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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.

Education resumes in Sudan, including exams

July 20, 2022

The Director-General of the Ministry of Education in North Darfur, announced the resumption of studies in all schools in the state as of next Sunday, with exams to start for all education levels. Education throughout Sudan has been disrupted in recent months after strikes over pay and security issues.

Microcredentials: A new category of education is rising in the US

July 19, 2022

At the core of the traditional higher education system is a degree. However, over the past decade, enrolment in four-year degree programmes has steadily declined in the United States and, more recently, this trend has spilled over into emerging markets. A new category of structured education was on the rise, offering smaller learning units with the potential of achieving a faster return on investment.

Hong Kong to include Korean in university entrance exam

July 19, 2022

French, Spanish, German, Japanese, Hindi and Urdu are currently offered as part of the foreign language category of the city’s university entrance exam. From 2025, students will be able to submit scores from the Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK), which is a Korean language test for non-native speakers.


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