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South Africa is seeing a big move to online schools – with new rules incoming

March 01, 2022

Basic Education minister Angie Motshekga says her department is developing a new framework to help regulate the rise of online schools in South Africa.

Singapore students in quarantine or on approved Covid-19 absence may still take national exams

March 01, 2022

Quarantined students will be allowed to take their national examinations this year if they wish to, subject to stringent criteria, said the Ministry of Education (MOE) and Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB).

Japan Association of National Universities set up additional exams

February 28, 2022

Based on the infection status of the new coronavirus, the Japan Association of National Universities held a press conference after the first general meeting on June 14, to secure opportunities to take the individual examinations of this year's national universities, such as setting additional examinations.

Tanzania Form VI Exams: public schools steal show

February 24, 2022

National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) released the 2021 Form VI National Examination results (ACSE), with government schools outshining private schools. This news comes after the country canceled exams early on in the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Japan's Common test problem leaked

February 22, 2022

Minister of Education received the university entrance examination after the female university students who appeared were sent documents because the problem of the common test for university entrance examination that was held in January leaked to the outside during the examination time.

Turkey Ministry of National Education (MEB) conducted monitoring and evaluation exams

February 21, 2022

The Ministry of National Education conducted assessment exams for secondary and high school students in 81 provinces. 201,000 students participated in the monitoring and evaluation exam, which was held for the first time.

South Africa’s School Pass Rate Improves Amid Virus Disruption

February 18, 2022

South Africa’s school pass rate showed a slight improvement in 2021, the second year in which learning was disrupted by restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

Zimbabwe Public Exams Resume Smoothly

February 18, 2022

THE ZIMSEC Ordinary and Advanced Level examinations resumed smoothly yesterday as candidates sat for their first papers after a two-week festive break.

Israel Education Ministry cancels concessions for matriculation exams, parents protest

February 17, 2022

This decision has made parents of the students go out and protest against the ministry's decision. Furthermore, the Education Ministry has not reduced the amount of material for matriculation.

UK A-Level and GCSE exams to go ahead as normal despite disruption

February 16, 2022

Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi states A-level and GCSE exams will go ahead as normal for the first time in two years despite high numbers of teacher absences due to Covid.

Canada BC provincial secondary school exams postponed until spring

February 16, 2022

Provincial assessments scheduled to start for students in grades 10 and 12 have been postponed due to staffing shortages, according to the Ministry of Education.

No change on sessions of Tawjihi supplementary exams

February 15, 2022

The Secretary-General of the Ministry of Education for Educational and Technical Affairs, Nawaf Al-Ajarmeh, confirmed that there is no change in the date of the Tawjihi supplementary exams.

Australia NSW prepares for teacher COVID shortages ahead of schools return

February 14, 2022

NSW is bracing for the immediate impact of Omicron on the state’s classrooms with fears of staff shortages prompting the government to try to entice part-time teachers to take on full-time work in schools. Meanwhile, Education Minister Sarah Mitchell said: “We are not having school closures due to COVID anymore."

For Italy's Maturity 2022, the diploma thesis arrives

February 11, 2022

According to the draft from the Ministry of Education, the exam will be structured in three stages: a written test of Italian of a national nature, common to all study areas; a "diploma thesis", with the subject assigned to graduates by April and returned by May; and an oral interview, structured in several phases.

The New Kenya KCSE Timetable

February 11, 2022

The Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) has released an updated Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) timetable with the official commencement of the much-anticipated exam being in February 2022.

Inep announces dates for the 2022 Enem exams

February 10, 2022

The tests of the Enem (National High School Exam) 2022 will be applied on November 13 and 20, as the Minister of Education, Milton Ribeiro. An ordinance with the dates was published in the DOU (Diário Oficial da União).

Morocco Education Minister Announces New Method to Regulate Teaching Profession

February 09, 2022

Minister Benmoussa maintains that reform is a painful but necessary step forward for Morocco’s education system.

Return to learning delayed and diploma exams cancelled in Alberta province

February 08, 2022

Education Minister Adriana LaGrange said schooling will not begin as originally scheduled to allow school boards additional time to plan for the return of students amid rising COVID-19 numbers. She also announced that Grade 12 diploma exams will be cancelled.

UK GCSE and A-level grade appeals increased almost five-fold in 2021

February 08, 2022

Most appeals challenged teachers’ judgment or the selection of pupils’ work used to determine the result.

Undergraduate Certificates in Australia to continue as a higher education qualification

February 07, 2022

Undergraduate Certificates will continue to be available under the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) for at least the next three and a half years.


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