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Jan 15, 2021

"The Government's priority is to keep the school in person", says Minister of Education

Minister of Education reaffirmed in parliament the continuity of face-to-face teaching, recalling that schools “are not privileged focuses” of Covid-19 transmission.

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Jan 14, 2021

Dates of the Selectividad 2021

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.

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Jan 13, 2021

Morocco’s Planned Reforms for Undergraduate Education Stir Broad Opposition

Moroccan Ministry of Higher Education's plan to bump up the number of years required to earn a bachelor’s degree from three to four years has been delayed.

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Jan 12, 2021

MOE releases range of indicative cut-off points for different types of secondary schools

In the lead up to the new primary school leaving examination (PSLE) scoring system next year, the Ministry of Education (MOE) has released the range of indicative cut-off points for different types of secondary schools in Singapore.

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Jan 11, 2021

New measures for the organization of the baccalaureate

The Niger government has just announced new measures and reforms in the organization of the 2021 baccalaureate exam session.

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Jan 8, 2021

UnB will not take an entrance exam in 2020. Access will only be through Enem.

University of Brasilia (UnB) will not take the entrance exam for new students in 2020. Students will be accessed through the National High School Exam (Enem). This comes as the country continues to deal with the coronavirus.

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Jan 8, 2021

GCSEs and A-levels 2021: Government insists exams will go ahead in England despite Lockdown 2

The Government has insisted that GCSE and A-level exams will go ahead in England despite the new national lockdown. Exams are due to start three weeks later than normal in 2021.

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Jan 7, 2021

Baccalaureate time after a school year disrupted by the Covid-19

Baccalaureate exams continue on in Madagascar as the country reported nearly 17,000 cases of Covid-19 (include 238 deaths) and after an exam subject scandal between teachers and candidates.

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Jan 6, 2021

Three baccalaureate candidates alleged to have shared false topics in Tana

The dissemination of false subjects of the current baccalaureate examination continues as they were published on social networks that affected localities - Antalaha, Ihorombe and Antananarivo.

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Jan 5, 2021

Wales qualifications body urges scrapping of next year's exams

Welsh government told there should be no GCSE and AS-level exams, and single paper for A-levels. The single A-level exam would enable students in Wales to apply for higher education places next summer, alongside their peers in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland, where A-levels are being retained.

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