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India students to get board results even if they skip one of the two term exams

June 22, 2022

CBSE has said that if a student is not able to take all the exams and fails to appear for one or two papers because of Covid-19, then they may receive the results under a special scheme.

Portugal National Commission for Access to Higher Education aligns positions around secondary exams

June 21, 2022

The representatives of polytechnics and universities, public and private, will align positions on the national secondary education exams. A decision that has been long awaited by students.

Portugal exams return for 9th grade as they will count for access to higher education

June 21, 2022

The Government announced this Thursday that it will extend the exceptional conditions for completing Secondary Education, "with national exams taking place only for the purposes of access to Higher Education". In a statement, the Ministry of Education said that the "9th grade tests for assessment purposes" are back, with no impact on student assessment.

New digital national tests place great demands on Sweden's school leaders

June 20, 2022

The introduction will take place gradually starting in 2024 and will affect thousands of schools and hundreds of thousands of students. Some experimental work has been going on, but the final decision has been postponed a couple of times. There is now a plan from the National Agency for Education.

Phillipines DepEd eyes K-12 curriculum expansion to include global citizenship

June 17, 2022

The Department of Education (DepEd) is set to expand its K to 12 curriculum to integrate topics of inclusivity and global citizenship to equip learners with knowledge and skills to become responsible global citizens.

Sweden phasing out distance education due to the pandemic

June 16, 2022

The government is now beginning to phase out several of the temporary regulations that have applied to schools during the covid-19 pandemic. On 1 April, both schools' opportunity to conduct distance or distance education and the National Agency for Education's opportunity to cancel the national tests will be removed.

Ukraine’s students to return to school in September says Education Ministry

June 16, 2022

This September, students will return to school as the educational process in Ukraine will be launched in offline mode, and pupils and students will have to come to educational institutions, according to the head of the Ministry of Education

Education minister defends plan to get rid of district education councils in Canada N.B.

June 16, 2022

The New Brunswick minister of education is defending a plan to abandon district education councils when the school system's governance structure is overhauled.

14 percent of Czech Republic students did not manage the written graduation

June 16, 2022

Graduates received the results of their written tests. Compared to last year, the number of failed Czech exams has doubled, and every tenth has not passed the course. Optional mathematics was a little better, which every tenth high school student did not master, but last year it was every seventh.

Tentative school exam schedule at issue for Edmonton Public Schools in Alberta, Canada

June 14, 2022

The 2023-24 school year for Edmonton Public Schools will not include more time off for religious holidays unless the province adjusts the tentative exam schedule.

Canada’s 13 provincial and territorial governments education recovery plans

June 14, 2022

Each provincial and territorial government is moving forward with varying education recovery plans for the upcoming year.

Record 12M sit for China's annual college entrance exam

June 13, 2022

According to the Ministry of Education, a record 11.93 million people have applied for this year's exam, known as the "gaokao," an increase of 1.15 million from 2021. Aside from a postponement in Shanghai due to COVID-19, the exam kicked off nationwide.

Saber tests return in Colombia as Icfes prepares a massive evaluation to measure the impact of the pandemic

June 10, 2022

Icfes is preparing for a marathon day of exams to assess how the pandemic has affected the quality of education in colleges and schools across the country.

India HSC exams to commence

June 09, 2022

As Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) or Class 12 students of the Maharashtra State Board begin with their first paper for offline exam since the pandemic, many candidates are excited and nervous about the new guidelines issued by the board ahead of the examination.

Kenya Government Announces 2022 KCPE, KCSE Registration Dates

June 08, 2022

The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO), David Njeng’ere, announced that during the registration exercise, parents are expected to ensure their children register for the exams in order to avoid being locked out.

Sweden 2022 National tests will proceed with no leaks

June 07, 2022

For the first time since 2011, national tests have not been leaked before the exams. On the other hand, the national tests have been distributed during the test occasions and afterwards. This is stated by Anders Boman at the National Agency for Education.

South Africa Independent Examinations Board gets green light to publish matric results

June 06, 2022

The Independent Examinations Board (IEB) will continue with the tradition of using media platforms, including newspapers, to publish the results of its matric candidates, as they had received permission to do so.

In 2018, Sweden national tests were abolished - but it is still used

June 06, 2022

The government removed a large part of the national tests in upper secondary school to reduce the workload and stress of teachers and students. But a majority of teachers continue to use the non-compulsory national tests that the National Agency for Education produces.

Ireland's Leaving Cert overhaul: More assessments, new subjects, less focus on written exams

June 03, 2022

Minister for Education Norma Foley has announced major reform of Senior Cycle, including two new subjects, and 40% of grades given for continuous assessment other than written exams.

Most Moroccan Secondary School Students ‘Do Not Deserve To Pass’

June 02, 2022

Grade inflation and poor human resources are some of the factors behind the report’s claims of weaknesses in the Moroccan educational system.


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