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September 2018 - Beverly Hills, CA

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In this edition of ACEI’s The Report, we have gathered news on some of the education-related events that occurred this month which we hope will be of interest to you. One common thread we have noticed is an increase in bilateral agreements between China and African nations as well as Russia and several countries in Asia focusing on efforts to strengthen infrastructure and education. What is missing from the news reports is whether anything substantially equivalent is happening between the U.S. and other countries. Unlike the U.S., which does not have a centralized unifying body such as a Ministry of Education (MOE), the bilateral agreements we are witnessing internationally are being reached between governmental entities, vis a vis their MOEs. The question to ask is where does U.S. see itself in the global education market as Russia, China, and even India forge ahead and invest billions of dollars in bilateral agreements to further education exchange?


Upcoming Conferences


ACEI President & CEO, Jasmin Saidi-Kuehnert, will be presenting at the following upcoming conferences:

TAICEP, October 2, 2018, Philadelphia, PA 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM “Round Pegs, Square Holes, and Understanding Different Credential Evaluation Philosophies”

NAFSA Region XII, October 19, 2018, Reno, NV 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM “An Evaluator’s Guide to Institutional Recognition and Accreditation"


News Around the world



33 Facts on Colombia and Its Education System

Interested in learning a few quick facts on Colombia and its education system? Click here.



50 Schools to be Established in New Administrative Capital

The New Administrative Capital will feature 50 schools for all categories, including four Japanese schools, an experimental school, a public school and 44 language schools. To read more, click here


Egypt’s American Diploma Accreditation Protocol

Egypt’s Minister of Education Tarek Shawki recently signed the protocol for regulating the earning of the US diploma in Egypt with representatives of accredited educational institutions in the United States. To read more, click here



India and Germany Sign Pact to Boost Vocational Education

India and Germany recently signed a memorandum of agreement to focus on the field of dual vocational education, training and skill development. To read more, click here.


Syrian refugee children in a classroom at a UN-run camp, NE of Amman, Jordan. (AFP)


Countries to Donate JDN51million to Support Education for Syrian Refugee Children

The Ministry of Labor and UNICEF Jordan announced this month that donor countries would continue their support in the amount of JD51 million for the 2018/2019 school year. To read more, click here.



Universities Free to Issue Diplomas and Degrees

Universities will now continue to offer diploma and certificate courses after stakeholders resolved the impasse surrounding the programs. To read more, click here.



New Program Requires All Mexican Teaching Students to Learn English

For students in Mexico, speaking English opens doors to better jobs, and it also helps them take advantage of scholarships and study abroad programs in the United States that often have a language requirement. To read more, click here.



Free Education results in Unprecedented Turnout of Pupils

Schools in Sierra Leone witnessed an unprecedented high turnout as the new term opened this month after the introduction of the free education program. To read more, click here.



Uganda Christian University Starts a Medical School

Uganda Christian University (UCU) has started training undergraduate medical doctors, bringing the number of similar institutions in the country to five. To read more, click here.



Russia and Vietnam: Exploring Education Opportunities

During a recent meeting in Hanoi, the Russian Center of Science and Culture in Hanoi presented opportunities for education in Russia’s leading educational institutions as part of the 10th stage of the long-term project "Universities of Russia". To read more, click here



Student migration: An economic opportunity or a challenge?

In a globalized world, university education in another country is a real option. Employers also look for people who have global experience, cross-cultural competence and language skills. Among the reasons students go abroad, other than access to quality education, is the need for a better lifestyle and the belief that studying abroad is a passport to good life. To read more, click here.


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