International Comparisons database updates – June 2019

June was another busy month for updates to the International Comparisons database. Comprehensive updates Two country files were updated in full: Benin and Turkey. One of Africa’s most stable democracies,…

Five things you need to know about transnational education (TNE)

Transnational education (TNE) refers to educational provision that crosses national borders: programmes of study delivered outside of the country where the awarding body is based and those offered through international…

Solzhenitsyn, surgery and the supernatural: your quick guide to the Academies of Science

What are the National Academies of Science? National Academies of Science are designed to be at the forefront of scientific and technological research. They are responsible for structuring and financing…

International Comparisons database updates – May 2019

Every month, the UK NARIC’s Research and Data Group update a number of the country files on the International Comparisons database. These include comprehensive updates, in which all of the…

New UK NARIC service – UK Qualification Reference Statement

A new UK NARIC service for individuals has been launched – the UK Qualification Reference Statement (UKQRS) The UK Qualification Reference Statement was developed in response to requests from people who…

Third meeting of the EQPR project in The Hague on 11 April

The third meeting of the European Qualifications Passport for Refugees (EQPR) project coordination group took place in The Hague on 11 April. The meeting was also attended by representatives from…

UK NARIC information and data: what’s new for 2019?

The UK NARIC 2019 Information Development Plan details the updates and developments that will be made to information and databases throughout this year.  UK NARIC members can view the Plan…

How does the Chinese Gaokao compare with A level?

UK universities may be looking at whether to accept applicants from China who have taken the Chinese National College Entrance Examination, commonly known as the Gaokao (高考),for direct admission to…