A wave of new higher education institutions for Uzbekistan

In a post in September 2018, I detailed the extensive reforms being undertaken or planned for Uzbekistan's higher education system. The reforms cover everything from legislation to recognize (and encourage the growth of) privately operated universities and institutes to new government funding streams to improve access to higher education for students from disadvantaged backgrounds. 2018 …

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Kyrgyz athletes encouraged to “do it like Iceland” at Rio Olympics

Footballing minnows Iceland stunned the world (or at least the parts of it that care that much about the beautiful game) in June by defeating England and knocking them out of the Euro 2016 championships, in the process progressing to the quarter finals for the first time in the nation's history. Their victory instantly became part of modern footballing legend. …

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