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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
Gross, Jeff – World Education Services, 2018
At a national level, the supply of teachers has remained stable in recent years--however, at the state and local level, school districts have been wrestling with long-standing teacher shortages in a number of specific fields, including science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects; career and technical education (CTE); bilingual…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Teacher Shortage, Public Schools, Refugees
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
Choudaha, Rahul; Chang, Li; Kono, Yoko – World Education Services, 2013
The global student mobility landscape is in constant flux. In this report, we aim to address this knowledge gap and assist institutions in prioritizing resources and building capacity. In particular, we discuss three topics: (1) a comparative perspective of international student mobility patterns (both globally and U.S.-focused) based on an…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, College Students, Student Mobility, Educational Trends
Choudaha, Rahul; Kono, Yoko – World Education Services, 2012
One in two international students in the U.S. is from China, India, or South Korea. This has led an increasing number of higher education institutions (HEIs) to seek out international students from a broader range of countries, as they look to diversify their student bodies. To this end, HEIs must not only identify emerging markets but also…
Descriptors: College Students, Foreign Students, Student Recruitment, Student Mobility
Choudaha, Rahul; Orosz, Kata; Chang, Li – World Education Services, 2012
International students aiming to study abroad form a highly heterogeneous group. Differences in academic preparedness and financial resources translate into differences in what information students look for and where they look for it during their college search. By gaining a deeper understanding of how students differ in profile and behavior,…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Characteristics, Student Behavior, Readiness
Choudaha, Rahul; Chang, Li – World Education Services, 2012
A new environment of budgetary cuts and increasing competition is forcing many institutions to become strategic and deliberate in their recruitment efforts. Effective international recruitment practices are dependent more than ever on a deep understanding of student mobility patterns and decision-making processes. The purpose of this research is…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Foreign Students, Student Recruitment, Foreign Countries