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Microcredentials: A new category of education is rising in the US

July 19, 2022

At the core of the traditional higher education system is a degree. However, over the past decade, enrolment in four-year degree programmes has steadily declined in the United States and, more recently, this trend has spilled over into emerging markets. A new category of structured education was on the rise, offering smaller learning units with the potential of achieving a faster return on investment.

Hong Kong to include Korean in university entrance exam

July 19, 2022

French, Spanish, German, Japanese, Hindi and Urdu are currently offered as part of the foreign language category of the city’s university entrance exam. From 2025, students will be able to submit scores from the Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK), which is a Korean language test for non-native speakers.

Fake diploma scammers in Turkey

July 18, 2022

In Turkey, scammers on social media promise an "e-Government-approved, valid in all institutions" diploma, and then disappear as soon as they get the money.

When will Indonesia's UTBK Waves I and II be held?

July 14, 2022

The 2022 Computer-Based Written Examination for State University Admission (UTBK SBMPTN) will proceed. The participants for the 2022 UTBK SBMPTN are certainly more than the new admissions for the 2022 SNMPTN pathway.

More than 2,500 graduates will take the Unified State Examination in the Tula Region in 2022

July 12, 2022

In the Tula region, the early stages of the unified state exam continues. As in previous years, in 2022, the compulsory subjects for obtaining a certificate of secondary general education are the Russian language and mathematics at the profile or basic level. Of the subjects of choice, social studies, physics, and history are most often taken.

Ukraine will not recognize Belarusian documents on education

July 12, 2022

In 6 months, Belarusian certificates and diplomas of education will no longer be recognized in Ukraine. We are talking about documents issued after the denunciation of the agreement on their mutual recognition.

Ontario universities plow ahead with in-person exams amid COVID surge

July 11, 2022

Several post-secondary institutions are proceeding with in-person final exams in April, despite an escalation in COVID-19 cases across the province.

Nigeria National Examinations Council reschedules 2022 Common Entrance

July 08, 2022

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has rescheduled the 2022 National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) which was set to be conducted for admission into Federal Unity Colleges.

Austria's high school diploma is not like it used to be

July 07, 2022

Austria's matura exam will happen this year in 2022 and student must present a negative PCR test to take the exam. In addition, the overall annual grade will be calculated into the final certificate this year and if there is an error in the written exam, candidates can correct it before they move onto their oral exams.

Kenya Gov’t Intensifies Security In Laikipia Ahead Of National Exams

July 07, 2022

The government has intensified security measures in Laikipia County to enhance the seamless operation of the 2021 national examination that kicked off yesterday countrywide.

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