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Emergent News

Jul 28, 2021

Portugal Parliament approves exams to improve secondary grades

The Assembly of the Republic approved the carrying out of national exams to improve the internal classification in secondary education, a possibility that was not foreseen in the scope of the exceptional measures due to the pandemic.

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Jul 28, 2021

Vietnam high school graduation exam to be organised as planned, second phase ready

The Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) is scheduled to organise the high school graduation exam in two phases if the COVID-19 epidemic develops in a complicated manner, in which the first phase will take place on July 7-8 as planned while the second phase will be held for F0, F1, F2 candidates in isolated areas.

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Jul 27, 2021

A different Thanaweya Amma

Grade 12 exams, known as Thanaweya Amma, will be held electronically, but there will also be a printed question paper available for students in order to avoid sudden technical problems that might arise, such as power cuts or problems that could appear on the exam’s platform.

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Jul 27, 2021

Schools reopen in Turkey amid COVID-19 deaths

Education Minister Ziya Selçuk announced that schools will reopen. On June 7, in-person education was also started in all secondary and high schools two days a week. The semester will end on June 21, but “remedial education” will continue until July 2, despite widespread opposition among educators.

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Jul 26, 2021

Pakistan students can defer their May/June Cambridge exams to Oct/Nov

Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood announced that students who choose to defer their upcoming Cambridge examination of May/June - due to the rise in pandemic - could switch to October/November cycle with the same fee paid earlier.

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Jul 26, 2021

Pakistan Board exams to begin after June 20

The federal government decided to conduct the board examinations across the country after June 20 “at all costs” with strict implementation of Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs).

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Jul 23, 2021

Singapore students to receive Covid-19 jab, priority for those taking O, N and A levels

More than 400,000 students will be invited to receive their Covid-19 jabs, with priority given to secondary and pre-university students in graduating cohorts, the Ministry of Education (MOE) announced.

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Jul 23, 2021

CZ House will probably not demand the enactment of the possibility of official school-leaving examinations

The Chamber of Deputies will probably not ask the government to enact the possibility of official school-leaving examinations for this year. Ex-minister of education Kateřina Valachová (ČSSD) rejected a proposal to deal with graduation examinations again. Valachová justified this by the fact that the Minister of Education Robert Plaga refused to comply with the wishes of the lower house to allow official school-leaving examinations by ministerial decree.

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Jul 22, 2021

Portugal schools gave grades without counting the work done during the 2nd period

Fears about the reliability of distance tests and the impact on access to higher education “freeze” classifications, waiting for a return to face-to-face education. Ministry says that schools that did so violated the rights of students by going against the legislation on the school curriculum.

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Jul 21, 2021

Egypt's Education Ministry to teach Judaism in schools for first time ever

The move will allow Egyptian students to study verses from the Jewish religion for the first time in the country's history.

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Jul 21, 2021

34,000 High School Seniors to Sit First Matura Exam amid Pandemic

Albania moves forward with their Matura exams - the first compulsory exam will focus on foreign language during high school studies (English, Italian, German, Spanish, French). The second exam will focus on Albanian Language and Literature, while the third exam will be Math.

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