The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) today announced that this year’s examinations for the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) would be held between June and July, with results being available in the last week of September 2021.
Written exams in Kuwait have been cancelled for the first semester of the academic year to help curb the spread of COVID-19. Education Minister Ali Al-Mudhaf said the decision was made following a series of meetings between officials from both education and health ministries.
National Examinations Council (NECO) has released results of the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) for external candidates. The Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) Internal is scheduled to hold from Monday 5th July to Monday 16th August, 2021.
All primary, secondary and junior colleges will shift to full home-based learning from Wednesday until the end of the school term. “Some of these (virus) mutations are much more virulent, and they seem to attack the younger children,” said Education Minister Chan Chun Sing.
Japan began an alternative test of its new unified university entrance examination, mainly for students affected by prolonged school closures amid the coronavirus epidemic.
While schools in Germany were closed, authorities in all 16 states decided to go ahead with the Abitur final exams that final year school students need to take to enter university. Also, each federal state is handling the school closings differently.
With all major foreign curriculum board exams now cancelled in the UAE, the boards overseas as well as schools in the UAE have been sharing information on how grades should be awarded.
Authorities in Guangzhou, the capital of south China’s Guangdong Province, announced that the local senior high school entrance examination scheduled for June 20-22 would be postponed to July over COVID-19.
Bahamas Education Minister announced that the country’s national exams will be held between April 13 through June 25. COVID-19 cases have lessened and the ministry is able to transition on major islands from online instruction to blended or hybrid learning. Therefore, the ministry believes that the atmosphere is “favourable” to carrying out the 2020/2021 national examinations.
The approval of the commission exams, which the government exempted from measures against coronavirus, is intended to pave the way for high school graduations and high school students who did not pass a subject in the first half of the year. The condition for admission to the school-leaving examination is the successful completion of the first half of the school year this yea