Dutch scrap centralised school leaving exams, diplomas based on course work
September 09, 2020
Original Article: https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2020/03/dutch-scrap-centralised-school-leaving-exams-diplomas-based-on-course-work/
This year’s central school leaving exams, due to start on May 7, have been cancelled, education minister.
This will give schools more time to round off the school exams. Pupils can obtain their school-leaving certificates based on their results on the school exams.
The main secondary school organisations had already called on the government to scrap the exams, saying it would be impossible to organise them in a safe way, given the new measures introduced on Monday to reduce the spread of coronavirus.