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First school exam pass rate rise in South Africa since 2013

The South African Education Minster has announced an increase in the national school pass rate – the first rise for three years. Making the announcement on 11th January, Angie Motshekga also said that the number of students taking the examinations

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Students in England unmotivated by EBacc subjects – survey

Students’ motivation is being adversely affected by the narrow remit of the English Baccalaureate, as they are obliged to study subjects that they do not enjoy, reveals a new survey. The poll, undertaken by the National Union of Teachers (NUT),

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Chinese students get a second chance to go to university in Japan

Chinese students are turning to Japan to give them a second chance in the face of poor exam results. A lot of pressure is heaped upon Chinese students to do well in the National Higher Education Entrance Examination, the Gaokao,

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Liberian students not yet back on track after Ebola epidemic

The largest mass exam failure for four years has taken place in Liberia this exam season. Almost half of the students who took the exam (48.46 per cent) failed the West African Examinations Council Senior High School exam category, making

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