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Digital-driven Education Reform Plan Announced in South Korea

March 20, 2023

In South Korea, “AI-driven digital textbooks” enabled by AI technologies will be phased in math, English, and informatics starting from 2025.

No mid-year exams for Singaporean students entering JCs and Millennia Institute from 2024

March 18, 2023

There will be no mid-year examinations for students of junior colleges and Millennia Institute (MI) for cohorts entering the schools from 2024, announced the Ministry of Education (MOE). General Paper will become a compulsory subject and Project Work will be graded on a pass or fail basis.

Thanaweya Amma exams start in June 2023

March 16, 2023

Thanaweya Amma exams for the academic year 2022/2023 will start in Egypt on Saturday, June 10.

For CBSE board exams in 2023, several questions will be competency based

March 14, 2023

At least 40 per cent questions in the CBSE Class 10 exam and 30 per cent in Class 12 exam 2023 will be competency based, the Ministry of Education said.

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.


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