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Schulmann, Paul; Le, Cindy – World Education Services, 2018
In the nearly two years since the election of U.S. President Donald Trump, multiple studies have documented declines in international student enrollments at U.S. institutions. Entities that track developments in higher education have reported increased enrollments in other countries, especially those where costs are lower, quality and access are…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Enrollment Trends, Higher Education, Political Issues
World Education Services, 2018
World Education Services (WES) is a non-profit organization with over 40 years of experience in assessing academic credentials from more than 200 countries and jurisdictions and 40,000 educational institutions. Because many refugees are unable to obtain verifiable documents, the assessment of their qualifications calls for a different approach…
Descriptors: Refugees, Pilot Projects, Credentials, Foreign Countries
World Education Services, 2018
World Education Services (WES) is a non-profit organization with over 40 years of experience in assessing academic credentials from more than 200 countries and jurisdictions and 40,000 educational institutions. Because many refugees are unable to obtain verifiable documents, the assessment of their qualifications calls for a different approach…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Pilot Projects, Credentials
Loo, Bryce; Luo, Ning; Ye, Ziyi – World Education Services, 2017
In order to provide institutions with more insight into student experiences and perspectives on their careers and the preparation they received on campus--and to promote discussions about how such students' might be better served--the research team at World Education Services (WES) conducted a survey of both current international students and…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Outcomes of Education, Foreign Students, College Students
World Education Services, 2017
The most important step in evaluating documents for international student admissions is ensuring the authenticity of educational credentials. This article shares the practices and experiences of World Education Services (WES) in obtaining valid international academic credentials. Since WES published "Forged Educational Credentials: A Sorry…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Admission Criteria, Student Records, Documentation
World Education Services, 2017
When seeking entry to a profession or employment in Ontario, Canada, internationally trained professionals may face multiple challenges. One of the most serious challenges to labour market success, as identified by immigrants themselves, is a lack of recognition of the academic credentials earned outside of Canada. International credential…
Descriptors: Best Practices, International Education, Foreign Countries, Employment Qualifications
Batalova, Jeanne; Fix, Michael; Mittelstadt, Michelle; Zeitlin, Angela Marek – World Education Services, 2016
This study estimated the economic penalty that immigrant underemployment imposes, both in forgone earnings and tax payments, using U.S. Census Bureau data to analyze demographic characteristics and estimate the forgone earnings and taxes at federal, state, and local levels. It focuses on three groups of workers: (1) Immigrants who are…
Descriptors: Economic Impact, Immigrants, Underemployment, Taxes
Batalova, Jeanne; Fix, Michael; Bachmeier, James D. – World Education Services, 2016
This study estimated the economic penalty that immigrant underemployment imposes, both in forgone earnings and tax payments, using U.S. Census Bureau data to analyze demographic characteristics and estimate the forgone earnings and taxes at federal, state, and local levels. It focuses on three groups of workers: (1) Immigrants who are…
Descriptors: Economic Impact, Immigrants, Underemployment, Taxes
Roy, Megha; Lu, Zhengrong; Loo, Bryce – World Education Services, 2016
For higher education personnel who serve international students, understanding the student experience--and doing so holistically--is critical. To shed light on how institutions can better meet a range of needs among students from different parts of the globe, the research team at World Education Services (WES) conducted a study of international…
Descriptors: College Students, Foreign Students, Student Experience, Student Recruitment
World Education Services, 2014
Based on its research and review of fundamental changes in quality assurance in higher education in India, in 2006 World Education Services (WES) revised its assessment of selected the three-year Bachelor's degree awarded by Indian universities. This policy takes into account specific criteria regarding institutional standing and student…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bachelors Degrees, Higher Education, Comparative Analysis
Abu-Ghaida, Dina; Klasen, Stephan – World Bank Education Advisory Service, 2004
At the Millennium Summit, the world community pledged to promote gender equality and chose as a specific target the achievement of gender equity in primary and secondary education by the year 2005 in every country of the world. Based on the findings from a growing empirical literature that suggests that gender equity in education promotes economic…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Costs, Sex Fairness, Economic Progress
World Bank Education Advisory Service, 2004
Launched in June 2002, the Education For All-Fast Track Initiative (FTI) is a performance-based program focusing on the implementation of sustainable policies in support of universal primary completion (UPC) and the required resource mobilization. During its twenty months of implementation, FTI has delivered on results, which give reason for…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Access to Education, Equal Education, Educational Policy
Kattan, Raja Bentaouet; Burnett, Nicholas – World Bank Education Advisory Service, 2004
There are a large number of different "fees" that private households sometimes have to pay for publicly provided primary education, including tuition fees, textbook fees or costs and/or rental payments, compulsory uniforms, PTA dues, and various special fees such as exam fees, contributions to district education boards, and the like. In many…
Descriptors: Costs, Tuition, Primary Education, Foreign Countries
Hepp, Pedro; Hinostroza, J. Enrique; Laval, Ernesto; Rehbein, Lucio – World Bank Education Advisory Service, 2004
This document offers examples and insights on a number of issues that are relevant to policy-makers in developing countries. A particular effort has been made to demonstrate that introducing ICT into the schools, without a proper staff development plan and without a pedagogical perspective, is a low-return investment. Technology is still expensive…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Latin Americans, Staff Development, Educational Technology
Peters, Susan J. – World Bank Education Advisory Service, 2004
The fundamental principle of Education for All (EFA) is that all children should have the opportunity to learn. The fundamental principle of Inclusive Education (IE) is that all children should have the opportunity to learn?together. Diversity is a characteristic that all children and youth have in common?both within each individual child and…
Descriptors: Inclusive Schools, Individual Differences, Disabilities, Foreign Countries
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