India’s changing demographics and rapidly developing economy have propelled the Indian education system to new levels. Technology now plays a vital role in both increasing educational attainment and authenticating academic documents. Join us as we share how to thoughtfully review academic documents from India in light of the growing role of technology, and develop a deeper understanding of the country’s fast-moving education system.

Gain insights into:

  • Types of academic documents and their differences
  • Approved recognition and accreditation bodies in India
  • The increased prevalence of distance education programs
  • Recommendations for authenticating documents, including online verification portals
  • The new WES document requirements for Indian academic documents

Presenters

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ADITI KADAKIA

Associate Director of Quality Assurance

Aditi came to WES in 2011 after serving as an education Peace Corps Volunteer in Mozambique for two years. She specializes in the analysis and evaluation of credentials from Australia, Caribbean and African Commonwealth countries, the Indian subcontinent, and New Zealand. She holds a bachelor's degree in biology and economics from the University of Rochester. Aditi is fluent in Portuguese.

JEAN CUI

Data Analytics Associate, WES

Jean earned a master’s degree in education psychology from the University of Connecticut and a bachelor’s degree in English education from Capital Normal University in Beijing, China. Jean previously worked as a teacher of English in China, and as an education interpreter for official Chinese education delegates to the United States.

BETH CLARKE

Director of Strategic Partnerships, WES-Canada

Joining the presenters Alejandro and Jean will be Beth Clarke, who will lend her expertise and insight to the Q&A portion of the webinar. Beth leads the development of the Global Talent Bridge program in Canada to build and develop partnerships and community engagement programs with community agencies, licensing bodies, educational institutions, staffing services, and employers that support skilled immigrants in advancing their career and educational goals. Beth was previously the senior director, employer and stakeholder relations at the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC), and has over 18 years of experience in the not for profit sector, focusing on employment services for newcomers.

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