Kenya cancels 2020 school year

The government of Kenya has announced that primary and secondary schools will remain closed for the rest of 2020 due to COVID-19, with plans to reopen for the new school year in January 2021. This applies to both public and private schools. National exam

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Online Verification: Alternative Learning System Accreditation and Equivalency Test link updated (Philippines)

The Department of Education (DepEd) of the Philippines provides lists of students who have passed the Alternative Learning System Accreditation and Equivalency Test (ALS A&E Test) at either the Elementary or Secondary level from 1999 to the present. The

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White Paper - The Changing Landscape of Accreditation: Guide to Secondary-School Recognition in the United States

Accreditation in the United States has been and remains an integral aspect of the education system in the United States. Accreditation functions as the independent quality assurance mechanism to regulate elementary education through higher education inst

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Uzbekistan reduces years of school from 12 to 11

Starting in the late 1990s, Uzbekistan expanded their primary-secondary education system from 11 to 12 years: 4 years of primary (boshlang'ich ), 5 years of secondary (o'rta), and 3 years at either an academic lyceum (akademik litsey) or professional col

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Additional countries closing schools due to coronavirus

Schools and universities in Italy have been closed for over a week in an attempt to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Other countries that have followed suit include Bolivia, France, Ireland, the Philippines, Portugal, and Spain. Some states in Germany,

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