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Controversial new examinations now on hold in Spain

The acting Prime Minister of Spain, Mariano Rajoy, has said that controversial changes to the exam system that were announced in 2013 will now not go ahead. The proposed change would have seen students take two final examinations (révalidas) at

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Education reforms announced for Brazilian high schools

Brazil’s new President, Michel Temer, has endorsed a reform of the country’s high school education system. In a sweeping revision to the former programme of 13 compulsory subjects, there will now be only two that students must study: Portuguese and

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Concern over proposed changes to Scotland’s education system

Scotland has been working on plans to improve its education system, but critics feel that the proposed reforms are too much, too fast. Councils and local government bodies have said in comments to the Secretary for Education and Skills, John

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