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August 2020 - 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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September 16, 2020

Mindful Minutes with ACEI – Series 5

The challenges and uncertainties of these times are overwhelming. Self-care is crucial right now. To effectively navigate our way through the unknown, we need to first take care of our own well-being, before we can help our loved ones, co-workers, students, applicants.
The Mindful Minutes series is a free event and open to everyone.


October 7, 2020

How to be Warrior and not a Worrier in a COVID world?

Are you an international educator navigating the changes in higher education due to COVID-19? Are you feeling overwhelmed? Are you ready to explore new approaches and strategies? Join ACEI for a FREE webinar on October 7, 2020 that addresses today’s challenges and gives you hands-on tools to become your own Warrior.




Education News From Around the Globe



Revamping of Admissions to Raise National Education Levels

Following a 2019 OECD report recommending that Finland revamp its university admission system to prevent youth marginalization, the government of Sanna Marin has introduced changes to student intake regulations for higher education. The aim is to ease the transition from secondary to tertiary education and thereby to boost national education levels. To read more, click here


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U.S.-Style Visa Restrictions

Germany has announced that it will not be issuing new visas to international students whose courses are taught entirely online, which may be a blow to those who changed study destinations due to restrictions in other countries. To read more, click here.


Photo: AP


India to be Largest Source Market

India is “poised and ready” to become the largest student market due to a fast-growing and aspirational middle class looking for opportunities overseas, according to industry experts. To read more, click here.



Medical Education Forecast for 2020-2027

The medical education market is anticipated to experience moderate growth in the forecast period (2020-2027). Growing at a CAGR of 4.2%, the market value is expected to reach US$ 44 Bn by 2027-end. Rapid advancements in healthcare infrastructure have stimulated investments in medical education. In addition, the number of medical schools has been increasing, especially in developing economies. To view graphics, click here.



Job Insecurity in the time of Global Pandemic

In his blog, Martin Tillman writes about the immediate and long-term impact the global pandemic has had on the lives and careers of those working in international education. He also provides some hope. To read more, click here.




More Chinese Students Heading to UK

According to The Times, Chinese students continue to drive the number of international enrolments up, despite Beijing’s anger towards British leaders over Huawei and unrest in Hong Kong. To read more, click here.



Google’s New 6-Month Certificate Could Disrupt College Degrees

Google plans to offer a new certificate program that takes only 6 months to complete at a fraction of the cost of a college degree. And, it will accept it as equivalent of a 4-year college degree for hiring purposes. To read more, click here.


Solving Puzzles and the Art of Giving Back

In an interview with ACEI President & CEO, Jasmin Saidi-Kuehnert on the podcast Next Wave Leadership, host Dov Pollack asks Jasmin about her journey to becoming a self-made, self-directed leader. You’ll also learn about Jasmin’s technique of dealing with challenging situations by treating them as puzzles instead of problems and much more. To listen, click here


Source: NY Magazine

Reflections on COVID

Tara Braun shares her reflections on the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on international education in ACEI-Global.Blog. To read more, click here


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U.S. IEP Numbers Drop

The numbers of international students joining intensive English programs in the US fell by almost 3,000 students in 2019 compared with the previous year, but the continued decline is “stabilizing” according to analysts. California and New York State attracted the most IEP students in 2019. To read more, click here


U.S. Education in a Biden Presidency

In this blog, ACEI explores what a Biden president would mean for U.S. education. To read more, click here.


International Education in a Biden Presidency

In her recent blog post, Karin Fischer looks at what a Biden presidency could mean for international education. To read more, click here.


ACEI Additional Services


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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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