UK exams for summer 2021 cancelled (United Kingdom)

Because of continued disruption due to Covid-19, the standard UK exams scheduled for May/June 2021 have been cancelled. This includes GCSEs, AS and A Levels in England, Northern Ireland and Wales, as well as National 5, Highers and Advanced Highers in Sc

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Ghana schools reopen after 9 months COVID-19 shutdown

After a 9-month school shutdown due to COVID-19, Ghana’s government announced the reopening of schools at all levels for the next academic year earlier this month. Tertiary students were the first ones to return to campus from Saturday, January 9, 2021.

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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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Some UK universities planning online-only lectures for 2020-2021

Some universities in the UK, including University of Cambridge and University of Manchester, are planning to at least begin the 2020-2021 academic year with online-only lectures because of the continued risk of COVID-19. Manchester is planning to use thi

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Schools reopen in China following the coronavirus outbreak

Many provinces in China have reopened their schools. Some have announced a schedule for a staggered reopening starting in early May. Secondary schools in Wuhan also welcomed back over 57,800 Grade 12 students on May 6th. Schools are required to enforce s

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