ERIC Number: ED198768
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-May
Reference Count: N/A
The Admission and Placement of Students from: Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore. Report of a Workshop (Baguio, Philippines, February, 1979).
Higbee, Homer, Ed.; Winters, Marjorie K., Ed.
Recommendations concerning the admission and placement of students from Hong Kong, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Singapore are presented along with results of a review of the system of education within each country. The information was gathered by teams of U.S. and Canadian educators. For each country, information is presented on the country, the people, the government, the structure of education, the language of instruction, the academic year, preschool programs, primary education, secondary education, and tertiary education. Additional areas of analysis include: transcripts; standardized tests; the technical/vocational educational programs; public and private institutions; accreditation; certificates, diplomas, and degrees; academic curricula; college entrance examinations; grading scales; and teacher education. Information on curricula and characteristics of specific institutions, placement recommendations for U.S. admissions officers, and sample record forms and transcripts are presented. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Records, Admission Criteria, College Admission, College Curriculum, College Students, Comparative Education, Educational Assessment, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, School Organization, Student Placement, Teacher Education, Technical Education, Vocational Education
National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, 1860 19th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009 ($4.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - General; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Henry Luce Foundation, New York, NY.; EXXON Education Foundation, New York, NY.; College Entrance Examination Board, Princeton, NJ.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Washington, DC.; National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Asia; Hong Kong; Malaysia; Philippines; Singapore