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In Spain, one in four young people only has compulsory education

December 29, 2023

The Community reaches the lowest percentage in the historical series since 2002, when it stood at 35.3%, although it is still almost double the average of OECD countries, of 14%

Cantabria Governing Council approves several agreements to promote free educational resources and curricular materials

December 28, 2023

The Government Council has approved agreements with several local entities for the Educational Resources Program in the current school year and thus promote the progressive free-of-charge of curricular materials.

Mazón assures that the music subject will once again be mandatory in ESO in 2024

December 28, 2023

The president of the Generalitat, Carlos Mazón , that the subject of music will no longer be a "mary" in compulsory secondary education and will be a mandatory subject starting next year to continue "training our young people."

A new Curriculum Design for Youth Secondary Education will be implemented in Argentina

December 27, 2023

In a meeting with directors, details were transmitted about this initiative that focuses on more participatory pedagogical methods adapted to the needs of young people, with the firm intention of promoting their active involvement in their own learning and comprehensive development.

Turkey Minister of National Education Tekin: We are working for a curriculum change to cover all classes

December 26, 2023

Minister Tekin emphasized that according to the law, there must be an interview in teacher appointments, and that the interview system is already continuing since there is no legal change, and said, "Therefore, it is currently a legal obligation to have an oral exam in teacher recruitment." he said.

Mendoza province of Argentina, registration for secondary education begins

December 26, 2023

Through memoranda 476, 480 and 483, the General Directorate of Schools (DGE) announced the start of registration for the first year of secondary education of the 2024 school year in the province of Mendoza .

More than 73,000 high school students will take the AVANZO 2023 test in El Salvador

December 25, 2023

The evaluation will be carried out in digital format. The instruments will be applied on November 15 and 16. The results will be sent on December 11, 2023.

CZ Education minister seeking extra funds to avert nationwide strike action

December 22, 2023

Education Minister Mikuláš Bek wants to seek additional funds for his sector at a meeting with coalition partners, the ctk news agency reported.

Portugal Minister of Education extends learning recovery plan

December 21, 2023

The Minister of Education, João Costa, extended the measures of the learning recovery plan after only 60% of schools had applied. Some deputies criticized the minister's decision during the parliamentary committee on Education and Science.

Minister of Education says there will be no change to Brazil's Enem in the coming years

December 20, 2023

The Minister of Education, Camilo Santana, confirmed that there will be no changes to the National High School Exam (Enem). Asked about the reform of secondary education, he said that a bill proposing changes to the model, which is in its second year of validity, should be sent to Congress later this month.

Guard the integrity of Kenya's national exams

December 19, 2023

In mid-October, a parliamentary probe revealed that cheating and attempts to gain undue advantage and score great results had resulted in parents and school administrators devising every method to beat the system.

Mass failure in Ethiopia's national exam calls for urgent intervention

December 18, 2023

Only 3.2% or 27,267 of the 845,099 students who wrote Ethiopia’s 2023 national school-leaving examination from July to August 2023 achieved the required 50% to qualify for tertiary education, the ministry of education recently announced.

Accommodation prepared for national exam candidates in Cambodia

December 15, 2023

Authorities in some provinces have announced the provision of free accommodation for students from remote areas who are taking this year’s high school Baccalaureate exams. The examinations are held on October 6 and 7 with results announced in November.

Paper registration for BEM & BAC 2024 in Algeria: dates and procedures revealed

December 15, 2023

The Ministry of National Education recently announced the start of the registration period for the Brevet d'Enseignement Intermediate (BEM) and Baccalaureate exams for the 2024 session. According to the official press release, registrations will begin by a few days and candidates will have 1 month to complete the online process.

Registration open for Saber 11 Test in 2024

December 13, 2023

The registration process is available and will be enabled until January 11, 2024, while the registration and extraordinary collection will be extended until January 19.

Agreements for system support ready for the upper secondary school in Sweden

December 12, 2023

The education administration has signed an agreement with Infomentor and Tietoevry on system support. In the fall of 2024, the city of Stockholm's upper secondary schools will start using the digital supports. It also means that the schools will no longer use certain systems in the school platform, as the agreements for these expire.

South Korea Education Ministry announces plan to reduce choice on college entrance exam from 2028

December 11, 2023

The Education Ministry announced the 2028 college admission plans, emphasizing the primary goal of the changes is to improve the fairness of the College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT).

PAES 2024 Calendar: Test dates and everything you need to know

December 08, 2023

The Undersecretariat of Higher Education and the Department of Educational Evaluation, Measurement and Registration (DEMRE) reported that there were 287,541 registered to take the Regular PAES on November 27, 28 and 29.

The introduction of centrally corrected national tests is accelerated in Sweden

December 07, 2023

There are big differences in how different teachers assess the national tests. Therefore, the government wants to make it possible to introduce centrally corrected national tests earlier than planned. The government proposes that SEK 133 million be set aside for 2024 for the work of introducing digital and centrally corrected national tests.

Digital national secondary education exams advance this year in a pilot project

December 06, 2023

The president of IAVE guarantees that he will assume responsibility if something does not go well with the process of national tests in digital format.

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