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January 2020 - Beverly Hills, CA

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS EVALUATION INSTITUTE, INC. (ACEI)
Is incorporated in the state of California (1994), and is dedicated to the advancement of international academic exchange and understanding through the dissemination of information on international academic credentials.

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News Around the world

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CHINA

African Students in China are Alienated

In 2018, the number of African students pursuing higher education in China reached an all-time high – 16 percent of all international students in the country came from Africa. There were 81,562 African students in China in 2018, compared to less than 2,000 in 2003. New research finds that despite this growth, African graduates are alienated during their time in China as a result of racism. To read more, click here.

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DENMARK

Mandatory Classes Teaching Empathy

Denmark’s education system has included mandatory classes teaching empathy to their students aged 6 to 16 since 1993, where students learn to help their classmates and compete only with themselves. To read more, click here.

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KENYA

Sexual Harassment of Female University Students

According to a study by ActionAid Kenya, one in two female students and one in four male students in Kenyan institutions of higher learning are sexually harassed. To read more, click here.

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MOROCCO

Universities Switch to Bachelor Degree

In the upcoming academic year Morocco is switching from the Licence, Master, Doctorat (LMD) system, mainly used in Francophone countries, to the bachelor degree system used in the Anglophone world, signaling the country’s intention to broaden its horizons beyond Western Europe, particularly France, and prepare its young people for a world where English “holds high capital”, according to experts. To read more, click here.

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NEPAL

Yoga Education Compulsory for School Children

The Nepal government has decided to make yoga education for school children compulsory to promote healthy lifestyle among students. To read more, click here.

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RUSSIA

Syrian Youngsters Eagerly Study Russian

Some 24,000 Syrian youngsters are eager to study Russian in order to travel there or work in Russian companies they expect to appear in Syria in the future. To read more, click here.

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RUSSIA

Academic Journals Riddled with Plagiarism and More

Russian academic journals are retracting more than 800 papers following a "bombshell" investigation into unethical publication practices. The probe found that the country's academic journals are riddled with plagiarism, gift authorship, & other problems. To read more, click here.

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SIERRA LEONE

5 Facts on Education in Sierra Leone

Here are 5 things you probably didn’t know about education in Sierra Leone. To read more, click here.

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THE WORLD

Reducing International Education’s Carbon Footprint

Sustainability and the climate crisis have largely been ignored by international education, but at the turn of the decade, international educators are expressing growing concern about this issue. It might even become a central theme on the internationalization agenda in the coming year(s). To read more, click here.

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THE WORLD

Practicing Radical Hospitality in HE

At a time when the big trends and national policies seem to be against international mobility and for isolationism, we need to focus on small actions that show empathy and understanding to international students and on the practice of radical hospitality. To read more, click here.

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UNITED KINGDOM

Essex Business School Received AMBA Accreditation

The Association of MBAs (AMBA) has awarded accreditation to the University of Essex’s Business School. To read more, click here.

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U.S.A.

California Universities using SAT for Admissions Violating Civil Rights

The University of California is being sued for requiring incoming students to take the SAT and ACT. The lawsuit claims that the tests have a well-known “discriminatory effect” and “exacerbate the inequities” for underrepresented students. To read more, click here.

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U.S.A.

Senate Passes Bill to Permanently Fund HBCUs

The United States Senate passed a bill on 5 December by unanimous consent to permanently fund historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and minority-serving institutions. Federal funding had expired on October 1, 2019.
To read more, click here.

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Upcoming Events

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Upcoming Events 2020:

AIEA Annual Conference 2020
“Rethinking Comprehensive Internationalization for a Global Generation”
February 16-19, 2020, Washington, DC
AICE 2020 Symposium
“Setting the Standard: Evaluating Professional Qualifications in Law and Medicine from Around the World.”
REGISTER NOW! For more information, please click here.
April 4, 2019, New Orleans, LA
AACRAO 2020 Annual Meeting
April 4-8, 2020, New Orleans, LA
Groningen Declaration Network Annual Meeting
April 15-17, 2020 Delhi, India
NAFSA Annual Conference
May 24-29, 2020, St. Louis, MO
EAIE Annual Conference
September 15-18, 2020, Barcelona, Spain
TAICEP Annual Conference
October 5-8, 2020, Glasgow, Scotland

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ACEI Additional Services

Digital Delivery of Evaluation Reports: SecurePathway©:

ACEI is a proud signatory of the Groningen Declaration Network which “seeks common ground in best serving the academic and professional mobility needs of citizens worldwide by bringing together key stakeholders in the Digital Student Data Ecosystem.” For the past two years, ACEI has committed itself to this shared mission through the introduction of SecurePathway©, an ACEI proprietary digital platform for the secure delivery of official evaluation reports and supporting educational credentials. For information on ACEI’s SecurePathway©.

Signing up with ACEI’s SecurePathway©, is free and does not cost the institutions any fees. To receive ACEI expert reports and certified academic credentials via SecurePathway©, complete this form.

*SecurePathway Registration Form*

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ACEI’s Advisory Services provide institutions and organizations looking at expanding their international student recruitment with customized solutions to help overcome enrollment challenges, uncover opportunities, and devise an innovative and holistic approach to international enrollment. For more information on ACEI’s Advisory Services and how we can assist you, please contact Yolinisse Moreno, Director of Programs & Communications at ymoreno@acei-global.org.

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ACEI offers a comprehensive range of professional services that include: international credential evaluations; translations; consulting; and training. For more information on ACEI, please visit www.acei-global.org or contact: Tel: 1-310-275-3530; Email: acei@acei-global.org.

ACEI was founded and incorporated in 1994 in the State of California and is a Charter and Endorsed Member of the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE).

 
         
 
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