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  1. Excellence makes US popular draw

    Posted May 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... institutions, offering 600 majors in 50 states'. She sounds a note of caution. 'Unlike some countries, the US has no ministry of education to regulate accreditation and policies of higher education institutions. Students are responsible for checking the accreditation of institutions.' Lau suggests visiting the Council for Higher Education Accreditation website should be helpful. ...

  2. American dream continues to lure students

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... than 3,000 regionally accredited colleges and universities. While many of these are state run, the US is home to a wide variety of privately run universities and colleges. Some ... run in partnership with overseas universities, some of the most prestigious seats of American learning are outside the publicly funded sector. Accreditation is an important issue to consider, ...

  3. Keeping it simple

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the European Council of International Schools (ECIS), which provides accreditation, among other services. DSS Direct Subsidy Scheme. Under the scheme, schools receive government subsidies per student ... from each other. There are now thousands of Montessori schools around the world, from pre-school to secondary levels. The schools may be accredited by the Montessori Centre International ...

  4. U.S. backs down in visas row

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... State Department now says the accreditation given to 81 CI branches in the US is sufficient. Instructors 'are not required to depart the United States at the end of this academic ...

  5. News - World - HEALTH

    'Regulate pharmacy industry', United States told

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Chicago

    ... of the tainted steroids, has been investigated by the state of Massachusetts and the FDA at least twice in the past decade. It is not accredited by a professional board. It is not clear how the drugs ...

  6. Plan well for what may be a difficult time of adjustment

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau When it comes to choosing a good international school on the mainland, parents are urged to research online before relocation, although some relocation companies might be able to provide relevant information. Parents should confirm if a school is properly accredited by a world-recognised agency and check if it is a part of a wider educational organisation. A visit during ...

  7. Is US law school worth the high cost and uncertain returns?

    Posted Sep 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 42,000 new lawyers are pumped out by the 199 law schools accredited through the American Bar Association. But the moribund US economy is not creating enough jobs for them- only about 36,000 law ...

  8. Food, drug import safety pacts aim to ease trade tensions

    Posted Dec 11th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... be encouraged to undergo voluntary certification by US government accredited agencies, while a team of American inspectors would work with both Beijing and mainland manufacturers to help ensure ...

  9. Instruction with practical application

    Posted Mar 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from nationally ranked international accredited universities. They have real-world business experience and academic knowledge that they share with graduate students. Our classes use primarily ...

  10. A to Z of cutting out the jargon

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Council of International Schools (CIS) Global offshoot of the European Council of International Schools (ECIS), providing accreditation, among other services. Direct Subsidy Scheme (DSS) Under ... government department that is starting to cover accreditation of international schools on the mainland. It has been preparing by working with overseas agencies. National Curriculum of England ...




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