ERIC Number: ED206241
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
The Handbook on the Placement of Foreign Graduate Students (Graduate Handbook, Part I).
National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC.
Information on the educational systems of 52 foreign countries is presented, and recommendations for student placement into U.S. graduate programs are given in this first of a two-part handbook. For each country a diagram illustrates the demarcation between primary, secondary, and tertiary levels, and explanations are provided on grading systems, levels, secondary school certificates, teacher's certificates, and various types of degrees. Variations among different schools, states, or territories regarding certificates/degrees and grading methods are indicated. The following countries are covered: Afghanistan, Algeria, Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Canada (and the provinces), China, Colombia, Cyprus, Egypt, Ethiopia, Finland, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Korea, Kuwait, Laos, Liberia, Malaysia, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, and Venezuela. (SW)
Descriptors: Certification, College Students, Comparative Education, Degrees (Academic), Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Grading, Graduate Students, Higher Education, International Educational Exchange, Student Placement, Teacher Certification
National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, 1860 19th St., NW, Washington, DC 20009.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Africa; Asia; Australia; Europe; Middle East; South America
Note: For related document see ED 206 238.