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Hong Kong DSE 2022 changes to English exam draws mixed response from students

July 28, 2022

Changes to this year’s Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (DSE) English exams have drawn mixed responses from students, with some saying they struggled to finish the reading test due to the additional questions, and others welcoming the adjustments.

Spain's "star" modality of the new configuration of the Baccalaureate

July 28, 2022

The General modality will incorporate scientific, humanistic, socioeconomic and artistic subjects.

Denmark public committee set grade requirements

July 27, 2022

A public Danish committee will set requirements for grade requirements in public higher education.

WAEC set to release withheld results, punishes offenders

July 26, 2022

Earlier in November 2021, WAEC had announced that the results of 170,146 candidates were withheld in connection with various reported cases of examination malpractice.

Germany DAAD launches platform for Ukrainians

July 26, 2022

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has launched an online platform aiming to help 100,000 Ukrainian students and researchers continue their studies or academic careers in Germany.

Mölltorp, Sweden had first digital national tests

July 25, 2022

While waiting for the National Agency for Education to come out with its own digital platform - it is delayed until, at the moment, in 2024 - the municipality of Karlsborg has taken the opportunity to start training on what will then be mandatory; for example, to conduct digital national tests.

Philippines DepEd proposes start of school year on August 22

July 22, 2022

The Department of Education (DepEd) said Tuesday that it is looking at opening the school year 2022- 2023 on August 22 as it eyes blended learning with more in-person classes.

More than 148,000 Portugal students enrolled for high school exams

July 21, 2022

This year, there are more than 148,000 students enrolled in the exams - three less than last year and the majority (57%) answered in the registration forms that they will not be candidates for Higher Education.

Czech Republic Matura and Graduation is approaching

July 21, 2022

Students in Czech Republic are preparing to take their Matura exams and proceed with graduation for four-year graduation courses.

Education resumes in Sudan, including exams

July 20, 2022

The Director-General of the Ministry of Education in North Darfur, announced the resumption of studies in all schools in the state as of next Sunday, with exams to start for all education levels. Education throughout Sudan has been disrupted in recent months after strikes over pay and security issues.

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