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China plans to allow foreign universities to independently operate in Hainan FTZ

May 09, 2023

China has released a plan to permit foreign higher education institutions and those from the Hong Kong and Macau special administrative regions and Taiwan to independently set up and run universities and higher vocational schools in the Hainan Free Trade Zone (FTZ).

School exams session in 2023 for Cote d'Ivoire

May 08, 2023

The 2023 school exam calendar was made public by the Ministry of National Education and Literacy. The Elementary Primary Education Certificate (CEPE), the First Cycle Education Certificate (BEPC) and the Baccalaureate (BAC) are the exams concerned by the said schedule.

NWT change the weighting of Grade 12 exams

May 05, 2023

The Northwest Territories is changing the weighting of year-end exams for Grade 12 students for the current school year. They will count for 20% of the final grade, instead of 30%.

Abitur exams in NRW postponed due to technical breakdown keep

May 04, 2023

The high school exams planned for Wednesday in North Rhine-Westphalia have been postponed to Friday at short notice due to massive technical problems.

Final exams again with Corona "bonus" in Hamburg

May 03, 2023

Pupils in Hamburg will once again receive a corona "bonus" this year: Important exams will be made a little easier - just like in the past two years. The school authorities are thus following a decision by the Conference of Ministers of Education.

Jordan 'Tawjihi' to become two-year program starting 2024-2025

May 03, 2023

'Tawjihi,' which is the national general secondary education certificate examination, will become a two-year program starting the academic year (2024/2025), as announced by the Ministry of Education.

Singapore students to enter secondary school via posting groups mapped from current streams; form classes will be mixed

May 02, 2023

This comes after a common Singapore-Cambridge Secondary Education Certificate exam will replace the O-Levels and N-Levels from 2027.

Madrid announces new tests so that those over 18 years of age can obtain Secondary

May 01, 2023

The Community of Madrid has convened new free tests so that those over 18 years of age can obtain the Compulsory Secondary Education title with the aim of acquiring the basic elements for their incorporation into subsequent studies or for their labor insertion.

Jordan Education Ministry sets date for 2023 Tawjihi exam

April 28, 2023

The Ministry of Education announced that it has set the date for General Secondary Education Certificate Examination (Tawjihi) for the year 2023.

Icfes 2023: these will be the dates of registration and completion of the exam

April 27, 2023

The Colombian Institute for the Evaluation of Education began the process for the Saber 11 calendar B, Pre Saber and Validation tests.

In Galicia, new dates for the evaluations of ESO, baccalaureate and current course cycles

April 26, 2023

The extraordinary final evaluation sessions for high school students and the first year of basic training cycles and the final evaluation session for compulsory secondary education students must be carried out as of June 22, 2023.

O- and N-Level certificates to be replaced with Singapore-Cambridge Secondary Education Certificate from 2027

April 25, 2023

Starting from 2027, the new Singapore-Cambridge Secondary Education Certificate (SEC) will replace the separate N- and O-Level examinations, said Education Minister Chan Chun Sing during the Committee of Supply debate.

GCE ‘O’ Level results out in Brunei

April 25, 2023

The Ministry of Education (MoE) through the Department of Examinations released the Brunei-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level and International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) October/November 2022 Examination results for thousands of candidates.

In Jordan, Tawjihi complementary session sees 66.9% pass rate

April 21, 2023

The ministry noted that a total of 100,198 students registered for the exams, 85,897 of whom took the exam to complete requirements and 14,301 to increase their average.

Fast-forward for project to support ‘agents of HE reform’ in South Africa

April 20, 2023

From 22 to 24 March, Higher Education Reform Experts – South Africa (HERESA) held a leadership workshop for top university managers to discuss pressing challenges in the sector and identify potential solutions, drawing on national and international case studies.

Prague education is in danger of collapse, thousands of places are missing

April 19, 2023

The mayors of all Prague city districts agreed on a joint procedure for solving the crisis in education at Monday's assembly. According to the mayors, both kindergarten, primary and secondary education in the capital is underfunded, so they are asking the Ministry of Regional Development to create a national subsidy program for Prague schools that works for the rest of the country.

Myanmar faces 80% decrease in students taking matriculation exam

April 18, 2023

The number of Myanmar students who took matriculation exams this year fell to one-fifth of the level during the time of the civilian government led by Aung San Suu Kyi before the military seized power in February 2021.

TOEFL iBT® Enhancements Debuting July 2023

April 17, 2023

As part of its continuous pursuit to create an optimal experience for test takers, ETS announced today a series of exciting TOEFL iBT® enhancements. A shortened TOEFL iBT test for administrations beginning July 26, 2023.

Over 5 Million Students and 750K Teachers to Get Blockchain IDs in Ethiopia

April 14, 2023

In a recent report, the Government of Ethiopia revealed that it had spotted over 200, 000 fake degree certificates. Some of these degrees were offered by university colleges prompting the government to consider invalidating some degree certificates, the majority of which are held by government officials.

India Supreme Court allows medical students a second chance

April 13, 2023

Indian medical students who returned from abroad due to the COVID-19 pandemic, war and other exigencies were in a tizzy following the decision of India’s Supreme Court on 29 March allowing them two attempts to complete the MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) medical degree.


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