China moves forward with vocational education at the bachelor level

The Ministry of Education of China recently issued the Administrative Measures for the Establishment of Vocational Education Majors at the Bachelor Level (Trial), which is the first special document to promote the development of vocational education at t

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AACRAO's Cuba Project released

If you followed our series of blogs on the Cuba project, authored by Martha Van Devender, a Senior Evaluator at ECE, you will be pleased to know the project is now complete! The American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRA

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Expansion of Secondary Education in the Philippines: Senior High School

For many years primary and secondary education in the Philippines was a total of 10 years (primary grades 1-6, secondary grades 7-10). When students completed grade 10 they received a diploma (Katunayan or Katibayan in Filipino) issued by the secondary s

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Kazakhstan to introduce 12-year primary-secondary school system

According to the "One Hundred Steps on Five Institutional Reforms" developed by the Ministry of Education and Science, primary and secondary education in Kazakhstan is transitioning towards a 12-year system. Along with the extra year of school education,

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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 implemented n

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