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2,179 Egyptian students in Ukraine file for transfer to Egyptian universities

April 05, 2022

A total of 2,179 Egyptian students enrolled in Ukrainian universities have filled out a government form to transfer to private and national Egyptian universities, Minister of Emigration Nabila Makram.

Kenya KCSE, KCPE Candidates in Areas Hit by Insecurity to Get Special Consideration During Marking

April 05, 2022

Education CS George Magoha has assured candidates studying in insecurity prone areas that KNEC would consider their plight when marking the national exams.

Michigan to end essay test and bar SAT scores from transcripts

April 04, 2022

The Michigan House voted to nix the essay portion of the SAT and remove standardized test scores from public school transcripts. Both bills passed the House 104-1 and now head to the Senate.

CSU officially drops SAT and ACT from admissions process in major move

April 04, 2022

Trustees of California State University, the largest four-year university system in the nation, agreed to permanently drop the SAT and ACT standardized tests in its admissions process, solidifying the state’s national role in eliminating the high-stakes exams because of equity concerns.

Taliban cancels education for girls beyond sixth grade, despite its pledge not to

April 01, 2022

Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers unexpectedly decided against reopening schools to girls above sixth grade, reneging on a promise and opting to appease their hard-line base at the expense of further alienating the international community.

Nigeria, WAEC announces immediate release of withheld results of exonerated candidates

March 31, 2022

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has announced the immediate release of withheld results of exonerated candidates in the 2020 and 2021 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

Kenya Education Cabinet urges private primary, secondary schools to invest in CBC classes

March 30, 2022

As the government continues to implement construction of Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) classrooms in public secondary schools across the country, Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha has urged private secondary school owners to start investing in new classrooms to also accommodate Junior Secondary School students.

Egypt to apply new bifurcated system for high school students as of 2022

March 30, 2022

Egypt’s Education Minister Tarek Shawki said that a new bifurcated education system will be applied for high school students as of the next academic year, a step that aims to improve the pre-university stage of education.

Many European Universities Are Helping Ukrainian Students – Here’s How

March 29, 2022

Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, which caused about 780 fatalities for less than 30 days, about 3.1 million people were forced to flee their home country, leave their loved ones and give up jobs and studies to seek international protection in European countries.

Polish universities rally to support Ukrainian refugees

March 28, 2022

More than 2.5 million Ukrainians have left their country in the two weeks since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began on 24 February. Most of them, nearly 1.5 million, crossed into Poland, which has a 330 mile long common border with Ukraine and is a member of the European Union.

Kenya KCPE, KCSE exams to start smoothly despite strike threats by teachers

March 25, 2022

Education Cabinet Secretary Prof. George Magoha, has assured that the national exams set to start in about a week to come, will go on smoothly despite a strike threat by teachers over a salary dispute.

International students went to Ukraine to study. Now many worry they can't escape

March 25, 2022

As international students desperately seek an escape, many Ukrainians are trying to flee their homeland.

Registrations for the Madagascar baccalaureate closed

March 25, 2022

The 2022 baccalaureate session will be held from July 18 to 22, 2022 for all series and specialties. In the week of July 25 to 28, 2022, it will continue with the second part of the tests for the technological, technical and professional series.

Baccalaureate session 2021 in Niger: 17,829 admitted out of 78,372 candidates

March 24, 2022

In Niger, 17,829 candidates are declared admitted out of 78,372 candidates who wrote the baccalaureate exams in Niger in the 2021 session, i.e. a success rate of 22.75%, announced the Minister of Higher Education and Research, Professor Mamoudou Djibo.

Over 2.1 million students to return to schools in Jordan

March 22, 2022

The Secretary-General of the Ministry of Education for Administrative and Financial Affairs Najwa Qubeilat the Ministry is keen to resume in-person education in schools, and at the same time preserve the health of students and teachers by following the health protocol in coordination with the Health Ministry and the National Center for Security and Crisis Management (NCSCM).

Chad ONECS announces the date of registration for the 2022 baccalaureate

March 21, 2022

The National Office for Higher Education Examinations and Competitions (ONECS) informs the free candidates for the baccalaureate session 2022 that registrations will start in March 2022.

Nigeria WAEC - COVID-19, Insecurity Increased Cost of Conducting 2021 Exam

March 18, 2022

With discussions ongoing among the five-member countries of the West African Examinations Council for the possible return of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination to its original period of May/June, ahead of this year’s examination, the Head of Nigerian Office, Mr. Patrick Areghan stressed the importance of early registration of candidates.

Japan's transformation to a university that emphasizes graduation rather than entrance exams

March 17, 2022

With the introduction of online classes, Japanese universities will be given more weight to graduate than entrance exams.

UK Government exams chief: 2022 test changes will not advantage more able pupils

March 17, 2022

Changes to 2022 GCSE and A-level exams will not make them easier for more able pupils, the head of the Government exam regulator has said.

Toronto school board says high-school students will not be affected by lower grades of January

March 16, 2022

Students and experts say they’re pleased Canada’s largest school board won’t let lower grades in the last stretch of the first semester of this academic year affect high-school students’ marks, after the period was disrupted by the latest wave of COVID-19.


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