Kazakhstan are being turned into Kazakh-language schools for the new academic year beginning on September 1. It’s all part of what can be called the “Kazakh-ification” of a nation


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WENR, June 2008: Russia & CIS

Russia Government Taking Strides to Reduce Credentials Fraud According to a recent police report issued in May, forged academic credentials have been used by at least 200,000 people in Russia to get a job. The figure comes from statistics released


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WENR, Dec. 2005: Education in the Russian Federation

By Nick Clark, Editor WENR VIEW UPCOMING WEBINARS ON POPULAR COUNTRY SYSTEMS OF EDUCATION   The education systems of the newly independent states of the former Soviet Union have undergone considerable changes over the past few years — changes that


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WENR, Dec. 2005: Education in the Russian Federation

By WES Staff VIEW UPCOMING WEBINARS ON POPULAR COUNTRY SYSTEMS OF EDUCATION   Introduction The education system of the Russian Federation has undergone significant change since the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. During Soviet times, education was highly


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WENR, January/February 2004: Russia & The Commonwealth of Independent States

Russia & The Commonwealth of Independent States   RUSSIA History Texts to Be Re-evaluated Minister of Education Vladimir Filippov announced in January that all history textbooks in Russia will be re-evaluated. According to the new policy, all history textbooks will


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eWENR, September/October 1999: E. Europe and NIS

Regional News  E. Europe & NIS  CZECH REPUBLIC In April 1998, the Czech parliament passed a new higher education act. The law, which went into effect on Jan. 1, aims to: 1) Establish more non-university type education offering vocational programs


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eWENR, July/August 1999: E. Europe & NIS

Regional News  E. Europe & NIS  HUNGARY The International Organization for Migration, an international relief agency based in Geneva, and the University of Pecs Medical School in southern Hungary have joined forces to create a postgraduate program in


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