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GCSE and Higher results show worsening gap between richer and poorer pupils: pandemic assessment shows we should reconsider exams

November 16, 2023

The difference in average GCSE English and maths results between poorer and richer pupils – the so-called “attainment gap” – is the largest in England in over a decade, according to a recent government analysis. Reducing this gap is something politicians have struggled with for decades.

GCSEs: 'Difficult' modern languages putting pupils off

November 15, 2023

Modern languages are seen as difficult by pupils, which puts them off studying them for GCSE, according to teachers.

The CZ Ministry will once again support Ukrainian assistants and the language education of Ukrainians

November 14, 2023

The Ministry of Education wants to continue supporting Ukrainian teaching assistants and the language education of Ukrainians in order to ensure their successful integration. The support was also approved for the period from the beginning of the new school year to the end of the calendar year, almost 116 million crowns will go to assistants for this period, over 12 million crowns to language education in the field of university studies.

Applications for secondary schools will be allowed to be submitted three times, the CZ government supported

November 13, 2023

Prime Minister Petr Fiala (ODS) announced at a press conference on Wednesday that the government has supported changes in applications to secondary schools. Students would now have the opportunity to submit three applications instead of two, and also electronically. The proposal was submitted by MPs across the political spectrum.

New microcredential courses to support in-demand jobs in Australia

November 10, 2023

The Albanese Government will support the design and delivery of up to 28 microcredential courses from 18 universities to help meet skills needs in priority industries. The 28 courses were selected from more than 90 applications to the first round of the Government’s Microcredentials Pilot in Higher Education program.

BGCSE examinations suspension lifted

November 09, 2023

The 2023 BGCSE examinations that were recently postponed for two weeks will now resume.

NECO releases 2023 SSCE results

November 06, 2023

The National Examinations Council (NECO) on Tuesday released the results of the 2023 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE). Speaking at a press conference in Minna, the Niger State capital, NECO Registrar Dantani Wushishi, a professor, described this year’s result as the best in recent times.

Niger govt settles N205m WAEC debt

November 05, 2023

The Niger State Government has settled the N205 million owed to the West African Examination Council (WAEC) in Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) fees.

CBSE releases Class 10 and 12 practical exam dates for 2024

November 03, 2023

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the practical examination dates for Classes 10 and 12. Candidates preparing for these exams can find the official notification on CBSE's website at cbse.gov.in.

New BGCSE timetable next week

November 03, 2023

Under fire Botswana Examinations Council (BEC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has said that a new Botswana General Certificate Secondary Education (BGCSE) timetable will be released.

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