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Education minister defends plan to get rid of district education councils in Canada N.B.

June 16, 2022

The New Brunswick minister of education is defending a plan to abandon district education councils when the school system's governance structure is overhauled.

14 percent of Czech Republic students did not manage the written graduation

June 16, 2022

Graduates received the results of their written tests. Compared to last year, the number of failed Czech exams has doubled, and every tenth has not passed the course. Optional mathematics was a little better, which every tenth high school student did not master, but last year it was every seventh.

Tentative school exam schedule at issue for Edmonton Public Schools in Alberta, Canada

June 14, 2022

The 2023-24 school year for Edmonton Public Schools will not include more time off for religious holidays unless the province adjusts the tentative exam schedule.

Canada’s 13 provincial and territorial governments education recovery plans

June 14, 2022

Each provincial and territorial government is moving forward with varying education recovery plans for the upcoming year.

Record 12M sit for China's annual college entrance exam

June 13, 2022

According to the Ministry of Education, a record 11.93 million people have applied for this year's exam, known as the "gaokao," an increase of 1.15 million from 2021. Aside from a postponement in Shanghai due to COVID-19, the exam kicked off nationwide.

Saber tests return in Colombia as Icfes prepares a massive evaluation to measure the impact of the pandemic

June 10, 2022

Icfes is preparing for a marathon day of exams to assess how the pandemic has affected the quality of education in colleges and schools across the country.

India HSC exams to commence

June 09, 2022

As Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) or Class 12 students of the Maharashtra State Board begin with their first paper for offline exam since the pandemic, many candidates are excited and nervous about the new guidelines issued by the board ahead of the examination.

Kenya Government Announces 2022 KCPE, KCSE Registration Dates

June 08, 2022

The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO), David Njeng’ere, announced that during the registration exercise, parents are expected to ensure their children register for the exams in order to avoid being locked out.

Sweden 2022 National tests will proceed with no leaks

June 07, 2022

For the first time since 2011, national tests have not been leaked before the exams. On the other hand, the national tests have been distributed during the test occasions and afterwards. This is stated by Anders Boman at the National Agency for Education.

South Africa Independent Examinations Board gets green light to publish matric results

June 06, 2022

The Independent Examinations Board (IEB) will continue with the tradition of using media platforms, including newspapers, to publish the results of its matric candidates, as they had received permission to do so.

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