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GCSE and A-level autumn exams offered in all subjects

Students who are not happy with the GCSE and A-level grades they are awarded this summer will be able to sit exams in all subjects in the autumn. This summer’s exams were cancelled due to the Covid-19 outbreak and school closures, and so students’ results will be based on teacher assessment. Now England’s exams regulator, …

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便捷“新通道”推出!剑桥大学携10家英联邦名校在华招生

近日,英国剑桥大学携十大英联邦名校突破百年传统招生方式,通过以艾思特(AST)考试为核心的便捷申请通道,启动2021至2022年中国大陆地区的联合招生。         今年中国大陆地区2至6月的雅思、托福考试纷纷被取消。3月,英国政府宣布取消2020年5至6月全球范围内包括A-Level在内的所有夏季考试。同月,原定于今年5月进行的IB全球统考也被取消。而七月IB考试计分规则的公正性备受质疑。疫情打乱了众多备战留学申请季的中国学生的计划,各大国际化标化考试的接连取消,用学生学校的预估成绩替代标化考试的计分方法,以及由此产生的不稳定性,让无数学生与家长陷入深深的困惑与焦虑中。 http://sh.xinhuanet.com/2020-07/24/c_139236962.htm

八月SAT考場移師考評局評核中心

考試及評核局原定安排亞洲國際博覽館作為美國SAT考試試場,鑑於本港疫情未有緩和,政府在亞博設立社區隔離設施,考評局表示本月舉行的SAT考試,試場須移師到考評局評核中心及租用其他場地,而下月考試安排仍在商討。  考評局原定在八月二十九日及九月二十六日,租用亞博館一號展館舉行SAT考試,場館官方網站周日晚上的活動預告,仍可見兩場SAT考試,但昨午均告下架。 https://www.bastillepost.com/hongkong/article/6890632-%e5%85%ab%e6%9c%88sat%e8%80%83%e5%a0%b4%e7%a7%bb%e5%b8%ab%e8%80%83%e8%a9%95%e5%b1%80%e8%a9%95%e6%a0%b8%e4%b8%ad%e5%bf%83

Hong Kong schools seek review of students’ poorer-than-expected results as International Baccalaureate grading sparks dismay, global petition

Hong Kong’s biggest international school group has joined thousands of students worldwide in demanding that the International Baccalaureate explain poorer-than-expected grades based on schoolwork, after the Covid-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of written examinations. The English Schools Foundation (ESF) confirmed on Friday that some of its seven secondary schools had asked the Swiss-based organisation that runs the …

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Meet the Secret Algorithm That’s Keeping Students Out of College

EIGHTEEN-YEAR-OLD ANAHITA NAGPAL fears her plans to start training this fall to be a doctor have been derailed by a statistical model. Nagpal, who lives in Göttingen, Germany, had been offered a premed place and scholarship at NYU. Her acceptance was dependent on her results in the International Baccalaureate diploma, a two-year high school program recognized …

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IB放榜|英基韓裔女狀元醫生夢因新冠肺炎疫情動搖 最終留港讀醫

國際文憑大學預科課程(IBDP)昨日放榜,各學校陸續宣布成績,今年受到疫情影響,IB取消考試,改以校內成績及預測成績評分。英基學校協會今日公布,屬校今年誕生12位考獲45分的狀元,佔全港狀元人數一半 ,另有24位學生考獲44分為「榜眼」;而英基學生IB成員平均分為35.7分,比本港考生平均分低約0.6分,但仍高於全球考生平均分6分。 https://www.hk01.com/%E7%A4%BE%E6%9C%83%E6%96%B0%E8%81%9E/494953/ib%E6%94%BE%E6%A6%9C-%E8%8B%B1%E5%9F%BA%E9%9F%93%E8%A3%94%E5%A5%B3%E7%8B%80%E5%85%83%E9%86%AB%E7%94%9F%E5%A4%A2%E5%9B%A0%E6%96%B0%E5%86%A0%E8%82%BA%E7%82%8E%E7%96%AB%E6%83%85%E5%8B%95%E6%90%96-%E6%9C%80%E7%B5%82%E7%95%99%E6%B8%AF%E8%AE%80%E9%86%AB

Next year’s GCSE and A-level exams in England may be delayed

The government is considering delaying the 2021 summer exams in England in order to allow for additional teaching time to make up for lessons lost to school closures during the pandemic. The education secretary, Gavin Williamson, told MPs that the government would be consulting with the exams regulator, Ofqual, about moving exams back to give pupils more …

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PHOTOS: How Hong Kong Reopened Schools — And Why It Closed Them Again

round the world, countries are debating what to do about schools during a pandemic. In many places, they’ve been shut. In some they’ve reopened. Hong Kong offers a cautionary tale of how difficult these decisions can be. Schoolchildren were sent home at the end of January as the first wave of the outbreak began, originating …

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Number of Hong Kong students with perfect scores in International Baccalaureate drops by nearly a third after grading system change amid pandemic

The number of Hong Kong students bagging perfect scores in the International Baccalaureate (IB) exams dropped by nearly a third to 23 this year, with grading based on schoolwork after written tests were cancelled amid the coronavirus pandemic. The figure was down from last year’s 34, despite the number of local candidates increasing slightly from 2,284 …

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