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Jan 27, 2022

Peru Minedu will work with decentralized National Curriculum regions

The head of Education indicated that the new National Curriculum will be oriented towards problem solving with a STEAM approach (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) and that Minedu is preparing a set of measures to start the evaluation of this document taking taking into account the sociocultural characteristics of each territory.

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Jan 26, 2022

Morocco Announces Exam Schedule for National, Regional Baccalaureate

Morocco’s ministry of education announced the extension of the 2021-2022 school year by a month, and Moroccan schools officially opened last October. Schools will follow the government calendar to carry on upcoming exams, scheduled for July 2022.

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Jan 25, 2022

US community colleges continue major enrollment decline

Large numbers of students left school during the pandemic and never came back.

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Jan 25, 2022

Cyberattack delaying Portuguese language certificates for Portugal students

Thousands of Portugal students have been left waiting for results of Portuguese language tests following a cyberattack.

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Jan 24, 2022

More than 235 thousand people took Chile's Transition Test

Undersecretary of Higher Education addressed the results of the surrender of the PDT, which was again applied in the context of the pandemic and why the test was carried out in two groups and under sanitary protocols.

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Jan 21, 2022

Growing ‘maze’ of education credentials is confusing US consumers, employers

As more jobs require postsecondary training, more providers jump in to offer it — including fakes and scammers.

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Jan 20, 2022

Ethiopia's secondary schools close to dispatch students to help with harvesting

The Ministry of Education of Ethiopia announced its decision to close all secondary schools so students can harvest crops for those on the frontline of the war. The ministry defended its decision citing the need for the education sector to contribute to the success of the ongoing national campaign.

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Jan 20, 2022

More than 1.2 million students out of school due to ongoing war in Ethiopia

State Minister of Education Dr. Samuel Kifle said more than 1.2 million students were out of school due to the ongoing war in northern Ethiopia. The State Minister also said that it is necessary to reverse the war in a short period of time and focus on the next education system.

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Jan 19, 2022

The changes to 2022 GCSE and A-level exams, explained

Exam regulator Ofqual has announced its plans to make a series of changes to next year’s tests to account for classroom disruption.

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Jan 18, 2022

Egypt denies unvaccinated university students access to first term exams

Egyptian university students will be denied access to first term exams next month unless they can show proof of Covid-19 vaccination or a negative PCR test.

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