October 05, 2022
Lifting student performance, reversing declining attendance and closing the education gap must be the priorities of the next National School Reform Agreement, after years of funding increases failed to secure a significant boost to academic achievement.
October 04, 2022
In the past school year, the smallest share of pupils in the modern history of the Czech Republic, i.e. since 1993, entered fields with a teaching certificate. The share of new apprentices was 27.2 percent of all those admitted to secondary schools. In previous years, their number was around 30 percent.
October 03, 2022
548 secondary school graduates from Ukraine will attend the matriculation exam in Bulgaria because of the ongoing full-scale war in their homeland, Irina Kozik, first secretary of the Embassy of Ukraine in Sofia, told OFFNews. In total, about 25,000 young people will take the exam outside of Ukraine, the Ministry of Education and Science in Kyiv announced.
September 29, 2022
The next school year comes with a novelty in the classroom: the General Baccalaureate. The progressive application of the LOMLOE approved by the Government of Sánchez in 2020 thus introduces a significant novelty this year.
September 27, 2022
Hong Kong schools have been strongly advised to plan more national education activities to foster better understanding of Chinese history among students under the latest government guidelines, sparking concerns that teachers will be overloaded.
September 26, 2022
This year, the PAES test will be applied for the first time, to which is added the change of scales and the possibility of applying for 20 career options.
September 26, 2022
Hundreds of HSC students were caught cheating on their assessments last year as offences increased 27 per cent compared to the year before the pandemic. NSW Education Standards Authority data shows that 854 school-based assessment cheating offences involving more than 734 students at 216 schools were recorded last year.
September 23, 2022
More than 350 Ukrainian students in Ireland are sitting the equivalent of the Leaving Cert for college entry. The online exams, which will run for six days, are being hosted in Trinity College Dublin this week, and in Dublin City University.
September 22, 2022
Hong Kong education authorities have rejected survival plans proposed by two under-enrolled secondary schools, with one set to close its doors in 2026, while the other will operate with fewer subsidies in the coming academic year.
September 21, 2022
Next year, all assessment tests will be carried out in digital format, except for Artistic and Physical Expression. The model will be tested this year in some schools, and the process of selecting the establishments to be included in the pilot project is in progress.