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KZN Education MEC questions officials over schools that scored below 40% in the 2021 grade 12 examinations

June 27, 2022

Department of Education officials in KwaZulu-Natal are in the firing line and have been asked to explain what went wrong with the schools that fared poorly in last year's grade 12 examinations.

Spain Ministry of Education green light to the new Baccalaureate that allows to obtain the title with a suspense

June 24, 2022

The Council of Ministers has approved, at the proposal of the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, the Royal Decree establishing the organization and the minimum teachings of Baccalaureate. These changes will be implemented in the academic year 2022-2023 for the 1st year of Baccalaureate and in the 2023-2024 academic year for the 2nd year.

Dates of 2022 Albania Matura Exams Revealed

June 23, 2022

The Ministry of Education has revealed this Tuesday the dates of the state matura exams for 2022. Exam dates will be June 9 for Foreign Language, June 11 for Albanian Language and Literature, June 17 for Mathematics and June 24 for elective courses.

India students to get board results even if they skip one of the two term exams

June 22, 2022

CBSE has said that if a student is not able to take all the exams and fails to appear for one or two papers because of Covid-19, then they may receive the results under a special scheme.

Portugal National Commission for Access to Higher Education aligns positions around secondary exams

June 21, 2022

The representatives of polytechnics and universities, public and private, will align positions on the national secondary education exams. A decision that has been long awaited by students.

Portugal exams return for 9th grade as they will count for access to higher education

June 21, 2022

The Government announced this Thursday that it will extend the exceptional conditions for completing Secondary Education, "with national exams taking place only for the purposes of access to Higher Education". In a statement, the Ministry of Education said that the "9th grade tests for assessment purposes" are back, with no impact on student assessment.

New digital national tests place great demands on Sweden's school leaders

June 20, 2022

The introduction will take place gradually starting in 2024 and will affect thousands of schools and hundreds of thousands of students. Some experimental work has been going on, but the final decision has been postponed a couple of times. There is now a plan from the National Agency for Education.

Phillipines DepEd eyes K-12 curriculum expansion to include global citizenship

June 17, 2022

The Department of Education (DepEd) is set to expand its K to 12 curriculum to integrate topics of inclusivity and global citizenship to equip learners with knowledge and skills to become responsible global citizens.

Sweden phasing out distance education due to the pandemic

June 16, 2022

The government is now beginning to phase out several of the temporary regulations that have applied to schools during the covid-19 pandemic. On 1 April, both schools' opportunity to conduct distance or distance education and the National Agency for Education's opportunity to cancel the national tests will be removed.

Ukraine’s students to return to school in September says Education Ministry

June 16, 2022

This September, students will return to school as the educational process in Ukraine will be launched in offline mode, and pupils and students will have to come to educational institutions, according to the head of the Ministry of Education

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