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Over 1,200,000 candidates sit for NECO in Nigeria

November 03, 2022

The Registrar of the National Examinations Council, Prof. Dantani Wushishi, has said a total of 1,209,000 candidates are sitting the 2022 Senior School Certificate Examination.

Spain's maturity test that will be worth 75% of the Selectivity and will integrate several subjects

November 02, 2022

The implementation of the new Selectivity will be done from the 2023/2024 academic year and will be gradual until it is completely applied in 2026/2027.

In Chile, more than 275 thousand people registered to take the first PAES

November 01, 2022

The new Higher Education Access Test will be held on November 28, 29 and 30 without separate groups.

Korea Ministry brings back academic evaluation testing

October 31, 2022

The Ministry of Education announced its plan for improving the basic academic skills of students, under the notion that the state must ensure a certain level of scholastic achievement for all students.

A third of 2022 HKDSE students apply for results recheck

October 28, 2022

Out of the 2022 Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education exam candidates, 15,815, or 33 percent of students, applied for their results to be rechecked and remarked.

In Palestine, the success rate in the Tawjihi exam reaches over 68 percent

October 27, 2022

Success rate for Palestinian students who sat this year for the Tawjihi high school general matriculation exam has reached 68.12 percent. It said announcing the results for 85,302 students who sat for the exam out of which 58,107 have passed that the exam went well in all of the Palestinian territories.

GCSE exams head back to normality in 2023 in UK

October 26, 2022

GCSE, AS, and A level exams in England will largely return to pre-pandemic arrangements next summer as young people continue to recover from the pandemic. In line with the plans set out last September, Ofqual has confirmed a return to pre-pandemic grading in 2023.

Indonesia's 2022 National Assessment Schedule

October 25, 2022

Since 2021, the Minister of Education, Culture, Research and Technology (Mendikbudristek) Nadiem Makarim has officially replaced the National Examination (UN) into the National Assessment (AN). The 2022 Computer-Based National Assessment (ANBK) will start from September to November 2022.

In Jordan, no new changes to Tawjihi system

October 25, 2022

There is no change to the system of the General Secondary Educational Certificate Examination, commonly known as Tawjihi, in the upcoming scholastic year starting in the fall.

Mexico Ministry of Public Education announces 2022-2023 school calendar

October 24, 2022

The Ministry of Public Education revealed the official school calendar for the 2022-2023 school year , with which students and teachers can already know when the summer vacations will end and when the next bridges and holidays will be.

Philippines DepEd is ‘all set’ to open schools

October 20, 2022

Three weeks before classes for School Year (SY) 2022-2023 formally start, the Department of Education (DepEd) expressed readiness to open its schools nationwide.

GCSE and A-level grades to fall to pre-Covid levels in England

October 20, 2022

GCSE, AS and A-level grades are set to fall in England next year, the exams watchdog Ofqual has confirmed. They will be "much closer" to pre-pandemic levels after three years of adjustments, said Dr Jo Saxton, its chief regulator.

72.1% Of Malaysians Do Not Want To Further Their Studies After SPM

October 19, 2022

Government statistics have found that 72.1% of Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) graduates do not want to continue their studies after secondary school.

Problems With Albanian Education Continue as Number of Graduates Continues to Fall

October 18, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the education sector in Albania with official data sounding the alarm that the number of students graduating from school is declining. The Gross Graduation Ratio is defined by the number of graduates at a certain age who graduate from a specific level, for example high school or university.

India Maharashtra Board HSC 12th Result 2022: 94.22 % students pass

October 17, 2022

In Maharashtra, 94.22 percent of students pass the HSC exam. The state's passing percentage has come down by 5.41 percent compared to the previous year, when there was no exam due to covid. A total of 10,047 students scored above 90 per cent in the state

Korea national education committee yet to set sail

October 14, 2022

The launch of a national education committee is being stalled as related bodies dispute the right to recommend members. The committee, tasked with deliberating on long-term education policy, was initially scheduled to be launched in July.

Australia HSC students turn away from harder English subjects in record numbers

October 13, 2022

HSC students are increasingly shying away from extension English courses with thousands fewer selecting the subjects compared with more than a decade ago.

Sri Lanka school education to be reformed to meet international standards

October 13, 2022

A long-awaited revolutionary approach to the national education system is now to be launched next year by introducing the world renowned STEAM education framework with a sturdy focus on subjects of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics to teach students how to think critically, solve problems and use creativity, in their mindset that prepares them to work in career areas that are predicted to experience significant growth.

Number of temporary teachers in NSW schools of Australia almost doubles in a decade

October 11, 2022

The number of temporary teachers working in NSW public schools has almost doubled in a decade as experts warn surging insecure and short-term contracts are driving graduates away from the profession.

In Czech Republic, multi-year high schools managed the school leaving exams best

October 10, 2022

This year, as in previous years, high school students performed best in the school-leaving exams, especially from multi-year high schools. 0.9 percent failed the eight-year exam and 1.3 percent failed the six-year exam, while 2.4 percent failed the four-year exam. On the contrary, 30.1 percent of pupils failed in non-technical fields of study.

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