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Jun 16, 2021

Czech Republic Matura exams 2021: The term remains standard, the style will not be written

The school-leaving examination will continue to be divided into two parts in the 2020/21 school year. The first part of the exam is common and includes a test in Czech language and literature and an optional test in mathematics or a foreign language. The second part of the school-leaving examination is the so-called profile - the school creates it itself according to the study programs.

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Jun 16, 2021

Hybrid schooling to continue next academic year in UAE

Ministry of Education to launch support programme to prepare students to return to schools for in-class lessons.

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Jun 15, 2021

Strengthening Learning of Mother Tongue Languages in Singapore

The Ministry of Education (MOE) will be offering Higher Malay Language (HML) and Higher Tamil Language (HTL) to Primary 3 (P3) and Primary 4 (P4) students from 2022 and 2023 respectively. This will allow more students to deepen their knowledge and appreciation for these languages and their cultures from an early age.

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Jun 15, 2021

Hong Kong principals, teachers could be liable for students’ national security law violations if they fail to intervene

Principals and teachers can be held responsible if they ignore or fail to stop violations of the national security law by their pupils, Hong Kong’s education minister has said in explaining controversial new guidelines for schools covering the Beijing-imposed legislation.

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Jun 14, 2021

Teachers, principal stranded in Britain by Covid-19 travel ban as Hong Kong international schools reopen

Education Bureau had advised teachers, students not to travel in December because of pandemic. Currently, there are 14 teachers, head of Harrow International School unable to return after spending year-end holidays in Britain.

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Jun 11, 2021

Grading system could become 'Wild West', MPs warn

Plans for teachers to decide GCSE and A-level grades following the cancellation of this year's exams risk being inconsistent and penalising poorer pupils, MPs warned. This comes as last summer, thousands of students had their results downgraded from school estimates by a controversial algorithm, before the exam regulator Ofqual announced a U-turn which allowed them to use teachers' predictions instead.

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Jun 11, 2021

Sweden schools agency cancels national spring exams

The Swedish National Agency for Education (Skolverket) has cancelled national tests for the 2021 spring term due to coronavirus-related disruptions to education.

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Jun 10, 2021

CSEC, CAPE exams delayed another two weeks

The Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC), Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE), and Caribbean Certificate of Secondary Level Competence (CCSLC) examinations which were scheduled to commence on June 15, were pushed back to Thursday, June 28.

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Jun 10, 2021

BTS 2021: the dates of the exams and results

The BTS exam certifies a very professional and specialized training over two years. The BTS exam consists of written and oral tests, very diverse according to the specialties chosen by the students.

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Jun 9, 2021

Examinations organized remotely or postponed during confinement

All exams organized by higher education establishments must be carried out remotely or be postponed, specifies the Ministry of Higher Education. The entrance exams to the grandes écoles remain in place.

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