How have this year’s exam results been affected by changes to assessment?

On 10th August, students across the UK received their A level results. As exams were cancelled for a second year due to COVID-19, students were awarded teacher-assessed grades based on…

Europass launches new e-portfolio website

Europass has launched its new, completely redesigned website to reflect significant new developments and progress in the Europass service offer. The free Europass resources now offer people the chance to…

From cloud computing to wind power technology: the Double High initiative and opportunities for Sino-British partnerships in the TVET sector

Regular readers may already be familiar with the “Double World-Class” project, launched in 2017 to raise the standards of China’s elite universities. Now, with the unveiling of the “Double High”…

TNE must deliver portable qualifications that will be recognised internationally

“At times, regulations developed to safeguard students and societies… can hinder the achievement of the very benefits associated with TNE” Cross-border cooperation and coordination are needed to reap the full…

Survey: universities and education fraud – 75% cannot spot a fake certificate

UK NARIC recently surveyed university admissions staff to understand better the approaches they take to verifying international qualifications and dealing with fake certificates and fraudulent applications – a growing problem.…

UK NARIC information and data: 2019 highlights

Throughout last year we continually updated our information on qualifications and education systems in accordance with the Information Development Plan and in response to emerging developments. Overall, education system descriptions,…

UKNARIC19: our most diverse conference yet!

Delegates from 34 countries and territories were represented at the UKNARIC19 annual conference in London on 4 and 5 November, making our 23rd annual conference the most diverse yet. The…

International Comparisons database updates – October 2019: Focus on Africa

Opportunities for international student recruitment and partnerships in Africa were discussed in a number of sessions at the UKNARIC19 annual conference earlier this week. In his session ‘Opportunities in Africa’,…