New ECE Publication: The Islamic Republic of Iran: Its Educational System and Methods of Evaluation (Part 1)

The Islamic Republic of Iran: Its Educational System and Methods of Evaluation   ECE's newest research provides a comprehensive guide to evaluating educational qualifications from Iran.  The book will be released online in six parts as we finish them. Th

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Online Verification: University of Melbourne (Australia)

University of Melbourne provides online verification of UM graduates. The verification service also includes records of University of Melbourne afiliated and merged institutions (see list further below). Required information needed to perform the verific

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University of Mosul to Reopen

University of Mosul, one of the largest public universities in Iraq, is said to have reopened on 25 November, but under the Islamic State's rules of gender segregation and strict adherence to islamic laws. According to the Diwan of Education (the Islamic

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"swissuniversities" Established: Swiss Rectors' Conferences Merge

On November 21, 2012, Swiss academic universities, universities of applied sciences, and pedagogical universities formed a joint institution named swissuniversities. Its main task is to coordinate the merger of the existing three rectors' conferences (CR

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NCIKU update: Decipher Chinese Characters Quickly!

Update: As of Dec. 1, the link below has been replaced by http://linedictionary.naver.com/dict.html#/cnen/, which currently does not have the capability to draw the characters, however the site claims that feature is coming soon. Resource: NCIKU website

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Online Verification: Universidade Federal do Pará (Brazil)

Universidade Federal do Pará, a public institution, offers online verification of documents issued through its Sistema Integrado de Gestão de Atividades Acadêmicas (SIGAA) (Integrated System of Academic Activities Management). The system is used to issue

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Qatari Supreme Education Council Reconfirms Its Listing of Authorized Higher Education Institutions

Supreme Education Council (SEC), along with the Higher Education Institute, is responsible for overseeing education and quality assurance matters in Qatar. As of August 2014, the following institutions have been confirmed as SEC-authorized institutions o

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Allianze University College of Medical Sciences (Malaysia) Closed

Allianze University College of Medical Sciences (formerly known as Allianze College of Medical Sciences), located in Penang, Malaysia, has been closed down due to financial issues following an acquisition of a London campus from Middlesex University. The

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Coming soon: Comprehensive Update on Education in Iran!

ECE's newest research provides a comprehensive guide to evaluating educational qualifications from Iran. The Islamic Republic of Iran: Its Educational System and Methods of Evaluation, an ECE Publication, will be released online in six parts. The final c

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Kenya Institute of Management Revised Examination and Grading Scheme

The 2012 revised Student's Handbook confirms the following Kenya Institute of Management (KIM) grading system: Score Description Grade 80-100 Distinction A 65-79 Upper Credit B 50-64 Credit C 40-49 Pass D 0-39 Fail E Students who fail in one or two subje

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École Libre Africaine de Technologies et des Sciences Appliquées (ELATSA) Recognized in Togo

École Libre Africaine de Technologies et des Sciences Appliquées (ELATSA) is recognized by the Ministry of Technical and Professional Education in Togo.

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Takes Action as a Result of Investigation of Irregular Class Offerings

An independent investigation conducted by the former federal prosecutor, Kenneth Wainstein, uncovered a series of irregularities in course offerings at the Department of African and Afro-American Studies (formerly known as AFAM) at the University of Nort

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Unrecognized Institution: Carlingford University (USA)

On Tuesday, June 26 of 2012, the Winnebago County Circuit Court judge found Kenneth M. Shong guilty of felony fraud, in violation of Wis. Stat. § 943.39(2). "The conviction related to Shong's operation of the fictitious “Carlingford University” while an

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Personalized Learning Degree Programs Launched at Northern Arizona University

In August 2013, Northern Arizona University pioneered three online-based degree programs focusing on competency-based learning. The Personalized Learning program path is accredited by the Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges a

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Abbey College London Merged (England)

Abbey College London, an independent private institution for international students, offers Sixth Form programs leading to GCSE and A-Level examinations, as well as preparatory programs for entry into selected university degree programs in the United Kin

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Online Verification: Bacalaureat Results in Romania

Romanian Bacalaureat exam results are available through the bacalaueat.edu.ro website. View the current-year bacalaureat results  (this page also allows to select other exam years) or, alternatively, access the databases for each school year through the

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University of Rwanda Established

University of Rwanda is a public institution established in 2013 through the law No.71/2013 of  10 September 2013. It was formed via a merger of six preexisting public institutions: National University of Rwanda (aka Université Nationale du Rwanda) Kigal

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University of Pune Renamed (India)

University of Pune (formerly known as University of Poona), a state university in Maharashtra, India, was renamed Savitribai Phule Pune University in August 2014.

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Siberian Federal University (Russia) Established

Siberian Federal University, a public higher education institution located in Krasnoyarsk, was established in 2006 via a merger of four preexisting institutions: Krasnoyarsk State Academy of Architecture and Construction, Krasnoyarsk State University, Kr

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National Academy of Governance (Mongolia)

National Academy of Governance (also known as Academy of Management), a government-supported institution of higher education, was established in 1924. In 2012, it received accreditation from the National Council for Education Accreditation of Mongolia.

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