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Hundreds of students expected to sit Hong Kong’s DSE university entrance exams across the border, as schools apply for new status

October 20, 2023

At least four mainland schools catering to Hong Kong pupils have applied to be Diploma of Secondary Education exam centres, according to principal. One school head estimates a few hundred pupils on the mainland will sit the exams, as institutions await whether candidates will be able to do so locally.

CBSE announces registration guidelines for students appearing Class 10, 12 exams in next academic session

October 19, 2023

CBSE Board Exams 2024: The schools and their principals must also ensure that the students are eligible for admission to in Classes 9 and 11 and will appear in Class 10 and Class 12 board exams in subsequent exams.

Turkey Ministry of Education announced the dates of the "joint exam" to be held for the first time in secondary schools across the country

October 18, 2023

The Ministry will hold a joint exam for secondary school 6th grade Turkish and mathematics courses and for 9th grade Turkish language and literature and mathematics courses.

One-third of students who sat Hong Kong university entrance exams appeal results

October 16, 2023

The exam authority said over 16,600 candidates who sat in this year’s university entrance exam have applied for papers to be checked or marked again, 1.7 per cent more than last year.

CBSE Board Exams to be conducted twice a year, Class 11, 12 students to study 2 languages

October 13, 2023

According to ministry officials, the curriculum, as per the New Education Policy (NEP), is ready and textbooks will be developed on its basis for the 2024 academic session.

Turkey MEB determined the conditions for transition to open high school

October 12, 2023

Following the regulation by the Ministry of National Education (MEB) that limits transfers from formal education to open education high schools, procedures and principles regarding exceptional cases in which transfers to these high schools will be allowed have been determined.

Rishi Sunak plans major reform of A-levels

October 11, 2023

Rishi Sunak is considering a major reorm of A-levels to ensure children study more subjects in sixth form. The Prime Minister wants a new “British Baccalaureate” as part of a move towards a more continental-style system of education.

Artificial intelligence such as ChatGPT to be allowed in Australian schools from 2024

October 10, 2023

Artificial intelligence including ChatGPT will be allowed in all Australian schools from 2024 after education ministers formally backed a national framework guiding the use of the new technology.

Australia takes action on fraud in student visa system

October 09, 2023

The Australian government has closed a loophole in the student visa system that was allowing some international students to switch from “genuine study to an arrangement designed to facilitate access to work in Australia”.

In UK, sixth forms to lower GCSE requirements for pupils hit by pre-Covid grading

October 06, 2023

Sixth forms have said they will lower GCSE admission requirements for those hit by pre-Covid grading. Pupils expecting their GCSE results will be marked under 2019 grading standards as exam boards return to pre-pandemic levels.


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