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In Ireland, unqualified teachers correcting State Examinations 'less than ideal'

September 05, 2022

Unqualified teachers correcting Leaving Certificate and Junior Certificate exam papers this year is "less than ideal" but the highest standards will be applied when it comes to correction, according to the General Secretary of the ASTI.

Schools, universities in Philippines may offer ASEAN languages

September 02, 2022

To help strengthen the relationship of member-countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Vice President and Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Sara Duterte pushed for the offering of ASEAN languages in schools and universities in the region.

The reform of the matriculation exams starts in Israel

September 01, 2022

n Israel, the reform of the matriculation exams (bagrut) is starting , designed to simplify the examination of high school students in a number of humanitarian disciplines.

Israel Ministry of Education tightens sanctions for fraud in matriculation exams

September 01, 2022

The Director-General of the Israel Ministry of Education has issued a new circular providing for a significant increase in penalties for fraud in matriculation examinations.

Austria Matura 2022: Everything back to “normal”

August 31, 2022

The Matura process at secondary schools has now also been switched to “normal operation”. After a two-year Corona break, there is also an oral Matura again. With additional preparatory hours and the inclusion of the annual grade in the Matura result, there is some additional security for the high school graduates.

Egypt's 2022 Thanaweya Amma final exams postponed for two weeks

August 30, 2022

The Thanaweya Amma (high school) final exams for the academic year 2021/22 will be postponed for two weeks.

More than 1,200 people register for the exams to obtain the ESO and Bachiller degrees

August 30, 2022

A total of 1,212 people have registered to participate in Córdoba in the tests to obtain the title of Graduate in Compulsory Secondary Education (ESO) for people over 18 years of age and Bachelor's degrees for people over 20 years of age, which will take place simultaneously in all provinces.

Northern Ireland Exam board apologises for results delay

August 29, 2022

The OCR exam board has apologised after some students in Northern Ireland failed to receive results.

In Germany, final Abitur exams will take place

August 26, 2022

Without mandatory tests and masks this year, for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, the final exams will take place without strict hygiene measures. However, some schools in the district play it safe.

India Education Ministry To Launch Bachelor Degree Course For Agniveers, Grant 50% Credits For In-Service Training

August 25, 2022

The degree programme offered by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will be recognised both in India and abroad for employment and education.

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