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Hong Kong schools lost 33,600 students in last academic year amid emigration wave, 10 per cent more than in 2020-21

June 06, 2023

Official figures show total number of students who left local education system exceeded 64,000 in last two years. But school representatives say exodus may have peaked and they expect number of departures to decrease this year.

In Germany, 14 federal states are again adapting final exams

June 05, 2023

According to the media report, many countries want to make final exams easier again due to the cancellation of classes during the pandemic. Rhineland-Palatinate does not want to use the opportunity.

Second week of Hong Kong’s DSE exams springs no major surprises after tough first round

June 02, 2023

About 47,500 DSE candidates started elective exams this week, with science and finance-related subjects at fore. Educationalist say chemistry may have presented tougher challenge because of new question types.

Grade 12 provincial final exams no longer happening in Manitoba

June 02, 2023

From a pandemic pause to a permanent practice, Grade 12 students in Manitoba are no longer having to take final exams. The province confirmed to CTV News Winnipeg that final exams for English, French and math classes have all stopped and haven’t been taken since January 2020.

Kenya Ministry adjusts 2023 national exams timetable

June 01, 2023

The Ministry of Education has adjusted the 2023 school calendar, making changes to the duration of the national exams. According to PS Belio Kipsang, students will break for half term from March 16 to March 19. Students writing KCSE will also sit the exams from November 3 to November 24.

In El Salvador, MINED will carry out two diagnostic tests for students this 2023

May 31, 2023

The diagnostic tests will be carried out at the beginning and end of the school year respectively, to know the state of the educational practice, since the students return to the face-to-face modality.

Malaysia Education Ministry hosted SPM 2022

May 29, 2023

The 2022 Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examinations was held from Jan 30 to March 15, including the practical science tests, speaking and listening tests as well as written tests.

National exam cooperation with Portugal expanded to 40,000 pupils

May 26, 2023

Portugal’s education minister noted on Monday the “success” of cooperation with the Angolan government, highlighting the project on national exams, which will be extended from a pilot phase to cover 40,000 students.

WAEC Sanctions 13 Secondary Schools in Nigeria Over Exams Malpractice

May 25, 2023

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has sanctioned 13 Secondary Schools in Gombe State over cases of examination malpractice. The director of examinations in the Gombe State Ministry of Education, Ali Yaya, disclosed this during a meeting with principals of secondary schools in the state.

CBSE Released Date Sheets For Class 10 And 12 Examinations

May 24, 2023

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced the board exam dates much in advance for Class 10 and 12 examinations so that students can well prepare for their examinations. As per the timetable, the exams are set to commence on February 15, 2023, for both classes.


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