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Nov 29, 2022

GCSE and A-level grades in Wales to be marked generously in 2023

Pupils in Wales sitting exams next year will continue to be graded more generously than before the pandemic, the qualifications watchdog has said.

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Nov 28, 2022

Saskatchewan education minister defends comparison of test scores in independent, public schools

Saskatchewan's education minister was on the defensive, fielding questions from the Opposition about a comparison he made between the test scores of students in independent schools and those in public schools.

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Nov 25, 2022

Examination period of the state matriculation exam in Macedonia

Graduates in the academic year 2021/2022 who did not pass the state matura in the June exam session or did not pass in full, will take the two external exams.

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Nov 23, 2022

Jordan universities to manage admissions after merger of ministries

Starting next year, university admission policies will change in an attempt “to save education in Jordan”, according to Higher Education and Scientific Research Wajih Oweis.

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Nov 22, 2022

Success rate in Egypt’s high school exams is 75.04%

The Minister of Education and Technical Education in Egypt announced the results of the general certificate of secondary education – Thanaweya Amma – for the academic year 2021-2022. Success rate in this year’s exams is 75.04 percent, which is higher than last year.

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Nov 21, 2022

Vietnam Ministry of Education explains the postponement of the IELTS test

According to the Ministry of Education and Training, a number of units have stopped organizing international language certification exams, including IELTS, because they have not yet completed the application or have not completed the application for approval according to regulations.

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Nov 18, 2022

British Council has announced the suspension of all IELTS exams in Vietnam until further notice

British Council IELTS exams in Vietnam will be postponed until further notice. According to the British Council, this decision is "out of control" and affects all international language proficiency exams in Vietnam.

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Nov 17, 2022

Alberta Diploma exams set to 20% for 2022-23 school year

As students continue to address pandemic-related learning challenges, diploma exam weighting will be reduced to 20 per cent this school year in Alberta. Over the course of the pandemic, the government has responded to feedback from education system partners and made adjustments to the administration of diploma exams as required.

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Nov 17, 2022

Changes to university admission in 2022 for Ukraine

Due to the full-scale war in Ukraine, the current rules for entering universities have changed somewhat. The UPE was canceled for applicants, but a new test format was introduced: a national multi-subject test for admission to the bachelor's degree, and a comprehensive master's test for the master's degree.

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Nov 16, 2022

No more 99.9 per cent with Egypt's new Thanaweya Amma exam system

The new Thanaweya Amma exam system has put an end to over-inflated grades.

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