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N.W.T. piloting new northern studies course for Grade 12 students

February 20, 2023

The Northwest Territories has begun piloting a new northern studies course for Grade 12 students with an emphasis on reconciliation.

After quake, Syrian schools silent as teachers, students perish

February 17, 2023

The earthquake destroyed more than 115 schools in Syria and damaged hundreds more. More than 100 others were being used as makeshift shelters to host thousands displaced by the earthquake, which brought apartment blocks and even tiny rural homes crashing down on residents' heads.

N.W.T to complete curriculum transition by 2028

February 16, 2023

After using Alberta's education curriculum since the 1950s, the Northwest Territories has outlined the timeline it will use to pivot toward British Columbia's program of studies. By the end of May 2023, the N.W.T. anticipates it will have revised Grade 12 graduation requirements taking into account B.C. courses, a schedule for teacher training on the new material, and draft curriculums for Grades 4-6 and 9.

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.

El Salvador government's articulation and school advancement efforts

February 02, 2023

The Government of President Nayib Bukele is advancing in its efforts to comprehensively improve the education system. During the current administration, the largest investment has been allocated to provide teachers and students with tools that help reduce the digital divide.

70,000 El Salvadorian high school graduates will take the AVANZO test in 2022

February 01, 2023

The test took place from November 14 to 17, reported the Ministry of Education. It will be virtual, although the State portfolio will offer physical tests for students with visual disabilities, deprived of liberty and other cases that require it.

Bolivia President Arce supports the implementation process of the updated educational curriculum

January 31, 2023

During the Extraordinary National Expansion of the Single Teachers of Bolivia of the MAS-IPSP, held at the Ministry of Education, President Luis Arce Catacora expressed his support for the process of implementing the educational curriculum updated, since it ensures that it promotes the objective of the country that its Government has.

Bolivia Minister of Education guarantees the start of classes on February 1

January 31, 2023

The Minister of Education, Edgar Pary Chambi, guaranteed the start of educational activities from next February 1 throughout the country. The authority expressed his full confidence in the vocation of service of his fellow teachers for Bolivian education.

Australian universities to return to ‘pen and paper’ exams after students caught using AI to write essays

January 31, 2023

Australia’s leading universities say redesign of how students are assessed is ‘critical’ in the face of a revolution in computer-generated text

Universities in Hong Kong will require students to pass national education courses before graduating

January 27, 2023

Universities in Hong Kong will require students to pass national education courses before graduating. Broadcasting national achievements on campus and voluntary walking tours among additional initiatives planned by universities to foster identity among students.

Portugal will be one of the few European countries without secondary school completion exams

January 26, 2023

Portugal will be one of the few European countries without secondary school completion exams. End-of-cycle tests also serve to rank candidates for higher education in most European education systems, as has been the case in Portugal since the 1990s.


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