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Taiwan reports class suspensions due to COVID at 412 schools

May 19, 2022

A total of 412 schools had suspended at least part of their classes due to COVID-19, while a total of 2,525 had been infected, said the Ministry of Education (MOE).

Denmark Abitur: starting signal for exams

May 18, 2022

For almost 300 students in Frankenthal, the written Abitur begins. It is the second final exam under Corona conditions. Relief for all headmasters: None of the young people has Covid-19 or is in quarantine as a contact person.

Oral exams return for the Matura in Austria

May 17, 2022

The exam consists of written and oral exams (Mündliche Prüfungen), but in 2020 and 2021, the oral part was canceled due to Covid-19 restrictions. However, the return of the spoken exams is causing protests among Austrian students who say their high school years were hurt by the pandemic and they shouldn’t have to take oral examinations.

Czech Republic Graduation at a glance: What will the tests look like and how do you succeed according to Cermat?

May 17, 2022

The common part of the Matura exam in the form of didactic tests is approaching, This is a brief overview of when the test takes place, how much time you have for it or when you will find out the results.

Latvia not to extend school year into summer 2022

May 16, 2022

Latvia will not extend the duration of the current school year in 2022, according to amendments to the law on the management of the spread of Covid-19 passed by the government on Tuesday, February 22.

India CBSE issues warning against fake notice on term-wise weightage of marks

May 13, 2022

Candidates should remember that all notices regarding board exams and distribution of marks/weightage of different terms will only be issued through the official CBSE website.

Estonia high school students start state exams

May 12, 2022

Students at high schools (Gümnaasium) will be sitting their exams through to May 20 and have a choice of Estonian, Estonian as a second language, math, English, Russian or another recognized foreign-language exam.

Northern Ireland Education Minister Michelle McIlveen ‘confident’ summer exams will return to normal

May 12, 2022

The Northern Ireland Education Minister has said she is “confident school exams should proceed this summer as planned”, with pupils due to sit A-levels, AS levels and GSCEs for the first time in three years.

Oman CBSE board exams to return to single format from next academic year

May 11, 2022

The exam will return to this format from the 2022-23 academic year, with students giving the exam during the 2021-22 year required to write two sets of papers: one in November/December of last year, and the other scheduled for April.

Ireland Leaving Cert exams to run 'as normal' in 2022

May 10, 2022

The Leaving Cert is expected to run “as normal” in 2022, with the Department of Education currently considering potentially running oral exams around the Easter break again this academic year.


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