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Icfes reveals the schedule of the Saber Pro and TyT tests this 2023

February 24, 2023

Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) with professional, technical and technological programs will be able to register their students until January 10, to take the Saber Pro and Saber TyT tests for the first semester of this 2023. The application of these tests will be carried out in 2023 according to Icfes, on Saturday May 27 and Sunday June 11.

Thousands of Refugee Students Cut off from Classes in Lebanon

February 23, 2023

Thousands of Syrian refugee students in Lebanon are being cut off from classes, all, according to officials, in the name of “equality.”

B.C. launches anti-racism action plan for K-12 students

February 22, 2023

Empowering students and educators to identify and take action against racism and discrimination in British Columbia schools is the aim of a new provincial K-12 Anti-Racism Action Plan launched in January 2023.

New conduct for Greece's Primary and High School exams

February 21, 2023

The Official Gazette on the procedures for conducting national examinations of a diagnostic nature for students of the 6th grade of Primary schools and the 3rd grade of High Schools

CONADE's rejection of the Bolivia educational curriculum is political

February 21, 2023

The Minister of Education, Edgar Pary Chambi, warns that the request of the National Committee for the Defense of Democracy (CONADE) on the inclusion of the rejection of the updated educational curriculum among its resolutions, is “patently political”.

N.W.T. piloting new northern studies course for Grade 12 students

February 20, 2023

The Northwest Territories has begun piloting a new northern studies course for Grade 12 students with an emphasis on reconciliation.

After quake, Syrian schools silent as teachers, students perish

February 17, 2023

The earthquake destroyed more than 115 schools in Syria and damaged hundreds more. More than 100 others were being used as makeshift shelters to host thousands displaced by the earthquake, which brought apartment blocks and even tiny rural homes crashing down on residents' heads.

N.W.T to complete curriculum transition by 2028

February 16, 2023

After using Alberta's education curriculum since the 1950s, the Northwest Territories has outlined the timeline it will use to pivot toward British Columbia's program of studies. By the end of May 2023, the N.W.T. anticipates it will have revised Grade 12 graduation requirements taking into account B.C. courses, a schedule for teacher training on the new material, and draft curriculums for Grades 4-6 and 9.

B.C. includes Indigenous-Focused Graduation Requirement towards Certificate of Graduation

February 15, 2023

Effective the 2023/24 school year, all students working toward a B.C. Certificate of Graduation (“Dogwood Diploma”), in English or French, must successfully complete at least 4 credits in Indigenous-focused coursework.

Turkey says schools were closed 'until February 13' following deadly earthquake

February 14, 2023

Mahmut Ozer, Turkey's Minister of National Education, visited Turkey's eastern city of Malatya, which is one of the cities heavily hit by the earthquake that killed over 1,400 people nationwide. Ozer announced all schools in the country will be closed until February 13.


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