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Malaysia Education Ministry hosted SPM 2022

May 29, 2023

The 2022 Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examinations was held from Jan 30 to March 15, including the practical science tests, speaking and listening tests as well as written tests.

National exam cooperation with Portugal expanded to 40,000 pupils

May 26, 2023

Portugal’s education minister noted on Monday the “success” of cooperation with the Angolan government, highlighting the project on national exams, which will be extended from a pilot phase to cover 40,000 students.

WAEC Sanctions 13 Secondary Schools in Nigeria Over Exams Malpractice

May 25, 2023

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has sanctioned 13 Secondary Schools in Gombe State over cases of examination malpractice. The director of examinations in the Gombe State Ministry of Education, Ali Yaya, disclosed this during a meeting with principals of secondary schools in the state.

CBSE Released Date Sheets For Class 10 And 12 Examinations

May 24, 2023

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced the board exam dates much in advance for Class 10 and 12 examinations so that students can well prepare for their examinations. As per the timetable, the exams are set to commence on February 15, 2023, for both classes.

In Israel, Minister of Education canceled the reform of the matriculation exams

May 23, 2023

The new Minister of Education, Yoav Kish (Likud), the abolition of the reform concerning the passing of matriculation exams. These innovations were initiated and launched by his predecessor in office, Dr. Yifat Shasha-Biton.

ChatGPT fails because of the Bavarian Abitur in Germany

May 22, 2023

The text generator ChatGPT is subject to tests - in the literal sense. Artificial intelligence did relatively well on the entry exam for US doctors. German final exams are harder to crack.

Spain Ministry of Education backtracks and eliminates the maturity test in the new Selectividad

May 18, 2023

The ministry directed by Pilar Alegría leaves out this controversial test, increases the time of the exams from 90 to 105 minutes and includes a third review.

Hong Kong pupils breathe sigh of relief after core subject DSE exams end, but some say parts too tough

May 17, 2023

Core subject DSE exams in Chinese, English, maths and liberal studies over for university hopefuls. Some pupils say some parts of exams too hard, with maths and English papers singled out as more challenging than previous years.

Saxony's Inflation of the Abitur

May 16, 2023

In Saxony alone, the Abitur in 2022 has almost quintupled compared to 2013. The ministries of education were very accommodating to the students.

France's general and technological baccalaureate: start of the specialty teaching tests

May 15, 2023

The written special education tests (EDS) for the 2023 baccalaureate are held on March 20, 21 and 22, 2023 in mainland France and overseas and since March 13, 2023 in Polynesia and in the French education network at the abroad (AEFE).

ChatGPT allowed in International Baccalaureate essays

May 12, 2023

Schoolchildren are allowed to quote from content created by ChatGPT in their essays, the International Baccalaureate has said. The IB, which offers an alternative qualification to A-levels and Highers, said students could use the chatbot but must be clear when they were quoting its responses.

In Chad, launch of registration for the 2023 Baccalaureate in N'Djamena

May 11, 2023

Candidates admitted to take the baccalaureate are final year students presented by high schools, whose age must not exceed 24 years. For free candidates, they must be at least 25 years old and have already passed the baccalaureate with an average greater than or equal to 05/20.

44,000 DSE pupils take last ever liberal studies test under Hong Kong’s university entrance exams

May 10, 2023

Questions about city’s plastic shopping bag charge and quality of life for elderly residents appear in final exam. Controversial subject soon to be scrapped to make way for revamped syllabus under ‘citizenship and social development’.

China plans to allow foreign universities to independently operate in Hainan FTZ

May 09, 2023

China has released a plan to permit foreign higher education institutions and those from the Hong Kong and Macau special administrative regions and Taiwan to independently set up and run universities and higher vocational schools in the Hainan Free Trade Zone (FTZ).

School exams session in 2023 for Cote d'Ivoire

May 08, 2023

The 2023 school exam calendar was made public by the Ministry of National Education and Literacy. The Elementary Primary Education Certificate (CEPE), the First Cycle Education Certificate (BEPC) and the Baccalaureate (BAC) are the exams concerned by the said schedule.

NWT change the weighting of Grade 12 exams

May 05, 2023

The Northwest Territories is changing the weighting of year-end exams for Grade 12 students for the current school year. They will count for 20% of the final grade, instead of 30%.

Abitur exams in NRW postponed due to technical breakdown keep

May 04, 2023

The high school exams planned for Wednesday in North Rhine-Westphalia have been postponed to Friday at short notice due to massive technical problems.

Final exams again with Corona "bonus" in Hamburg

May 03, 2023

Pupils in Hamburg will once again receive a corona "bonus" this year: Important exams will be made a little easier - just like in the past two years. The school authorities are thus following a decision by the Conference of Ministers of Education.

Jordan 'Tawjihi' to become two-year program starting 2024-2025

May 03, 2023

'Tawjihi,' which is the national general secondary education certificate examination, will become a two-year program starting the academic year (2024/2025), as announced by the Ministry of Education.

Singapore students to enter secondary school via posting groups mapped from current streams; form classes will be mixed

May 02, 2023

This comes after a common Singapore-Cambridge Secondary Education Certificate exam will replace the O-Levels and N-Levels from 2027.


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