ERIC Number: ED249887
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
A Guide to the Academic Placement of Students from Ghana in Educational Institutions of the United States.
The educational system of Ghana is described, and placement recommendations concerning Ghanian students who want to study in the United States are presented. The country's old educational structure and the one in place since 1974 are briefly considered. For the West African School Certificate and the General Certificate of Education, information is provided on the grading system, conditions for the award of the certificate, and 1975 examination results. The grading system and conditions for the award of the Higher School Certificate and General Certificate of Education Advanced Level Examination are also examined. A selected list of technical courses and awards and a list of teacher training colleges are provided. The old structure for teacher training and the structure as of 1974 are also considered. For the University of Ghana, the University of Science and Technology, and the University of Cape Coast, information is provided on the grading system; certificates, diplomas, and degrees; and the classification of degrees. Nursing education programs are also covered. In addition to providing information on the educational background of Ghanian students, suggestions for U.S. admissions officers include the following areas: verification of records, English proficiency, and examinations. (SW)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Admission, Degrees (Academic), Educational Background, Educational Certificates, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Grading, Higher Education, International Educational Exchange, Nursing Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Student Placement, Study Abroad, Teacher Education, Technical Education
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, One Dupont Circle, Suite 330, Washington, DC 20036 ($3.00)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Foreign Educational Credentials; Ghana
Note: World Education Series. Placement recommendations approved by the National Council on the Evaluation of Foreign Educational Credentials. For other titles in this series, see HE 017 786.