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CXC announces exams dates

June 24, 2021

The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) today announced that this year’s examinations for the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) would be held between June and July, with results being available in the last week of September 2021.

Kuwait bans written exams

June 24, 2021

Written exams in Kuwait have been cancelled for the first semester of the academic year to help curb the spread of COVID-19. Education Minister Ali Al-Mudhaf said the decision was made following a series of meetings between officials from both education and health ministries.

Nigeria National Examinations Council announces dates for 2021 exams

June 23, 2021

National Examinations Council (NECO) has released results of the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) for external candidates. The Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) Internal is scheduled to hold from Monday 5th July to Monday 16th August, 2021.

Singapore to move schools online as coronavirus cases rise

June 23, 2021

All primary, secondary and junior colleges will shift to full home-based learning from Wednesday until the end of the school term. “Some of these (virus) mutations are much more virulent, and they seem to attack the younger children,” said Education Minister Chan Chun Sing.

Japan Begins Alternative Unified University Entrance Exam

June 23, 2021

Japan began an alternative test of its new unified university entrance examination, mainly for students affected by prolonged school closures amid the coronavirus epidemic.

Mauritius SC/HSC exams: the schedule in detail

June 22, 2021

Mauritius Examinations Syndicate (MES) released their exam schedule on their main website. The exam schedule has been condensed, leaving students worried about the lack of time and lack of planning.

Abitur exams in 2021 will take place despite the lockdown

June 22, 2021

While schools in Germany were closed, authorities in all 16 states decided to go ahead with the Abitur final exams that final year school students need to take to enter university. Also, each federal state is handling the school closings differently.

How UAE students will receive their grades after major board exams stand cancelled due to COVID-19

June 21, 2021

With all major foreign curriculum board exams now cancelled in the UAE, the boards overseas as well as schools in the UAE have been sharing information on how grades should be awarded.

Guangzhou postpones high school entrance exam over COVID-19

June 21, 2021

Authorities in Guangzhou, the capital of south China’s Guangdong Province, announced that the local senior high school entrance examination scheduled for June 20-22 would be postponed to July over COVID-19.

Bahamas National Exams To Be Held Between April and June

June 18, 2021

Bahamas Education Minister announced that the country’s national exams will be held between April 13 through June 25. COVID-19 cases have lessened and the ministry is able to transition on major islands from online instruction to blended or hybrid learning. Therefore, the ministry believes that the atmosphere is “favourable” to carrying out the 2020/2021 national examinations.

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