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ECE® Education System Charts and Keys

ECE® Education System Charts and Keys detail the educational systems of select countries, prepared by our professional credential evaluators with more than 400 years of combined experience.Educati...

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UNESCO International Centre for Technical and Vocational Trainin...

Name:UNESCO International Centre for Technical and Vocational TrainingURL:https://unevoc.unesco.org/Language(s):English, FrenchThe International Centre for Technical and Vocational Training (UNEVOC) o...

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e-learning: Introduction to Credential Evaluation I (PDF)

These slides were extracted from, and are intended to supplement, e-learning: Introduction to Credential Evaluation I (VIDEO).

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e-learning: Introduction to Credential Evaluation II (PDF)

These slides were extracted from, and are intended to supplement, e-learning: Introduction to Credential Evaluation II (VIDEO). 

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e-Learning: Introduction to Credential Evaluation V (PDF)

These slides were extracted from, and are intended to supplement, e-Learning: Introduction to Credential Evaluation V (VIDEO).

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e-Learning: Introduction to Credential Evaluation IV (PDF)

These slides were extracted from, and are intended to supplement, e-learning: Introduction to Credential Evaluation IV (VIDEO).

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e-Learning: Introduction to Credential Evaluation V (VIDEO)

Dual Degrees, Transnational Education, and Non-verifiable DocumentsLength: 1:03:28In the final session of our introductory series, we'll tackle some problematic issues for credential evaluators, i...

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e-Learning: Introduction to Credential Evaluation II (VIDEO)

Accreditation, Diploma Mills, and ResourcesLength: 1:04:20Part 2 of our 5-part series focuses on the legitimacy of higher education institutions.The Diploma Mill phenomenon has not diminished, and cre...

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e-Learning: Introduction to Credential Evaluation I (VIDEO)

Basic Principles, Documentation, and the Evaluation ProcessLength: 1:04:23Are you new to credential evaluation?This 5-part e-Learning series covers the basics of Credential Evaluation.The first sessio...

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e-Learning: Online Verifications (VIDEO)

Length: 1:01:30In this session we provide tips on how to use online resources to verify educational documents.Topics include:Types of online verification sites   Tips for finding online veri...

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e-Learning: Online Verifications (PDF)

These slides were extracted from, and are intended to supplement the e-Learning: Online Verifications (VIDEO).

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e-Learning: Transnational Education (PDF)

These slides were extracted from, and are intended to supplement the e-Learning: Transnational Education (VIDEO).

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Chinese-Foreign Cooperation in Running Schools

Name:Chinese-Foreign Cooperation in Running SchoolsURL:https://www.crs.jsj.edu.cn/Language(s):ChineseUse this website to look up approved transnational programs connected with Chinese higher educ...

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e-Learning: Transnational Education (VIDEO)

Length: 1:03:17Transnational Education (TNE) can be confusing to evaluate. In this video, we will break down the various types of TNE programs and offer tips for evaluation.Topics include:The various ...

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Index of Secondary Credentials

Title:Index of Secondary CredentialsPublisher:International Education Research Foundation (IERF)Publication date:2010Notes:This publication can be obtained by contacting the IERF.From the website:IERF...

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e-learning: Introduction to Credential Evaluation III (PDF)

These slides were extracted from, and are intended to supplement, e-learning: Introduction to Credential Evaluation III (VIDEO).

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ENIC-NARIC

Name:ENIC-NARICURL:http://www.enic-naric.net/Language(s):EnglishEuropean Network of Information Centres in the European Region - National Academic Recognition Information Centres in the European Union...

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e-Learning: Introduction to Credential Evaluation IV (VIDEO)

Fraud and AuthenticityLength: 1:09:49Academic fraud is big business! Credential evaluators can fight back by: Understanding what fraud actually is Recognizing common tell-tale mistakes ...

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e-Learning: Introduction to Credential Evaluation III (VIDEO)

Grades and CreditsOur trainer will show you a variety (both U.S. and other countries) of strategies for converting a student's credits. We will also walk you through various methods of grade ...

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Building a Credential Evaluation Library... On a Shoestring

Topics covered:What type of resources does a credential evaluator need?Evaluate the usefulness of resourcesPrint ResourcesInternet Resources: Fee-based and FreeElectronic NewslettersGovernmental websi...

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100 Reasons to Support International Exchange Among TAICEP Membe...

Presenters:Takashi Hisano, NIAD-QEAmy Kawa, ECE Inc.Serena Spitalieri, CIMEAEvent and Date:October 5, 2020TAICEP Annual Conference 2020Description:Presenters gave a first-hand account about three in-d...

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Boston College Center for International Higher Education (CIHE)

Name:Center for International Higher Education (CIHE)URL:https://www.bc.edu/content/bc-web/schools/lynch-school/sites/cihe.htmlLanguage(s):EnglishFrom the website:The Center for International Higher E...

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The Wild, Wild West - The Changing Landscape of Electronic Docum...

Presenters:Meg Wenger, Senior Director of Evaluations, Educational Credential Evaluators Inc. (ECE)Emily Tse, Director of Evaluations, International Education Research Foundation (IERF)Event and Date:...

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An Intro to Digital Documents for International Credential Evalu...

Presenters:Margaret WengerSenior Director of EvaluationEducational Credential Evaluators Inc.Event and Date:AACRAO 2021 Annual MeetingMarch 28, 2021Description:Remember the days when credential evalua...

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An Intro to Digital Documents for International Credential Evalu...

