ERIC Number: ED249895
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Mexico: A Study of the Educational System of Mexico and a Guide to the Academic Placement of Students in Educational Institutions of the United States.
Villa, Kitty Maker
The educational system of Mexico is described, and guidelines concerning the academic placement of students who wish to study in U.S. institutions are provided. After considering the structure of the educational system, attention is directed to preschool, primary, and lower secondary education. Descriptions are provided of: lower secondary programs leading to further education, programs not leading to further education (vocational, commercial, and artistic training); special education; and nonformal education. Upper secondary education is also covered, including certificates and qualifications, nonformal education, grading, general academic study programs, vocational programs, and teacher training programs. Overviews of higher education and graduate education are provided, and types of public and private institutions are described. Guidelines for U.S. admissions officers cover: Mexican degrees and qualifications, determining educational levels, evaluation of the secondary curricula, transfer of credit from Mexican institutions, and Mexican scholarship programs. Appendices include: a list of schools with Bachillerato programs incorporated into the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico; a list of higher education institutions and their institutional classification; and sample institutional documents. (SW)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Admission, College Programs, Degrees (Academic), Educational Certificates, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Graduate Study, Higher Education, International Educational Exchange, Nursing Education, Private Education, Public Education, Records (Forms), Secondary School Curriculum, Student Placement, Teacher Education, Technical Education, Undergraduate Study
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 330, Washington, DC 20036 ($4.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Sponsor: International Communications Agency, Washington, DC. Directorate for Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Foreign Educational Credentials; Mexico
Note: World Education Series. Placement recommendations approved by the National Council on Evaluation of Foreign Educational Credntials. Some small print. For other titles in this series, see HE 017 786.