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Australia HSC students turn away from harder English subjects in record numbers

October 13, 2022

HSC students are increasingly shying away from extension English courses with thousands fewer selecting the subjects compared with more than a decade ago.

Sri Lanka school education to be reformed to meet international standards

October 13, 2022

A long-awaited revolutionary approach to the national education system is now to be launched next year by introducing the world renowned STEAM education framework with a sturdy focus on subjects of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics to teach students how to think critically, solve problems and use creativity, in their mindset that prepares them to work in career areas that are predicted to experience significant growth.

Number of temporary teachers in NSW schools of Australia almost doubles in a decade

October 11, 2022

The number of temporary teachers working in NSW public schools has almost doubled in a decade as experts warn surging insecure and short-term contracts are driving graduates away from the profession.

In Czech Republic, multi-year high schools managed the school leaving exams best

October 10, 2022

This year, as in previous years, high school students performed best in the school-leaving exams, especially from multi-year high schools. 0.9 percent failed the eight-year exam and 1.3 percent failed the six-year exam, while 2.4 percent failed the four-year exam. On the contrary, 30.1 percent of pupils failed in non-technical fields of study.

Overhaul in Australia needed to lift ‘flatlining’ student outcomes

October 05, 2022

Lifting student performance, reversing declining attendance and closing the education gap must be the priorities of the next National School Reform Agreement, after years of funding increases failed to secure a significant boost to academic achievement.

New apprentices among those admitted to secondary schools was the lowest so far in Czech Republic

October 04, 2022

In the past school year, the smallest share of pupils in the modern history of the Czech Republic, i.e. since 1993, entered fields with a teaching certificate. The share of new apprentices was 27.2 percent of all those admitted to secondary schools. In previous years, their number was around 30 percent.

Matura in exile with 548 high school graduates from Ukraine will take the matriculation exam in Sofia and Varna

October 03, 2022

548 secondary school graduates from Ukraine will attend the matriculation exam in Bulgaria because of the ongoing full-scale war in their homeland, Irina Kozik, first secretary of the Embassy of Ukraine in Sofia, told OFFNews. In total, about 25,000 young people will take the exam outside of Ukraine, the Ministry of Education and Science in Kyiv announced.

These are the institutes of Cádiz with General Baccalaureate for the 2022/2023 academic year

September 29, 2022

The next school year comes with a novelty in the classroom: the General Baccalaureate. The progressive application of the LOMLOE approved by the Government of Sánchez in 2020 thus introduces a significant novelty this year.

Hong Kong tells schools to ramp up national education as more ‘key calendar dates’ added for campus activities

September 27, 2022

Hong Kong schools have been strongly advised to plan more national education activities to foster better understanding of Chinese history among students under the latest government guidelines, sparking concerns that teachers will be overloaded.

The changes that the 2023 admission process brings to Chile's universities

September 26, 2022

This year, the PAES test will be applied for the first time, to which is added the change of scales and the possibility of applying for 20 career options.

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