Presenters:Margaret WengerSenior Director of EvaluationEducational Credential Evaluators Inc.Event and Date:AACRAO 2021 Annual MeetingMarch 31, 2021Description:Remember the days when credential evalua...

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Internationalisation of Higher Education – Policy and Practice

Title:Internationalisation of Higher Education – Policy and PracticePublisher:DUZ Academic PublishersPublication date:2020-2022Notes:This journal can be accessed with a paid subscription on the ...

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The Dilemma of Fraud in Global Assessment

Title:The Dilemma of Fraud in Global AssessmentAuthor:Melissa GanierePublisher:Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE)Publication date:2021The issue of fraud in comparative education and global assess...

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Assessing Educational Achievement: Does School Accreditation Mat...

Presenters:Jane Larsson, Executive Director, Council of International Schools (CIS)Margaret Wenger, Senior Director of Evaluation, Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. (ECE)Event and Date:October 1...

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ECE® Connection Photo Attributions

The ECE® Connection provides credential evaluation resources from all over the world. The resource pages featured on the Connection include photographs sourced from image repositories that value t...

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Australian Education International - Country Education Profiles ...

Name:Australian Education International - Country Education Profiles (CEP) OnlineURL:https://internationaleducation.gov.au/CEPLanguage(s):EnglishNotes:Country Education Profiles (CEP) Online requires ...

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UNESCO Planipolis Portal of Education Plans and Policies

Name:UNESCO Planipolis Portal of Education Plans and PoliciesURL:https://planipolis.iiep.unesco.org/Language(s):English, French, SpanishThis portal maintained by United Nations Educational, Scientific...

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The Association of International Credential Evaluation Professio...

Name:The Association of International Credential Evaluation Professionals (TAICEP)URL:https://www.taicep.org/Type:Professional AssociationSummary:Association with the single purpose of supporting and ...

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The Dilemma of Forgery: Altered Documents in an International Co...

Title:ECE Insights: The Dilemma of Forgery: Altered Documents in an International ContextAuthor:Rebecca M. CookPublisher:Educational Credential EvaluatorsPublication date:2005Summary:For individuals w...

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Affordable Resources for International Credential Evaluation

Title:ECE Insights: Affordable Resources for International Credential EvaluationAuthor:Rebecca M. CookPublisher:Educational Credential EvaluatorsPublication date:2005Summary:This publication offers a ...

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Guide to Bogus Institutions and Documents

Title:Guide to Bogus Institutions and DocumentsAuthor:AACRAO American Association of Collegiate Registrars and AdmissionsPublisher:AACRAO American Association of Collegiate Registrars and AdmissionsPu...

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Foreign Educational Credentials Required

Title:Counterfeit Diplomas and TranscriptsAuthor:AACRAO American Association of Collegiate Registrars and AdmissionsPublisher:AACRAO American Association of Collegiate Registrars and AdmissionsPublica...

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Accreditation Mills

Title:Counterfeit Diplomas and TranscriptsAuthor:Allen AzellPublisher:AACRAO American Association of Collegiate Registrars and AdmissionsPublication date:2007ISBN:9781578580774Summary:Explores the inf...

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World Data on Education: Seventh Edition 2010-11

Title:World Data on Education: Seventh Edition 2010-11Publisher:IBE-UNESCO International Bureau of Education - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural OrganizationPublication date:2012Summ...

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Academic Documentation Guidelines by Country

Title:Academic Documentation Guidelines by CountryAuthor:Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.Publisher:Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.Publication date:2015Summary:ECE's recommendations ...

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Nuffic Education Systems

Website is in English.From the website:Compare diplomas from different countries to Dutch diplomas. And find information about education in those countries.

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Guide on Diploma Mills and other dubious institutions

From the cimea.it website:a Guide on Diploma Mills: this instrument is created for the benefit of all credential evaluators worldwide. It presents the phenomenon of Diploma Mills starting from th...

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FAIMER - Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Edu...

Website is in English.From the website:FAIMER is a non-profit foundation committed to improving world health through education.FAIMER was established in 2000 by the Educational Commission for Foreign ...

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World Directory of Medical Schools

The World Directory is a joint venture of the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) and the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER). The World Direc...

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Taking Out the Guesswork: A Guide to International Academic Reco...

From the website:A joint initiative of NAGAP and IERF, Taking Out the Guesswork: A Guide to International Academic Records (2019) is the first resource of its kind in international enrollment manageme...

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Education GPS - OECD

Education GPS is run by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)From the website:Education GPS is the OECD source for internationally comparable data on education po...

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OECD iLibrary

Includes Books, Papers, and Statistics on various themes (including Education) and countries.  Allows you to browse by Theme (Education) and Specific Country.From the website:OECD iLibr...

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NAFSA Guide to Educational Systems Around the World

From the website:The NAFSA Guides to Educational Systems Around the World provide information to help in the interpretation of foreign grades earned after 1999. Each of the updated country guides prov...

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Master in Management Compass

Website is in English, German, French, Spanish, and Italian.Search graduate programs in management around the world. Gives length, admission requirements and language of instruction.

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World Higher Education Database Portal

Website is in English.Access to the database is currently free to everyone, and provides comprehensive information on institutions all over the world.  Additional features are available...

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International Handbook of Universities

by International Association of Universities(ISBN: 978-3-319-76970-7)Published by Palgrave MacmillanFrom the publisher:This three-volume set is an indispensable and up-to-date guide to over 18,00...

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EducationUSA

From the website:EducationUSA is a U.S. Department of State network of over 425 international student advising centers in more than 175 countries. The network promotes U.S. higher education to st...

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