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Serbia

Updated 09.11.2020
Multiple Post-Secondary Credentials

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Serbia

Updated 09.10.2020
Multiple Secondary Credentials

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Bahamas

Updated 09.08.2020
Bahamas Junior Certificate Scale and Bahamas General Certificate of Secondary Education Scale

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Lebanon

Updated 09.06.2020
General Grading Scales

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Netherlands, The

Updated 08.26.2020
Master of Arts/Master of Science

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Hong Kong SAR, China

Updated 08.19.2020
Verification Resources

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Egypt

Updated 07.13.2020
Doktora/Dukturah

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Bhutan

Updated 07.06.2020
Secondary and Post-Secondary Grading Scales

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Guatemala

Updated 06.14.2020
Secondary Grading Scales

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South Africa

Updated 06.14.2020
Bachelor of: Engineering/Technology

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South Africa

Updated 06.14.2020
Master of: Engineering/Technology

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Emergent News

Sep 26, 2020

Access tests to the UNAM are held in an open-air stadium due to a pandemic

Over 82,000 students had to take their entrance exams in an open-air stadium due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The results of the tests will be announced on Monday, September 21.

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Sep 25, 2020

Education Ministry to propose solutions to SAT crisis following exam cancellation

Ministry of Education and Technical Education announces that the ministry is looking for solutions to the crisis regarding the 2020 SAT exams. College Board, which administers the SAT tests, cancelled planned tests on 29 August in Egypt until June 2021.

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Sep 24, 2020

New school year set to begin October 5 says Minister of Education

Bahamas Minister of Education announced that new school year will begin October 5, moving from the previously scheduled opening date of September 21. This is due to the substantial increase in infection rate of the novel coronavirus.

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Sep 24, 2020

Mass exam failure stirs up a storm in Somalia

Over 90 percent of secondary school candidates in Benadir, the metropolitan region that includes Mogadishu, failed the national exam. Questioned over the mass failure in Mogadishu, Education Minister Goddah Barre blamed students and teachers.

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Sep 24, 2020

New 2021 start dates for South African schools and universities

Basic Education minister of South Africa announced that students will not be compromised by late release of Grade 12 results in 2021. Universities are expected to start their 2021 academic year in March or April next year.

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Sep 23, 2020

CSATs will go on with or without Covid-19

The Ministry of Education announced that an estimated 480,000 students will still take the College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT) on December 3, regardless of the Covid-19 pandemic. Students with Covid-19 will still be able to take the exam, either at a hospital, in case they are in serious condition, or a government-run treatment facility, in case they have mild symptoms.

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Sep 22, 2020

‘Huge’ changes to International Baccalaureate exams

The International Baccalaureate has unveiled a series of changes to their exams for its Diploma and Career-related programmes in 2021.

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Sep 21, 2020

Doctors Ask Med Schools to Drop MCATs During COVID

The waiver for MCAT Exam gains support as a professional society of 163,000 physicians, trainees, and fellows of internal medicine in the United States ask medical schools to waive the entrance exam due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Sep 20, 2020

Centralized virtual schools and synchronous delivery in Ontario

Canada's largest school board attempts to centralize the virtual instruction of their Ontario curriculum. A model called centralized online education promises to be more effective than what was hastily prepared in the spring, but some are concerned of this new implementation.

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Sep 19, 2020

British Columbia pushes back school start date

Government of British Columbia announces delay in originally planned school start date for more gradual return. British Columbia’s plan includes new health and safety measures, increased funding for protective equipment like masks and new learning groups to help keep everyone safe.

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Sep 18, 2020

National exams, including PSLE and O levels, will proceed but with Covid-19 special arrangements

Education Ministry and the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) announced that four national examinations in Singapore will go on as scheduled, but with special arrangements made to ensure that students and invigilators remain safe from the Covid-19 virus.

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