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February 2021 - Los Angeles, CA

About ACEI

Founded in 1994, ACEI is a full-service company providing complete and integrated services in-house in the areas of international education research, credential evaluation, and translation. And, through our Global Consulting Group®, we offer our expertise in the following specialties: Media and Branding, Global Pathways, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) to interested institutions and organizations around the globe.


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ACEI Upcoming Webinars

▪ March 10, 2021 - 10am PDT "How Do We Rebound Module2: Marketing Tool Kit" Presenter: Laura Sippel
March 10, 2021 - 10am PDT "How Do We Rebound Module2: Marketing Tool Kit" Presenter: Laura Sippel

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▪ April 14, 2021 - 10am PDT "Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education in Institutions Framed with Institutional Racism" Presenter: Fazela Haniff
April 14, 2021 - 10am PDT "Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education in Institutions Framed with Institutional Racism" Presenter: Fazela Haniff

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May 6, May 13, May 20 – Foundation of Mindful Practice
June 9 – Accreditation and Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing
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If you missed any of our previous webinars, links to recordings and PPT are available here.


Education News From Around the Globe



Bans political figures from university boards

Under a new legislative package, in order to increase the efficiency of the administration, the members of the governing boards of Armenia’s universities shall be limited to nine people and no members will be state or political figures. To read more, click here.



Universities’ move to online education goes permanent

Australian universities are outsourcing their online teaching to private companies to reduce costs and reach greater numbers of students, as temporary changes made in response to the pandemic become permanent. To read more, click here.



Never Too Late to Graduate

A 104-year-old University of Manchester student, Lucio ‘Chiquito’ Caicedo born in Cali, Colombia, who was too busy to finish his PhD, has finally completed his dissertation, and credits the COVID-19 lockdown for giving him the time to finish it. To read more, click here.



Government proposed 9 higher education hub cities

The Indian government plans higher education hubs in nine cities, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced during her budget speech earlier this month. To read more, click here.


Source: ISNA Photo


Women's share in research, development up to 39% in Iran

According to Iran’s Science Minister Mansour Gholami, the participation of Iranian women in higher education's research and development projects has increased from 27 percent in 2000 to 39.6 percent in 2017. To read more, click here.



Rogue Universities & Fake Fraudulent Computer Based Test Centers

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has raised an alarm over the influx of fraudulent Computer Based Test, CBT, centers in some parts of the North. To read more, click here.


Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin (Source: Bernam)


Government Launches Education TV Channel

On February 17, 2021, Malaysian Prime Minister launched the special terrestrial Education TV channel DidikTV KPM, which can be viewed from 7am to midnight daily. The setting up of the special channel was an effort by the education ministry to increase access to quality education for five million students nationwide. To read more, click here.



University of Oslo’s unprecedented plan for the Humanities

The University of Oslo has presented an ambitious and unprecedented action plan for the humanities towards 2030 – the first such plan ever – in response to the Norwegian government’s call in 2017 for higher education institutions to strengthen their work with the humanities. To read more, click here.



Rise in Cheating at Universities since COVID

Researchers in the United Kingdom are warning of an alarming rise in cheating in universities since the COVID pandemic hit, after detecting a tripling of requests to a major “homework help” website and an increase in the number of “essay mills” as courses and assessments have moved online. To read more, click here.



Iowa State Senator Introduced Legislation to End Tenure

An Iowa Republican state senator has once again introduced legislation to eventually eliminate tenure at the state’s public universities. TO read more, click here.


ACEI Additional Services


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