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India: Mapping Student Mobility From the World’s Number 2 Sender

Indian student mobility will rise in the coming decades. Understanding where students have headed in the recent past – and why – is of critical importance international enrollment managers.


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Posted in Asia Pacific, Education Policy, Mobility Trends

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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Posted in Europe, Regional News Summaries

Education in the U.K.

Jessica Magaziner, Credential Analyst at World Education Services At its peak, British colonialism affected half the nations on the globe. As a result, the United Kingdom’s educational system emerged as one of the most influential models in the world: Even


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Posted in Education System Profiles, Europe

A Guide to U.K. School Qualifications Offered Internationally

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews Two of the U.K.’s examination boards provide suites of qualifications that have been developed specifically for the overseas market. These qualifications are based on the domestic versions of the GCSE and


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Posted in Accreditation and Quality Assurance, Archive, Credential Evaluation Issues, Europe

A Guide to the GCE A Level

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews The General Certificate of Education Advanced Level, more commonly known as the GCE A Level, is a school leaving qualification offered by secondary schools, sixth form colleges and further education colleges


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Posted in Accreditation and Quality Assurance, Archive, Credential Evaluation Issues

An Evaluation of Britain’s University Pathway Programs

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews; and Elzbieta Gzella, WES Area Specialist, UK A growing number of higher education institutions around the world are making use of academic preparatory programs, typically for students that lack the necessary


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Posted in Archive, Europe

UK Students Going Abroad in the Quest for Best Value

UK Students Going Abroad in the Quest for Best Value

Value for money is one of the central factors influencing consumer choice, and higher education is no exception, especially when the cost of studying for a university degree rises at levels well above the rate of inflation.


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Posted in Archive, Europe, Mobility Trends

International Mobility Data Sources

By Nick Clark, Editor World Education News & Reviews The number of students crossing international borders to attend institutions of higher education has grown significantly in the last few decades, as have the number of reports that track those trends,


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Posted in Archive, Mobility Trends

Who Counts What in the Top English-language Host Countries?

By Nick Clark, Editor World Education News & Reviews In the first of this two-part series, we take a look behind the mobility statistics reported by the top five English-language higher education receiving countries to see if their data are


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Posted in Mobility Trends, Strategic Internationalization

International Student Mobility: Patterns and Trends

By Line Verbik, Research Manager, Hobsons and Veronica Lasanowski, Research Officer, The Observatory on Borderless Higher Education Over the past 10-15 years international student mobility has become an increasingly important part of the global higher education landscape. The total number


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Posted in Americas, Asia Pacific, Enrollment & Recruiting, Europe, Mobility Trends