Rector of failing university establishes new institution (Russia)

Vladislav Nazarov, rector of Ural Institute of Finance and Law (Уральский финансово-юридический институт) , incorporated a new institution on 14 July 2017 named Ural Institute of Humanities and Technology (Уральский гуманитарно-технологический институт).

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Institute of Chartered Accountants of India introduces new professional exam scheme in 2017

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has introduced a new professional exam scheme which took effect on 1 July 2017. The Revised Scheme of Education and Training  will consist of the following stages:4-paper Foundation Course8-pape

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Newest issue of NAFSA’s IEM Spotlight e-newsletter now available

The newest issue of NAFSA’s IEM Spotlight e-newsletter is now available for access online here.This issue focuses on Transnational Education, including an article on international branch campuses, a guide to dual degrees, and a survey of placement

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Military Institutions and Academic Recognition

When faced with academic credentials from a military institution or academy, a head scratching moment often occurs followed by three main questions:Is this particular military institution in this particular country accredited or recognized?Is this degree

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Iraqi universities reopen in former ISIS-controlled cities

Many of the Iraqi universities which had been under the control of ISIS were liberated by the Iraqi forces in 2015 or later. Majority of the institutions have suffered extensive damage, requiring reconstruction of many facilities. Some have been partiall

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Canadian University College renamed

Canadian University College in Alberta (until 1997 known as Canadian Union College) received university status in July 2014 and was renamed Burman University in December of 2014. The university is named after Charles A. and Leona Burman the husband and w

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New to Credential Evaluation? This e-Learning series can help.

ECE® Director of Global Initiatives, Marybeth Gruenewald, chats about the upcoming special 5-part Introduction to Credential Evaluation e-learning series.Why a 5-part series? I felt it was time to develop a more formal series that would focus on

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Secondary school system and grading practices in Argentina set by provincial regulations

Secondary education in Argentina is decentralized with the provinces.  The different provinces can structure their primary-secondary education system as 7+5 (pre-1996 Reform) or 6+6 (according to the 1996 Reform). In fact, the reform was not impleme

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