Department of Education officials in KwaZulu-Natal are in the firing line and have been asked to explain what went wrong with the schools that fared poorly in last year's grade 12 examinations.
The Council of Ministers has approved, at the proposal of the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, the Royal Decree establishing the organization and the minimum teachings of Baccalaureate. These changes will be implemented in the academic year 2022-2023 for the 1st year of Baccalaureate and in the 2023-2024 academic year for the 2nd year.
The Ministry of Education has revealed this Tuesday the dates of the state matura exams for 2022. Exam dates will be June 9 for Foreign Language, June 11 for Albanian Language and Literature, June 17 for Mathematics and June 24 for elective courses.
CBSE has said that if a student is not able to take all the exams and fails to appear for one or two papers because of Covid-19, then they may receive the results under a special scheme.
The representatives of polytechnics and universities, public and private, will align positions on the national secondary education exams. A decision that has been long awaited by students.
The Government announced this Thursday that it will extend the exceptional conditions for completing Secondary Education, "with national exams taking place only for the purposes of access to Higher Education". In a statement, the Ministry of Education said that the "9th grade tests for assessment purposes" are back, with no impact on student assessment.
The introduction will take place gradually starting in 2024 and will affect thousands of schools and hundreds of thousands of students. Some experimental work has been going on, but the final decision has been postponed a couple of times. There is now a plan from the National Agency for Education.
The Department of Education (DepEd) is set to expand its K to 12 curriculum to integrate topics of inclusivity and global citizenship to equip learners with knowledge and skills to become responsible global citizens.
The government is now beginning to phase out several of the temporary regulations that have applied to schools during the covid-19 pandemic. On 1 April, both schools' opportunity to conduct distance or distance education and the National Agency for Education's opportunity to cancel the national tests will be removed.
This September, students will return to school as the educational process in Ukraine will be launched in offline mode, and pupils and students will have to come to educational institutions, according to the head of the Ministry of Education
The New Brunswick minister of education is defending a plan to abandon district education councils when the school system's governance structure is overhauled.