Educational Credential Evaluators, a leader in publications and training in the world of international education, just released the first part of a series on Education in the Commonwealth Caribbean. The online version of Volume I is now available, free of charge until November 30, at http://publications.ece.org/ Volume I includes information on accreditation, the Caribbean Examinations Council, and country chapters on Anguilla, Grenada, Guyana, Montserrat, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, and the Turks & Caicos Islands.
Sri Lanka appears to be the newest country to get on board with the idea of a higher education regulatory framework to “standardize and provide quality assurances in higher education in privately-run universities and learning institutions.” The Ministry of Higher Education is also working to streamline private higher education providers, but there’s not much information about how that is meant to happen. The MOHE is in communication with schools from Australia and the UK, among others, whose countries also have a regulatory framework for higher education.
After a bit longer of a holiday than we had planned, we are back and eager to share new things with you! We’ll start off by sharing this tasty little morsel of free information about Nigeria’s education system. The Government of Alberta’s International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) just released its brand new and free international education guide on Nigeria. It’s very comprehensive, covering info on the WAEC and NECO exams, IQAS grading scales and placement recommendations, lists of federal, state, and private universities, info about diploma and certificate programs, and tons more information.
You can check out all of their international education guides, including this brand new one, at http://employment.alberta.ca/Immigration/5218.html