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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New marking system at Schola Europaea Schools in Europe

The Schola Europaea Schools in Europe who teach the European Baccalaureate curriculum are now following a new assessment scale based on a decimal system with attainment descriptors and letter grades. The new marking system will come into force in three s

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Digital Technology to Improve Student Identification for Online Exams

The European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA), in cooperation with several institutions worldwide,  has embarked on a project aimed at developing technology that will facilitate student authentication for online exam systems.

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European University: Which one?

There are at least five independent universities in Europe that all contain the same name.  Four of them are properly recognized by degree granting authorities in the host countries. These include: European University at St. Petersburg in Russia: http://

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Justus Liebig Universität Giessen Grading Scales (Germany)

Justus Liebig Universität Giessen uses the general 5-point scale for student assessment records. At the Faculty of Agriculture, Nutrition Sciences, and Environmental Management students may be assessed on a different, 15-point scale as shown below:   Per

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