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February 2018 - Beverly Hills, CA

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Poor Schools Hamper Progress in Higher Education

In his blog, V Santhakumar, a professor at Azim Premji University, India, discusses a serious but unrecognized issue in Indian higher education.

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Push for Women’s Literacy

“We will not alienate women when it comes to education. It's equal opportunity, for women and men. In our society, we have nothing against women. We want women to participate just as men are participating. We hope that women will come forward. Going to school is a desire. You must have the desire to do so. You cannot be forced. So what we're doing is providing the facility for people to be enthused. To be ready to go to school to prepare themselves.” Liberian President George Weah speaking to his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron at a recent meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France.




Sub-Standard HEIs Under Threat of Closures

The Mozambican government has repeated its warning that sub-standard institutions of higher education will be forced to close down if they do not improve their performance by October.




Universities Demanding More Autonomy

The higher education law that was recently released is being criticized by students and teachers for not giving universities the autonomy they require to increase efficiency and competitiveness, although some improvements are under way.




Corruption at Federal Universities Goes Unpunished

A new report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has revealed how most allegations of corruption in federal universities have neither been thoroughly investigated nor punished.




International Student Numbers Drop

New data confirms enrolment of overseas student pursuing science and engineering degrees dropped 6% in 2017.



Students & Employers Disagree on Employability

The biggest divide was around students’ professionalism and work ethic. Almost 90 percent of seniors thought they were competent in that area, but only about 43 percent of the employers agreed.




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.



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


Upcoming Conferences & Presentations


ACEI will be attending the following conferences in 2018 and hope you will have a chance to our exhibit booth, and attend the sessions presented by our representatives:

March 18-29
NAFSA Region XII Northern District Conference, Monterrey, CA ACEI Representative: Alan A. Saidi, Senior Vice-President & COO

March 25-27
AACRAO Conference, Orlando, FL ACEI Representative: Jasmin Saidi-Kuehnert, President & CEO

Ms. Saidi-Kuehnert will be presenting the following sessions: “Research Findings in International Education: Top 10 Changes in EDGE 2017” (Session ID: 7012 I Date: March 26, 2018 I Time: 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM)

“Diversity and Inclusion in International Recruitment” (Session ID: 7143 I Date: March 27, 2018 I Time: 8:00 AM – 9:15 AM)

“Mutual Recognition: The 24th Joint Meeting of the ENIC-NARIC Networks” (Session ID: 7297 I Date: March 27, 2018 I Time: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM)

March 29

AICE 2018 Orlando Symposium, Orlando, FL ACEI Representative: Jasmin Saidi-Kuehnert, President & CEO The Annual AICE Symposium will be held at the Orlando World Center Marriott. The topic for the AICE 2018 Symposium is: “Setting Standards for Evaluation Institutional Recognition and Accreditation.” Registration is Now Open. For information click here.

April 18-20
Groningen Declaration Network, Paris, France ACEI is a proud signatory of the GDN. Jasmin Saidi-Kuehnert, President & CEO of ACEI will be attending the annual GDN meeting in Paris, France.

May 30

NAFSA: Association of International Educators Conference, Philadelphia, PA ACEI Representative: Jasmin Saidi-Kuehnert, President & CEO

Ms. Saidi-Kuehnert will be participating and facilitating an Open Meeting discussing “Credentialing Vs. Outsourcing." (Time: 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM)

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