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Lecturer detects bot use in one-fifth of assessments as concerns mount over AI in exams in Australia

February 06, 2023

Deakin University’s Sally Brandon says technology ‘not going away’ as educators strive to adapt to use of software such as ChatGPT.

El Salvador school year begins on February 6 and will be 100% face-to-face

February 06, 2023

After three years with restrictions due to covid-19, this 2023 classes will be 100% face-to-face, MINED said yesterday. Private schools start the school year on January 16.

Australia's schools reform to follow poor report card

February 03, 2023

The Australian government responds to report that almost 90,000 students not meeting the minimum standards for reading or numeracy.

El Salvador government's articulation and school advancement efforts

February 02, 2023

The Government of President Nayib Bukele is advancing in its efforts to comprehensively improve the education system. During the current administration, the largest investment has been allocated to provide teachers and students with tools that help reduce the digital divide.

70,000 El Salvadorian high school graduates will take the AVANZO test in 2022

February 01, 2023

The test took place from November 14 to 17, reported the Ministry of Education. It will be virtual, although the State portfolio will offer physical tests for students with visual disabilities, deprived of liberty and other cases that require it.

Bolivia President Arce supports the implementation process of the updated educational curriculum

January 31, 2023

During the Extraordinary National Expansion of the Single Teachers of Bolivia of the MAS-IPSP, held at the Ministry of Education, President Luis Arce Catacora expressed his support for the process of implementing the educational curriculum updated, since it ensures that it promotes the objective of the country that its Government has.

Bolivia Minister of Education guarantees the start of classes on February 1

January 31, 2023

The Minister of Education, Edgar Pary Chambi, guaranteed the start of educational activities from next February 1 throughout the country. The authority expressed his full confidence in the vocation of service of his fellow teachers for Bolivian education.

Australian universities to return to ‘pen and paper’ exams after students caught using AI to write essays

January 31, 2023

Australia’s leading universities say redesign of how students are assessed is ‘critical’ in the face of a revolution in computer-generated text

Universities in Hong Kong will require students to pass national education courses before graduating

January 27, 2023

Universities in Hong Kong will require students to pass national education courses before graduating. Broadcasting national achievements on campus and voluntary walking tours among additional initiatives planned by universities to foster identity among students.

Portugal will be one of the few European countries without secondary school completion exams

January 26, 2023

Portugal will be one of the few European countries without secondary school completion exams. End-of-cycle tests also serve to rank candidates for higher education in most European education systems, as has been the case in Portugal since the 1990s.

Spain's new selectivity is postponed until the academic year 2027-2028

January 25, 2023

The new model of Evaluation of the Baccalaureate for University Access , better known as EBAU or selectivity , which the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training (MEFP) had proposed to launch in the 2026-2027 academic year, will be extended for another year .

Feds investigate the Puerto Rico Department of Education

January 24, 2023

Agents from the Office of the Inspector General of the federal Department of Education, arrived at the offices of the Department of Education to fill out a request for information.

HSC Fail - NSW investigates how Higher School Certificate results published early

January 23, 2023

An investigation is underway into how students’ Higher School Certificate results were published early.

Use of Grammarly in Year 12 English exams advantages some Australian students

January 20, 2023

South Australian regulatory board considering whether it should continue to allow access to the writing assistance program

New grading in Sweden - "Positive that overall assessment determines"

January 19, 2023

Compensatory grading is now being introduced in primary and secondary schools. LR welcomes that the student's worst performance should not define the entire grade. It is very positive that the teacher's overall assessment can decide, says the chairman Åsa Fahlén.

Patrolmen denounce irregularities in the results of the promotion tests carried out by ICFES

January 19, 2023

According to what was indicated after the change in the results, 3,000 patrolmen were left without the possibility of being promoted to subintendents.

GCSE pupils to have extra help with exams next year

January 17, 2023

Exam students will not have to memorise formulae and equations for some GCSE subjects next year. The exams regulator Ofqual said the move would offer the support students needed "as we move towards normality."

New model of access to higher education in Portugal divides students. Private universities applaud.

January 17, 2023

Secondary school students' opinions on the Government's proposal between praising the "balance" and the missed opportunity to end the national exams once and for all.

Ontario Modernizing Computer Studies and Tech-Ed Curriculum to Ensure Students Are Prepared for the Jobs of the Future

January 13, 2023

The Ontario government is updating high school courses in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), including learning related to the skilled trades to ensure students have the cutting-edge digital literacy and modern technological skills to lead the global economic, scientific and societal innovations of tomorrow.

Hong Kong schools cut more than 40 Form One classes amid student population drop

January 12, 2023

Reduction in classes for 2022-23 academic year marks 20 per cent increase compared with the previous one. ‘The [Education Bureau] should seriously consider opening up our schools to other regions,’ Tang Fei, secondary school principal and lawmaker, says

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