ERIC Number: ED157443
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Syrian Arab Republic: A Study of the Educational System of the Syrian Arab Republic and a Guide to the Academic Placement of Students in Educational Institutions of the United States.
Parker, Garland G.
Written as a guide to be used in the admission and placement of Syrian students in U.S. institutions of higher education, this study discusses the educational system of Syria. Facts about the country, the history of modern Syria, and the history of its education are summarized. The educational system of Syria is described and information is provided on preprimary, intermediate and secondary education; university level postsecondary education and nonformal education programs including intermediate institutes and postsecondary teacher training programs. Special considerations for admissions officer, such as student financial aid and military service obligations, English language proficiency, and credentials evaluation and translation, are examined followed by placement recommendations. Sample documents appear in the appendix. (SPG)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, College Admission, Comparative Education, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Graduate Study, Guides, Higher Education, Preschool Education, Student Financial Aid, Student Placement, Teacher Education
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 330, Washington, D.C. 20036
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Washington, DC.