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Polish president vetoes law centralising control over schools

April 10, 2023

President Andrzej Duda has vetoed legislation passed by Poland’s national-conservative ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party that would have centralised government control over schools. The education minister has argued that such a law is necessary to prevent “moral corruption” of children.

Universities plan world’s first online degree in Polish Studies for international students

April 07, 2023

Two Polish universities have signed an agreement to create what would be the world’s first online degrees in Polish Studies available to international students.

Chile's Winter PAES 2023: where to register for the test to be taken in June

April 05, 2023

Registration for the new Winter Higher Education Access Test (PAES), a test that will be taken on June 19, 20 and 22 and will be part of the 2024 Admission Process.

About 114,000 Czech Republic students want to take the matriculation course

April 04, 2023

Approximately 114,000 applicants submitted applications for the uniform entrance exams for matriculation studies at secondary schools and multi-year gymnasiums. Last year, 103,000 children signed up for the exams organized by Cermat.

France Baccalaureate 2023 and its challenges: teachers' strike, blockages of high schools, pension reform strike

April 03, 2023

The 2023 baccalaureate specialty exams began late March and the good performance of exams is threatened by the movement against pension reform. Between delays, strikes and exceptional measures, many disruptions are to be expected.

Polish education minister expects 100,000 teachers to be laid off within three years

March 29, 2023

The Polish education minister, Przemysław Czarnek, says that around 100,000 teachers will become redundant in the next two to three years, due to the demographic deficit and falling student numbers, especially in secondary schools. The cuts are expected to affect teachers of all specialisations.

The double challenge of the France Baccalaureate specialty tests

March 28, 2023

The 2023 baccalaureate specialty exams are held for the first time in March: from 20 to 22. With their high coefficient, the latter gain weight in the course of candidates. They will be taken into account by the Parcoursup post-baccalaureate admission platform.

Egypt's education ministry offers Thanaweya Amma mock exams

March 27, 2023

Egypt's Ministry of Education is offering mock tests for Thanawaya Amma students designed after the newest examination module and covering all the subjects of the high school final year.

Polish education ministry creates academic disciplines of biblical and family studies

March 24, 2023

The Polish government has created two new academic disciplines, biblical studies and family studies. “Both are especially needed in Poland,” says education minister Przemysław Czarnek.

In Germany, students are graduating and training at the same time

March 23, 2023

High school diploma and qualification as a socio-educational assistant: the double qualification is being introduced at all vocational high schools in Lower Saxony. The Conerus school in the north already has experience.


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