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Kenya National exams to be held in March, December 2022

October 19, 2021

Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Magoha that the accelerated school calendar will result in five examinations next year. The national examinations will be held in March and December 2022 in order to return to the normal school calendar. First Term of the 2021 academic year on July 26, 2021.

New school year in Belize kicks off

October 18, 2021

High schools all over Belize has started for the 2021-22 school year, all schools have to maintain the online format from last year, due to a recent spike in COVID-19 cases. The school year was reduced from 41 weeks to 38 weeks.

Icfes announces change of date for Saber 11 tests

October 15, 2021

The exam will no longer be held in August but in September. The exam was scheduled to be presented on the weekend of August 21. However, the entity made the decision to extend the registration period and therefore the test was postponed.

Leaving Cert students to get their results later than usual on September 3

October 14, 2021

Leaving Cert results will issue to more than 60,000 students on Friday, September 3. It is later than the traditional mid-August date, but slightly earlier than 2020, when calculated grades, now called accredited grades, were used for the first time. A later release of Leaving Cert results will mean a tighter timeframe for the CAO college offer entry process, but colleges are putting plans in place.

Argentina Academic Calendar 2021

October 13, 2021

Argentina moves forward with their examination schedule for 2021. Examinations will continue throughout the country and will conclude in December 2021.

Results Of Lebanon Baccalaureate Exams Issued

October 12, 2021

The Baccalaureate exams, which had been a source of anxiety for students across Lebanon for the past few months, were concluded on July 31. The exams went relatively well, in part thanks to the fact that the committees that determine exam materials were exceptionally lenient with the questions due to the difficult circumstances in Lebanon.

Lebanon Brevet Is Officially Cancelled For Lebanese Students

October 12, 2021

Lebanon will not hold official Brevet exams/Grade 9 exams this year, revealing a proposal to “cancel it permanently for the coming years so that students do not remain hostage to political and economic fluctuations.” The decision to cancel the Brevet exams takes into consideration the national certificate’s state on one hand, and Lebanon’s public health situation on the other.

After the criticism, Colombian Government will promote that the students that pass 70% of the contents

October 11, 2021

After considering that the 2021 school year is "without repetition", the Ministry of Education will propose another criterion to the Federal Council of Education. In addition, it will propose that there is more teaching time for the second semester.

Icfes cites 70,000 people to test Saber T&T electronics at home

October 11, 2021

The Colombian Institute for the Evaluation of Education (Icfes) will summon the more than 70,000 people registered for the Saber T&T electronic test and at home, which will be held in several sessions.

Two agreements signed to support Education Ministry's Institutional Strengthening Programme

October 08, 2021

Two agreements were signed on Monday with UNESCO and the Swiss and Canadian governments to support the Education Ministry's Institutional Strengthening Programme through the UN’s Multi-Partner Trust Fund. The minister also highlighted the funding contributions of the Swiss and Canadian governments to help provide quality education for all Jordanians through constructive coordination with the Ministry of Education, emphasising the ministry's commitment to this partnership.

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