The new academic year started on November 2 for all universities. By the decision of the Ministry of Education, over 130,000 students will start their studies online as a measure to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
The Minister of Education announced that the common assessment tests for first and final students, planned for the baccalaureate, would be canceled in favor of continuous assessment due to the health crisis.
Students and staff strike outside their schools as they are not pleased with the French government's decision to keep schools open during the new confinement as covid-19 cases continue to surge across the country.
Tunisia Minister of Education issued the schedule for the written national exams for the 2020-2021 year. The main session of the baccalaureate will take place next June in 2021.
The Ministry of National Education has released new information on changes to the baccalaureate. Citing that they hope to giveback its meaning and its usefulness with a remuscular examination and a simpler high school, more attentive to the aspirations of high school students, and to give them the means to project themselves towards success in higher education.
The dates of the written exams for the national diploma of the patent, the baccalaureate, the CAP and the BEP 2021 have just been set by the Ministry of Education and Youth.
Department of Education announced that the calculated grades awarded to students by some schools and teachers in the Leaving Cert had been a “severe overestimation."
The Malawi National Examinations Board (MANEB) has cancelled the 2020 final secondary school-leaving examinations after a number of test papers were leaked. Exams have been postponed to March 2021.
Minister of Education reaffirmed in parliament the continuity of face-to-face teaching, recalling that schools “are not privileged focuses” of Covid-19 transmission.
The university entrance exams, known as Selectividad, will be held on June 15-17, 2021, if the current covid-19 situation is maintained. The tests must fully completed before June 18 and the provisional results of the tests will be published before June 25.