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Almost half of Leaving Cert students do not pursue a CAO course

March 13, 2023

Half of Leaving Cert students go straight to college on a CAO-listed course, according to newly-released data. While the CAO grabs most of the attention, almost half of school-leavers pursue other education and training routes.

Radical new reforms of Leaving Cert Irish hit a roadblock

March 13, 2023

Plans for a radical overhaul of Leaving Cert Irish will be going back to the drawing board. Proposals for a new model for teaching and learning the subject were met with considerable concern among teachers, students and Irish language organisations.

NECO examination malpractices hinder success of students, discredit certificates

March 11, 2023

The Registrar said examination malpractices have the tendency to discourage hard work among serious students, lowers educational standards, discredit certificates, and lead to the production of quacks.

UN treaty on qualifications recognition enters into force

March 09, 2023

The Global Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications concerning Higher Education will come into force, becoming the first legally binding United Nations instrument on higher education, fostering international mobility and opening up increased opportunities for students and qualification holders worldwide.

Singapore MOE to progressively resume high-element outdoor activities for school programmes

March 08, 2023

Activities will be resumed with enhanced safety measures, such as requiring regular accreditation, in place. Such activities have been suspended since February 2021, after a 15-year-old student died following an incident at a camp programme in SAFRA Yishun.

MOE Nadiem Calls the Indonesian Language Proficiency Test Equivalent to IELTS or TOEFL

March 07, 2023

Minister of Education, Culture, Research and Technology Nadiem Anwar Makarim said the Independent Adaptive Indonesian Language Proficiency Test (UKBI) organized by the Language Development and Development Agency or Language Agency is equivalent to various other language proficiency tests such as IELTS or TOEFL.

In Hyderabad, Cyber Crimes Wing launches probe into TOEFL cheating scam

March 06, 2023

The Cyber Crimes Wing of the Hyderabad police have launched a probe into the case of malpractices carried out by ‘agents’ working for cash by helping the aspirants cheat in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) examinations in the city.

Moroccan Students Eligible for Free University Education in Europe

March 03, 2023

Moroccan students are eligible to study for free in countries like Germany, Finland, and Norway.

NSW restricts AI program in state schools

March 02, 2023

NSW is the first Australian state or territory to restrict access to the application on student devices or while students are using their personal device on the school network.

Significant Changes Made to Singapore Education System to Spark Joy in Learning

March 01, 2023

The Ministry of Education's (MOE) aim is to develop children holistically and spark their passion for continuous learning.

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