Industry Information, News Articles and Journals and Publications: July 2017 Edition


Industry Information:

Sepmeyer Research grant

IERF is proud to announce the Sepmeyer Research Grant, which supports research in the area of international admissions and credentials evaluation. Grants up to $1000 are awarded. Applications are accepted and reviewed twice a year: February 15th and August 15th. For more information, please click here:

News Articles:


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China: Government Office Inadvertently Rubber-Stamps Fake Degrees:

Kenya: Politicians among Victims of Revocation of Fake Papers:

Syria: What It’s Like Being a Student in Aleppo:

Europe: The Three-Year Bologna Bachelor’s Degrees: A U.S. and European Perspective:

Australia: New Super Ministry a Threat to Students, Says Education Expert:

United States of America: The Changing Face of Accreditation in Higher Education.

Mobility: Mapping the Trends That Will Shape International Student Mobility:

Armenia: Armenian Higher Education in the European Higher Education Arena:

Vietnam: A Gloomy Outlook for Private Higher Education:

India: Reforms in Higher Education:

East Africa: Hurdles ahead for East Africa’s Common Higher Education Area:

Southeast Asia: Towards a Southeast Asian Higher Education Area:

Nigeria: Exam Malpractice: WAEC NECO Begs Government, Other Stakeholders to Help Fight Scourge:

Europe: Europeans Back Funding Vocational Training over Higher Education:

United States: One University President’s Candid Take on the Future of Higher Education:

India: No Money, May Have to Shut down VTU:

China and Taiwan: China Cuts Undergraduate Student Quota for Taiwan:

Thailand: Thailand to open up to Foreign Institutions:

United Kingdom: UK NARIC Deal to Verify Foreign Credentials:

Japan: New Unified Exam System Guidelines Announced:

Journals and Publications:

Book and Glasses

Higher Education in ASEAN, International Association of Universities:

Index of Languages, IERF:

The Danish Education System, Ministry of Higher Education and Science.   

Substantial Difference in the Recognition of Foreign Qualifications? A Research Study on the Practices of Credential Evaluators in Irish Higher Education Institutions, Maynooth University.

2017 International Student Survey Report, International Student Survey.

10 Trends: Transformative Changes in Higher Education, British Council.

inHERE Good Practice Catalogue, inHere Project.

Internationalization of Higher Education in China: A Case Study of International Branch Campuses. Jing Xiao.

See more from this Edition:

President’s Message: July 2017 Edition

Turkish Higher Education: July 2017 Edition

Turkish Council of Higher Education: July 2017 Edition

Evaluating Credentials with a Global Mindset: July 2017 Edition

Building a Resource Library, Part II: July 2017 Edition

TAICEP News and Updates: July 2017 Edition

Sample Russian Credentials: July 2017 Edition

Add to your Library: July 2017 Edition

Opinion: Theological Schools / Bible Colleges July 2017 Edition

Foreign High School Credentials – A Very Basic Overview: July 2017 Edition

In Memoriam: Drew Feder July 2017 Edition

2017 Conference: July 2017 Edition

Conference and Organizational Sponsors: July 2017 Edition


About Author


Shereen has been conducting research on educational credentials from precedent and non-precedent source countries and reviewing documents for evaluations for internationally educated physiotherapists for over 6 years. Prior to her experience at CAPR, Shereen worked as an Outreach Liaison Specialist at Job Skills supporting newcomers and immigrants in York Region. Shereen holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Communication, Culture and Information Technology from the University of Toronto and a post-graduate certificate in Corporate Communications from Seneca College. Shereen also co-presented at the TAICEP 2016 conference in Chicago on the following topic "Increasing Pre-Arrival Support for Internationally-Educated Professionals in a Culture of Openness and Transparency." She also recently presented at the 2017 conference on education fraud and degree mills, and is currently the Chair of the Marketing and Communications Committee at TAICEP.

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