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Oral exams return for the Matura in Austria

May 17, 2022

The exam consists of written and oral exams (Mündliche Prüfungen), but in 2020 and 2021, the oral part was canceled due to Covid-19 restrictions. However, the return of the spoken exams is causing protests among Austrian students who say their high school years were hurt by the pandemic and they shouldn’t have to take oral examinations.

Czech Republic Graduation at a glance: What will the tests look like and how do you succeed according to Cermat?

May 17, 2022

The common part of the Matura exam in the form of didactic tests is approaching, This is a brief overview of when the test takes place, how much time you have for it or when you will find out the results.

Latvia not to extend school year into summer 2022

May 16, 2022

Latvia will not extend the duration of the current school year in 2022, according to amendments to the law on the management of the spread of Covid-19 passed by the government on Tuesday, February 22.

India CBSE issues warning against fake notice on term-wise weightage of marks

May 13, 2022

Candidates should remember that all notices regarding board exams and distribution of marks/weightage of different terms will only be issued through the official CBSE website.

Estonia high school students start state exams

May 12, 2022

Students at high schools (Gümnaasium) will be sitting their exams through to May 20 and have a choice of Estonian, Estonian as a second language, math, English, Russian or another recognized foreign-language exam.

Northern Ireland Education Minister Michelle McIlveen ‘confident’ summer exams will return to normal

May 12, 2022

The Northern Ireland Education Minister has said she is “confident school exams should proceed this summer as planned”, with pupils due to sit A-levels, AS levels and GSCEs for the first time in three years.

Oman CBSE board exams to return to single format from next academic year

May 11, 2022

The exam will return to this format from the 2022-23 academic year, with students giving the exam during the 2021-22 year required to write two sets of papers: one in November/December of last year, and the other scheduled for April.

Ireland Leaving Cert exams to run 'as normal' in 2022

May 10, 2022

The Leaving Cert is expected to run “as normal” in 2022, with the Department of Education currently considering potentially running oral exams around the Easter break again this academic year.

Hong Kong university entrance exams will go ahead as scheduled

May 10, 2022

Education chief Kevin Yeung says centres will be set up at the government isolation facility for exam candidates who are close contacts of Covid-19 patients or infected themselves.

Chile new admission test to Ues. will focus on competencies and will have an elective exam in Mathematics

May 09, 2022

The latest version of the transition test will be taken in July, so the new university admission format will debut at the end of 2022. Except for Science, the exams will have 65 questions, which include not only "knowledge", but also the "know how", in order to measure knowledge and skills.

Spain students will face a more flexible EBAU in the next 2 years

May 06, 2022

Courses 21/22 and 22/23 will have a more flexible Baccalaureate Assessment for University Access (EBAU) similar to that of exercise 20/21. The Ministry of Education has proposed to the autonomous communities to maintain during this academic year and the following one the formula used the previous year.

India CMAT 2022: National Testing Agency announces exam date

May 05, 2022

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced the exam date for the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT 2022), which will be held in April 2022.

Flexible and decentralised education at Norway vocational colleges, university colleges and universities

May 05, 2022

The Norwegian Government is seeking to open up the education system to a greater extent. The purpose of this strategy is to increase access to flexible and decentralised high-quality education programmes that are adapted to the various needs of the work force as a whole and of individuals.

The mass resignation at agency behind Brazil's national university entry exam

May 04, 2022

A total of 29 officials have resigned from the Brazilian educational studies institute Inep just two weeks before Brazil’s national university entrance exam Enem is set to take place. The mass resignations have jeopardized this year’s Enem exam 2021.

Moroccan Universities adopted Bachelor System last September

May 03, 2022

Moroccan universities are set to implement the Bachelor system, announced Morocco’s Minister of National Education Said Amzzazi. Moroccan universities initially intended to adopt the Bachelor system for the current academic year, starting in September 2020. But the launch was postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Italy Maturity 2022, the ordinance of the Ministry: two writings, oral and news on the vote

May 03, 2022

These were not easy months for final year students: between advances, requests and various over-the-counter of the MI, the ordinance regulating the entire development of the 2022 maturity was only published on March 14 . With the order, the Minister of Education Patrizio Bianchi confirms both the writings (first and second tests) and the oral interview divided into three phases.

Ukraine strives for freshmen

May 02, 2022

Final exams at Ukrainian schools cannot take place because of the war. Nevertheless, the government tries to admit new students.

Students in the region continue to face testing times

April 29, 2022

According to UNESCO, the education of more than 1.5 billion students in 165 countries was interrupted as a result of university and school closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Spain's new Celaá law forces 1,500 students to change their Baccalaureate in the middle of the course

April 28, 2022

A change in the regulations of the new LOMLOE forces students to start a new modality or change subjects

Thailand students with Covid-19 can sit university aptitude tests with doctor’s consent

April 28, 2022

Government officials have decided that students infected with Covid-19 who need to sit university aptitude tests can do so at specially-prepared sites, if their doctor agrees. Education Minister Treenuch Thienthong says pre-university students, who need to sit the General Aptitude Test/Professional and Academic Aptitude Test, can do so under certain conditions.


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