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The reform of the matriculation exams starts in Israel

September 01, 2022

n Israel, the reform of the matriculation exams (bagrut) is starting , designed to simplify the examination of high school students in a number of humanitarian disciplines.

Israel Ministry of Education tightens sanctions for fraud in matriculation exams

September 01, 2022

The Director-General of the Israel Ministry of Education has issued a new circular providing for a significant increase in penalties for fraud in matriculation examinations.

Austria Matura 2022: Everything back to “normal”

August 31, 2022

The Matura process at secondary schools has now also been switched to “normal operation”. After a two-year Corona break, there is also an oral Matura again. With additional preparatory hours and the inclusion of the annual grade in the Matura result, there is some additional security for the high school graduates.

Egypt's 2022 Thanaweya Amma final exams postponed for two weeks

August 30, 2022

The Thanaweya Amma (high school) final exams for the academic year 2021/22 will be postponed for two weeks.

More than 1,200 people register for the exams to obtain the ESO and Bachiller degrees

August 30, 2022

A total of 1,212 people have registered to participate in Córdoba in the tests to obtain the title of Graduate in Compulsory Secondary Education (ESO) for people over 18 years of age and Bachelor's degrees for people over 20 years of age, which will take place simultaneously in all provinces.

Northern Ireland Exam board apologises for results delay

August 29, 2022

The OCR exam board has apologised after some students in Northern Ireland failed to receive results.

In Germany, final Abitur exams will take place

August 26, 2022

Without mandatory tests and masks this year, for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, the final exams will take place without strict hygiene measures. However, some schools in the district play it safe.

India Education Ministry To Launch Bachelor Degree Course For Agniveers, Grant 50% Credits For In-Service Training

August 25, 2022

The degree programme offered by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will be recognised both in India and abroad for employment and education.

GCSE and A-level exams 2022: What you need to know

August 24, 2022

For the first time since the pandemic began, students are sitting exams across the UK. Pupils faced major disruption to their studies because of Covid and are getting help to make up for lost learning.

Ireland's Leaving Cert results delayed

August 24, 2022

This year's Leaving Certificate results will be made available to students in September.

Secondary schools in Hong Kong close ranks to appeal for class size reduction amid fall in pupil numbers

August 23, 2022

All secondary schools in city say class numbers should be frozen and sizes reduced as pupil numbers decline. Teachers’ groups accuse government of failure to act in the face of ‘incessant and significant’ drop in pupil numbers.

Hong Kong to include Korean in DSE university entrance exam from 2025 amid K-Culture boom

August 23, 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.

Ten thousand students chosen for PISA test in Portugal

August 22, 2022

Since March 2 of this year, around 10,600 students between the ages of 15 and 16 have been chosen to take the PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) tests in 231 Portuguese schools.

Philippines school opening to push through

August 19, 2022

Amid existing and emerging challenges, the school opening for public schools will push through on Aug. 22, says the Department of Education (DepEd). More than 15.2 million learners are enrolled for School Year (SY) 2022-2023.

Qatar to support Lebanon’s collapsing education sector

August 18, 2022

Qatar has reportedly promised Lebanon to help support its collapsing education sector amid ongoing economic issues.

Thousands sitting Leaving and Junior certificate exams in Ireland

August 17, 2022

After two years of severe disruption, this year marks the first full return to traditional written June exams.

Philippines DepEd strengthens climate education in K to 12 curriculum

August 17, 2022

The Department of Education (DepEd) reiterated its commitment to strengthening climate education in the basic education curriculum.

In Czech Republic, the number of schools with matriculation courses is decreasing

August 17, 2022

In the Czech Republic, there are now fewer schools with matriculation courses than there were when the state matriculation was introduced in 2011. The decrease is probably also related to demographic development and the decrease in the number of secondary school students due to lower birth rates.

Ukrainian students also apply for a four-year graduation course in Czech Republic

August 15, 2022

According to information from the company Cermat, which organizes uniform entrance exams, 1,281 refugees from Ukraine applied for high school graduation courses throughout the Czech Republic. The vast majority of them want to get into four-year courses, only 33 applications were submitted to multi-year grammar schools.

This year's Poland Matura exam was better because it was a stationary year

August 12, 2022

This year's baccalaureate was better than last year's, because it was a full-time year, high school graduates were preparing for high school finals together with their teachers, said Minister of Education and Science Przemysław Czarnek.


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