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Philippine Education Training concerns close jobs door for Filipino nurses

My comment:  The Philippine government and the Philippine colleges seem more interested in churning out pieces of paper and making tremendous profits from the students rather than providing a quality education and training the students and helping them find work afterwards in job placement.  Is the world realizing this as well?

From the New Zealand Herald

"We have reached a stage where we have found it pointless to process any Filipino nurse who does not have Western country experience."

The New Zealand Nursing Council says has questioned the quality of nursing qualifications and training programmes in the Philippines after nursing student numbers there boomed from 30,000 in 2004 to 450,000 last year.

"Australia may be the last option, because other countries like Canada and Singapore have questioned the Philippines qualifications," said Mr Wills.  Continue reading here

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