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In Hungary, graduation exams begins

August 09, 2022

This year's high school graduation exam period begins with the written Hungarian language and literature, during which approximately 114,700 students are expected to take the high school graduation exam at 1,162 locations, the Education Office announced.

CBSE Class 10, 12 Results: Girls Outshine Boys Again, Pass Percentage Up Against Pre-Pandemic Year

August 08, 2022

Girls outshone boys in the CBSE Class 10 and 12 exams which saw a pass percentage of 94.4 and 92.71 respectively.

Germany Simplifies Conditions For Admission To Universities For Ukrainian Refugees

August 05, 2022

It is now easier for Ukrainian refugees to enter German universities. This applies to those who studied their last year at school in Ukraine, but because of the full-scale Russian invasion, could not pass the final exams and receive a certificate, as well as those who started studying at a Ukrainian university, but did not complete the first year for the same reason.

Interest in the high school diploma in mathematics has declined again in Czech Republic

August 04, 2022

The popularity of mathematics among high school graduates continues to decline. This year, 17 percent of students applied for the state didactic test, ie about two percentage points less than last year. Others preferred a foreign language, most students traditionally chose English. The share of those registered for it increased compared to last year from 78 percent to 80.3 percent.

The 1st Primary School and the High School of Gargaliani will participate in the Greek PISA exams

August 04, 2022

Six schools in Messinia are included in the 600 primary and secondary schools that will participate in the Greek PISA exams.

Hong Kong students in mainland get to sit DSE exams from 2024

August 03, 2022

Mainland students can sit the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education exams from 2024 and they can do the written tests needed to enter university from across the border. The Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority said yesterday it has received applications from schools in the mainland to participate.

All ESO students will be able to study philosophy next year in Spain

August 03, 2022

The 17 autonomies will offer the subject as an elective in the third or fourth year of secondary school. With the new curriculum, in addition, the subjects related to the discipline will increase from one to three.

University in Serbia discusses introduction of the state baccalaureate, but suggests a transitional period

August 02, 2022

The University of Belgrade generally supports the state graduation exam, which should be introduced in the education system in 2023/24. year, but proposes a transitional period of three to four years in which the state matriculation and entrance exams would take place in parallel.

In 2025, Portugal national tests and exams will all be online

August 02, 2022

National tests and exams for elementary and secondary students will be carried out directly on computers in 2025, according to a plan by the Instituto de Avaliação Educativa (IAVE) that this year starts with a pilot project in some schools.

Italy Maturita 2022, what to do after the first and second exam

August 01, 2022

Tips for those who are waiting for the grades of the first and second tests of the Maturita 2022. Included is the oral maturita evaluation grid.

Trial online BEL exams for Bulgaria high school seniors

July 29, 2022

The exams will be in accordance with the new format of the Ministry of Education and Culture.

Hong Kong DSE 2022 changes to English exam draws mixed response from students

July 28, 2022

Changes to this year’s Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (DSE) English exams have drawn mixed responses from students, with some saying they struggled to finish the reading test due to the additional questions, and others welcoming the adjustments.

Spain's "star" modality of the new configuration of the Baccalaureate

July 28, 2022

The General modality will incorporate scientific, humanistic, socioeconomic and artistic subjects.

Denmark public committee set grade requirements

July 27, 2022

A public Danish committee will set requirements for grade requirements in public higher education.

WAEC set to release withheld results, punishes offenders

July 26, 2022

Earlier in November 2021, WAEC had announced that the results of 170,146 candidates were withheld in connection with various reported cases of examination malpractice.

Germany DAAD launches platform for Ukrainians

July 26, 2022

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has launched an online platform aiming to help 100,000 Ukrainian students and researchers continue their studies or academic careers in Germany.

Mölltorp, Sweden had first digital national tests

July 25, 2022

While waiting for the National Agency for Education to come out with its own digital platform - it is delayed until, at the moment, in 2024 - the municipality of Karlsborg has taken the opportunity to start training on what will then be mandatory; for example, to conduct digital national tests.

Philippines DepEd proposes start of school year on August 22

July 22, 2022

The Department of Education (DepEd) said Tuesday that it is looking at opening the school year 2022- 2023 on August 22 as it eyes blended learning with more in-person classes.

More than 148,000 Portugal students enrolled for high school exams

July 21, 2022

This year, there are more than 148,000 students enrolled in the exams - three less than last year and the majority (57%) answered in the registration forms that they will not be candidates for Higher Education.

Czech Republic Matura and Graduation is approaching

July 21, 2022

Students in Czech Republic are preparing to take their Matura exams and proceed with graduation for four-year graduation courses.


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