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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CBSE And ICSE Exams Cancelled in India

The Central Board of Secondary Education class 10 and 12 exams were first postponed in March until July due to COVID-19 cases rising in India. However, the remaining exams will now be cancelled. Per NDTV, "Class 12 students of CBSE Board will, however, h

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CXC announces dates for summer exams (Commonwealth Caribbean)

The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) examinations originally planned for May and June of this year have been rescheduled for July and August, due to COVID-19. The rescheduled examinations include: Caribbean Certificate of Secondary Level Competence (

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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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Coronavirus and Credential Evaluation: Challenges and Opportunities

As a credential evaluator, I was trained to be sensitive to social and political forces that may affect education. We know that all sorts of issues, from natural disasters to wars, can have ramifications on schools and schooling. I’m sure we can all come

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