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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.

Global recognition for Australian education institutions and students

February 13, 2023

Australia has joined the first worldwide treaty in higher education, making it easier for Australian education institutions and their students to be more globally mobile.

Western Australia Education Minister concerned more students skipping ATAR to avoid stress

February 13, 2023

New data shows fewer WA students sat ATAR exams last year compared with 2021. WA's education minister is concerned students who take alternative pathways may not perform as well.

Almost 90% of the lack of teachers in Portugal schools is due to sick leave

February 10, 2023

Education Minister João Costa admitted that the problem of a shortage of teachers will tend to get worse due to the increase in the number of retirements and the reduction in the number of new teachers.

Unaccredited Courses at UG, KNUST saga: Experts Absolve Universities of Blame

February 08, 2023

Two of Ghana's top universities, the University of Ghana, Legon, and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), recently grabbed headlines for running courses without the required accreditation. The Auditor-General's 2022 report on public institutions in Ghana said the two universities were running a total of over 700 programmes that had flouted legal requirements.

Portugal secondary exams are again only for access to higher education

February 08, 2023

Use as ferramentas de partilha que encontra na página de artigo. Todos os conteúdos do PÚBLICO são protegidos por Direitos de Autor ao abrigo da legislação portuguesa, conforme os Termos e Condições.Os assinantes do jornal PÚBLICO têm direito a oferecer até 6 artigos exclusivos por mês a amigos ou familiares, usando a opção “Oferecer artigo” no topo da página. Apoie o jornalismo de qualidade do PÚBLICO. This academic year there will be no changes to the model that has been in force since the covid-19 pandemic, revealed João Costa in Parliament.

Lecturer detects bot use in one-fifth of assessments as concerns mount over AI in exams in Australia

February 06, 2023

Deakin University’s Sally Brandon says technology ‘not going away’ as educators strive to adapt to use of software such as ChatGPT.

El Salvador school year begins on February 6 and will be 100% face-to-face

February 06, 2023

After three years with restrictions due to covid-19, this 2023 classes will be 100% face-to-face, MINED said yesterday. Private schools start the school year on January 16.

Australia's schools reform to follow poor report card

February 03, 2023

The Australian government responds to report that almost 90,000 students not meeting the minimum standards for reading or numeracy.


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