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Junior Cycle students in Ireland finally get exam results

December 06, 2022

Junior Cycle students heaved a sigh of relief as they collected their much-delayed exam results today, with many recalling how Covid made their learning and study much more difficult.

Accelerate changes in Argentina high school in the face of the learning setback

December 05, 2022

The latest results of the Aprender test, which showed that only 53 out of 100 male and female students complete compulsory schooling on time, accelerated the need to introduce modifications to improve learning and make secondary school more attractive.

Egypt to reinstate short essay questions in Thanaweya Amma exams

December 02, 2022

Minister of Education Reda Hegazy announced that short essay questions will be reinstated in the Thanaweya Amma exams, as part of the state's recent efforts to promote learning through comprehension over memorisation.

GNWT releases timeline and implementation plan for renewed JK-12 school curriculum

December 01, 2022

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has released its timeline and implementation plan for renewing the Northwest Territories (NWT) Junior Kindergarten (JK) to Grade 12 school curriculum.

Jordan Ministry announces schedule for Tawjihi supplementary exams

November 30, 2022

The Ministry of Education has announced the schedule for this year’s Tawjihi (general secondary school certificate examination) supplementary exams, which will begin in December.

GCSE and A-level grades in Wales to be marked generously in 2023

November 29, 2022

Pupils in Wales sitting exams next year will continue to be graded more generously than before the pandemic, the qualifications watchdog has said.

Saskatchewan education minister defends comparison of test scores in independent, public schools

November 28, 2022

Saskatchewan's education minister was on the defensive, fielding questions from the Opposition about a comparison he made between the test scores of students in independent schools and those in public schools.

Examination period of the state matriculation exam in Macedonia

November 25, 2022

Graduates in the academic year 2021/2022 who did not pass the state matura in the June exam session or did not pass in full, will take the two external exams.

Jordan universities to manage admissions after merger of ministries

November 23, 2022

Starting next year, university admission policies will change in an attempt “to save education in Jordan”, according to Higher Education and Scientific Research Wajih Oweis.

Success rate in Egypt’s high school exams is 75.04%

November 22, 2022

The Minister of Education and Technical Education in Egypt announced the results of the general certificate of secondary education – Thanaweya Amma – for the academic year 2021-2022. Success rate in this year’s exams is 75.04 percent, which is higher than last year.

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