Beyond the 12-Year Paradigm: A Journey through Extraordinary Secondary Systems

In October of 2019, I was fortunate to attend the TAICEP (The Association for International Credential Evaluation Professionals) conference in Vancouver, Canada. My colleague, Amy Kawa, and I presented on the topic of extraordinary secondary systems that

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CIMEA Credential Evaluator spends three weeks with ECE and shares her experience

In August Serena Spitalieri from Centro Informazioni Mobilità Equivalenze Accademiche (CIMEA) in Italy came to our office in Milwaukee for three weeks of credential evaluation training.  We asked her to share her experience.   A mobility experience in cr

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Using QR Codes for Document Verification

Advances in technology have produced a variety of new tools for confirming authenticity, but they are not foolproof. One such tool that has gained popularity in educational documents is the use of QR codes to confirm or check if a credential is legitimat

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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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All those sample international education documents…

What do you do with the international education credentials you have evaluated?  Keep them as a resource?  Throw them out? Have new data security and privacy requirements changed the way you think about documents? Is it important to have an archive of in

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