Research Tips for Cuban Credential Evaluation

It has been a little over a year since the AACRAO Cuba research team first met, and we have learned a few things in the intervening months. As you may recall from a series of blog posts I did last year, I was representing both ECE and TAICEP within the r

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The AACRAO Cuba Project: A Blog Series with Martha Van Devender - Part 4

Part 4: Next Steps Once we got back from Cuba, we all deposited our notes in our group Google Drive. Even though we were at many of the sessions together, there was some variety. So it is important that we had records from each site visit or presenter. W

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The AACRAO Cuba Project: A Blog Series with Martha Van Devender - Part 3

Part 3: On Teachers, or the Education of Educators In Cuba I heard it said several times that education gets the second largest piece of the national budget, around 44%. I couldn’t find any good stats to back that up. I didn’t look super hard. But I woul

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The AACRAO Cuba Project: A Blog Series with Martha Van Devender - Part 2

Part 2: On Education in the Health Sciences One of the most widely touted facts about Cuba is the strength of their medical education system and their medical diplomacy (or medical internationalism) dating back to the 1960’s. Most of the Cuban graduates

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The AACRAO Cuba Project: A Blog Series with Martha Van Devender - Part 1

Part 1: It almost didn’t even happen for me. In fall 2017 AACRAO put out a call for applications to participate in a new type of research project. They were partnering with the Busquedas Investigativas program to give U.S. credential evaluation specialis

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