Tag: secondary school

Dutch schools will reassess students’ abilities

Secondary schools in the Netherlands will assess their students’ abilities at the end of the second year (age 14) to see whether they should change to a different type of school. The move is being introduced to help iron out

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Teachers and parents say no to elimination of middle schools in Poland

On November 19th, thousands of teachers and parents held a demonstration in Warsaw, to protest against the government’s plan to get rid of Poland’s middle schools. From 2017, the Education Ministry wants to phase out the schools that serve students

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Secondary education improvement project to go ahead in Vietnam

The Vietnamese prime minister has given the go-ahead for the second phase of improvements to secondary education across the country. The project will begin next year and run until 2023 at a total cost of US$107 million. The objective is

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Tanzania investigates siphoning off of free education funds

Tanzania’s Prime Minster, Kassim Majaliwa, has announced that a special inspection will take place in schools across the country in order to stamp out the siphoning off of funds intended to provide free education for children. “Each month, the government

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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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Education database being created in Tanzania

The Tanzanian government is in the process of creating a national education database.

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