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Canada’s 13 provincial and territorial governments education recovery plans

June 14, 2022

Each provincial and territorial government is moving forward with varying education recovery plans for the upcoming year.

Record 12M sit for China's annual college entrance exam

June 13, 2022

According to the Ministry of Education, a record 11.93 million people have applied for this year's exam, known as the "gaokao," an increase of 1.15 million from 2021. Aside from a postponement in Shanghai due to COVID-19, the exam kicked off nationwide.

Saber tests return in Colombia as Icfes prepares a massive evaluation to measure the impact of the pandemic

June 10, 2022

Icfes is preparing for a marathon day of exams to assess how the pandemic has affected the quality of education in colleges and schools across the country.

India HSC exams to commence

June 09, 2022

As Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) or Class 12 students of the Maharashtra State Board begin with their first paper for offline exam since the pandemic, many candidates are excited and nervous about the new guidelines issued by the board ahead of the examination.

Kenya Government Announces 2022 KCPE, KCSE Registration Dates

June 08, 2022

The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO), David Njeng’ere, announced that during the registration exercise, parents are expected to ensure their children register for the exams in order to avoid being locked out.

Sweden 2022 National tests will proceed with no leaks

June 07, 2022

For the first time since 2011, national tests have not been leaked before the exams. On the other hand, the national tests have been distributed during the test occasions and afterwards. This is stated by Anders Boman at the National Agency for Education.

South Africa Independent Examinations Board gets green light to publish matric results

June 06, 2022

The Independent Examinations Board (IEB) will continue with the tradition of using media platforms, including newspapers, to publish the results of its matric candidates, as they had received permission to do so.

In 2018, Sweden national tests were abolished - but it is still used

June 06, 2022

The government removed a large part of the national tests in upper secondary school to reduce the workload and stress of teachers and students. But a majority of teachers continue to use the non-compulsory national tests that the National Agency for Education produces.

Ireland's Leaving Cert overhaul: More assessments, new subjects, less focus on written exams

June 03, 2022

Minister for Education Norma Foley has announced major reform of Senior Cycle, including two new subjects, and 40% of grades given for continuous assessment other than written exams.

Most Moroccan Secondary School Students ‘Do Not Deserve To Pass’

June 02, 2022

Grade inflation and poor human resources are some of the factors behind the report’s claims of weaknesses in the Moroccan educational system.

English to Take Center Stage in Morocco’s 2023 Education Reform

June 02, 2022

The new reform reflects a shift in Moroccan education that aims to provide students with the know-how and linguistic skills needed to enter the job market.

Canada Ontario government approves new three-year degrees at colleges

June 01, 2022

The Ontario government's announcement today that colleges can develop new three-year degree programs is a historic breakthrough that ensures more students will acquire the professional expertise to succeed in their careers.

Luxembourg with the highest dropout rate in the last five years

May 31, 2022

Most of these students were boys, in the 9th and 10th grades, and were repeating students, says the Ministry of Education.

Slovakia Government passes law on higher education

May 31, 2022

The government has approved an amendment to the Higher Education Act. The amendment will shorten external studies and adjust the rector's election.

Morocco Works to Support Returning Students from Ukraine to Resume Learning

May 30, 2022

Recently, Morocco established a digital platform to help returning Moroccan students from Ukraine integrate and pursue their education if they wish to resume their education.

Moroccan Students Demand Extension of Online Learning Amid COVID Concerns

May 27, 2022

Amid a furious third wave of COVID infections, many students are speaking out against a return to in-person classes.

Common entrance test won’t affect Boards for India students

May 26, 2022

The Union government’s decision to institute a Common University Entrance Test (CUET) for undergraduate admissions in all central universities will not affect the board examination process, said a top CBSE official.

India CBSE term II board exams begin: Over 7,400 centres, 18 students in a room

May 26, 2022

For the 2021-2022 academic session, the CBSE split its rationalised syllabus in half across two terms and decided to conduct board exams at the end of each.

Czech Republic graduation adjustments should focus on ensuring the quality of examinations

May 25, 2022

According to the Association of Czech Publicists, the discussion on the arrangement of school-leaving examinations should focus mainly on how to ensure quality and functionality control of the school parts of the examination. According to the association, one of the problems of Czech education is that some pupils obtain a high school diploma without a suitable education.

New GCSE exam board texts bring diverse stories to students

May 24, 2022

AQA has introduced four new texts by BAME authors for GCSE drama.


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