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Singapore MOE announces school terms and holidays for 2024

December 01, 2023

The 2024 academic year will begin on Jan 2 for MOE kindergarten, primary, secondary and post-secondary schools.

Algeria Bans French Educational Curriculum amid Worsening Disputes with Paris

December 01, 2023

Algeria’s Ministry of Education has warned more than 500 private schools against using the French curriculum, threatening to resort to the judiciary in the event of non-compliance with the decision, which comes in the context of the conflict between the two countries over the history of France’s colonial past in Algeria.

Design thinking skills needed for the future workforce - Singapore’s education ministry

December 01, 2023

In his opening address, Singapore’s Minister for Education, Chan Chun Sing, shared how Singapore could use design thinking to its strategic advantage.

Leaving Cert reforms: Teacher-based assessment dropped due to impact of AI

November 30, 2023

Norma Foley has suspended plans to have parts of the Leaving Cert assessed by teachers, citing the potential impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on education.

Ireland Leaving Cert cheats have 594 grades permanently withheld

November 30, 2023

The State Exams Commission (SEC) has permanently withheld almost 600 grades from students found to be cheating in their Leaving Certificate over the last 10 years, figures provided to the Irish Examiner show.

Saber 11 Test 2023: mathematics and English, the subjects with the lowest scores

November 29, 2023

The results of the 2023 Saber 11 tests were published by an analysis by Icfes, in which it was known that more than half of the students evaluated were below the national average of 257 points.

Thousands of teachers strike as SA government gets an 'F' on revised pay offer

November 28, 2023

Thousands of striking teachers have marched on South Australia's parliament house to demand better pay and conditions as relations between the union and the government curdle.

Brazil Minister of Education presents to Lula reform project for the "New Secondary Education

November 27, 2023

The Minister of Education, Camilo Santana, met this afternoon with President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT) to present a bill that proposes a reform in the so-called "New Secondary Education". The text will be sent to the National Congress in the coming days and brings as a novelty the increase in the minimum workload, the resumption of mandatory subjects, such as Sociology and Philosophy.

Electronic secondary school entrance exams are at risk in CZ

November 27, 2023

The system was supposed to be prepared by a competing company, but it failed the tender. Therefore, Cermat must prepare the complete system by its own efforts, by the end of the year.

Bangladesh HSC results to be published 26 Nov

November 24, 2023

A total of 1,359,342 students — 688,887 boys and 670,455 girls — registered for this year's HSC exams, 155,935 more than the previous year.


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