The Saber tests return for students of secondary and basic education in the country, between September and October the exams will be administered throughout the country. The basic skills tests will be carried out electronically and not in pencil and paper, thanks to the experience acquired in recent years by ICFE
The educators union and the national government reached an agreement to continue the gradual return to face-to-face classes in the country.
The Philippines will reopen up to 120 schools for limited in-person classes for the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in a pilot approved by President Rodrigo Duterte.
More than 7,000 schools have been damaged as a result of the expanding conflict in Ethiopia, the education minister has said, with 1.42 million students unable to attend classes in the war-torn region of Tigray.
Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Magoha that the accelerated school calendar will result in five examinations next year. The national examinations will be held in March and December 2022 in order to return to the normal school calendar. First Term of the 2021 academic year on July 26, 2021.
The exam will no longer be held in August but in September. The exam was scheduled to be presented on the weekend of August 21. However, the entity made the decision to extend the registration period and therefore the test was postponed.
Leaving Cert results will issue to more than 60,000 students on Friday, September 3. It is later than the traditional mid-August date, but slightly earlier than 2020, when calculated grades, now called accredited grades, were used for the first time. A later release of Leaving Cert results will mean a tighter timeframe for the CAO college offer entry process, but colleges are putting plans in place.
The Baccalaureate exams, which had been a source of anxiety for students across Lebanon for the past few months, were concluded on July 31. The exams went relatively well, in part thanks to the fact that the committees that determine exam materials were exceptionally lenient with the questions due to the difficult circumstances in Lebanon.
Lebanon will not hold official Brevet exams/Grade 9 exams this year, revealing a proposal to “cancel it permanently for the coming years so that students do not remain hostage to political and economic fluctuations.” The decision to cancel the Brevet exams takes into consideration the national certificate’s state on one hand, and Lebanon’s public health situation on the other.