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Inces strengthens its internationalist character by delivering high school degrees in Ecuador

December 05, 2023

This initiative demonstrates the ability of Inces to serve compatriots abroad and enhance their skills, facilitating their job placement.

South Koreans Take First Mask-Free College Exam Since Pandemic

December 04, 2023

Half a million South Koreans sat for the annual nationwide college entrance exam, the first time in four years that the exam, often considered life-defining in the highly competitive society, has taken place free of pandemic rules.

Brazil Minister of Education rules out canceling Enem after images of the test were leaked prematurely

December 04, 2023

Minister stated that these were "one-off occurrences" and that the PF is investigating to provide a response

Singapore MOE announces school terms and holidays for 2024

December 01, 2023

The 2024 academic year will begin on Jan 2 for MOE kindergarten, primary, secondary and post-secondary schools.

Algeria Bans French Educational Curriculum amid Worsening Disputes with Paris

December 01, 2023

Algeria’s Ministry of Education has warned more than 500 private schools against using the French curriculum, threatening to resort to the judiciary in the event of non-compliance with the decision, which comes in the context of the conflict between the two countries over the history of France’s colonial past in Algeria.

Design thinking skills needed for the future workforce - Singapore’s education ministry

December 01, 2023

In his opening address, Singapore’s Minister for Education, Chan Chun Sing, shared how Singapore could use design thinking to its strategic advantage.

Leaving Cert reforms: Teacher-based assessment dropped due to impact of AI

November 30, 2023

Norma Foley has suspended plans to have parts of the Leaving Cert assessed by teachers, citing the potential impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on education.

Ireland Leaving Cert cheats have 594 grades permanently withheld

November 30, 2023

The State Exams Commission (SEC) has permanently withheld almost 600 grades from students found to be cheating in their Leaving Certificate over the last 10 years, figures provided to the Irish Examiner show.

Saber 11 Test 2023: mathematics and English, the subjects with the lowest scores

November 29, 2023

The results of the 2023 Saber 11 tests were published by an analysis by Icfes, in which it was known that more than half of the students evaluated were below the national average of 257 points.

Thousands of teachers strike as SA government gets an 'F' on revised pay offer

November 28, 2023

Thousands of striking teachers have marched on South Australia's parliament house to demand better pay and conditions as relations between the union and the government curdle.

Brazil Minister of Education presents to Lula reform project for the "New Secondary Education

November 27, 2023

The Minister of Education, Camilo Santana, met this afternoon with President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT) to present a bill that proposes a reform in the so-called "New Secondary Education". The text will be sent to the National Congress in the coming days and brings as a novelty the increase in the minimum workload, the resumption of mandatory subjects, such as Sociology and Philosophy.

Electronic secondary school entrance exams are at risk in CZ

November 27, 2023

The system was supposed to be prepared by a competing company, but it failed the tender. Therefore, Cermat must prepare the complete system by its own efforts, by the end of the year.

Bangladesh HSC results to be published 26 Nov

November 24, 2023

A total of 1,359,342 students — 688,887 boys and 670,455 girls — registered for this year's HSC exams, 155,935 more than the previous year.

Additional support materials for GCSE exams in 2024

November 24, 2023

Students set to sit their GCSE exams in 2024 could receive additional support materials, as the Department for Education (DfE) asks Ofqual to make arrangements to continue providing formulae and equation sheets for one more year.

Pupils in England could sit digital GCSE exams from 2026 under proposals

November 23, 2023

On-screen assessments are more inclusive and environmentally sustainable, a report by England’s largest exam board suggests. Pupils in England could be assessed digitally in some of their GCSE and A-level exams under proposals.

In CZ, schools are supposed to cut back on seminars and internships

November 22, 2023

Due to budget cuts, schools should limit the number of teaching hours, so that there will be less time for gifted, more narrowly focused pupils, but also for preparation for entrance exams or graduation.

In Algeria, end of year exams: registration begins on November 21

November 21, 2023

Registration for the Middle School Certificate (BEM) and Baccalaureate exams (2024 session) will begin Tuesday, November 21, 2023 and will last until December 21, 2023, the Ministry of National Education indicated on Monday in a communicated.

70,000 HSC Students Begin Final Exams in NSW

November 21, 2023

Close to 70,000 HSC students are putting pen to paper as the start of the 2023 HSC written exams officially kicks off with English Paper 1.

In South Australia, Year 12 students to start final exams

November 21, 2023

More than 12,200 South Australian SACE students are nearing the end of their secondary school education when they sit their final Year 12 exams.

Icfes tests: these are the new skills that will be measured in students

November 21, 2023

Within the framework of the 10th edition of the Leaders for Education Summit, Elizabeth Blandón, director of Icfes, announced that they will integrate new tests to measure the learning of young Colombians.

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