International Enrollment Management (IEM)


A Changing Peru: An Overview of the Education System

Wednesday, May 31
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
LACC, Room 410

Peru is enjoying an economic and educational renaissance and visitors are streaming in to visit its cultural wonders. Presenters provide an overview of Peru’s education system, describe education levels and credentials, and bring participants up to date on recent education reforms. Presenters will also offer useful information for student exchanges.

Learning Objectives:

Kevin Rolwing

Quality Assurance Director
World Education Services

Kevin Rolwing has more than 20 years of experience in international education and international academic credential evaluation, and has completed extensive research and written numerous articles focusing on educational systems around the world. His primary areas of specialization are Latin America and Europe, and he gives frequent presentations at regional, nation and international conferences covering topics such as educational systems, academic credential verification, diploma mills, transfer credits and the Bologna Process. A past participant in the Fulbright International Education Administrators Program in France, and the DAAD Germany Today program for US and Canadian International Educators, Kevin holds degrees from the University of Missouri-Columbia and The Pennsylvania State University.


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Jason M. Sherrill

Deputy Executive Director
Fulbright Commission Peru

Jason Sherrill, a graduate of Piura University, holds a Master's degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language and currently serves as the Deputy Executive Director of the Fulbright Commission in Peru. He has worked in many different fields of education from ELT to student advising with EducationUSA. As the Deputy Executive Director of the Fulbright Commission in Peru, he works with prospective higher ed students who want to study in the U.S. One of his roles as an EducationUSA adviser is to help orient students in defining their student profiles to ensure that they find the best university for their needs in the U.S. Another priority for the Fulbright Commission in Peru is English language testing to help students fulfill local university requirements for second language knowledge.


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JuanAntonio Trelles Castillo

University Higher Education Board, Director
Ministry of Education of Peru

Lawyer with a master's degree in political science and government from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. Specialist in legal counseling, program and project management, public budgeting modernization and international cooperation. Served as Director of University Coordination (Ministry of Education), Ministry of Education Counselor (Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion Counselor), General Secretary of the National Penitentiary Institute (Ministry of Justice and Human Rights), Legal Advisor to the State Modernization and Decentralization Program (Council of Ministers), Advisor to the Ministry of Social and Women's Rights. Currently, Director of the University Higher Education Board (Ministry of Education)


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