Norway cancels written exams


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Norway’s Ministry of Schooling has determined to cancel all written exams on the junior high- and highschool stage. It remained unclear whether or not oral exams for highschool college students might be carried out later, after Corona virus containment measures shut all faculties within the nation earlier this month.

The examination cancellation applies to all 10th grade (closing 12 months) college students in junior highschool and to college students in all three years of vidergåendeskole (highschool). Whereas oral exams for the 10th graders had been cancelled, no choice might be made as as to if they are often carried out for highschool college students till after the Easter holidays.

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Schooling Minister Guri Melby harassed that classwork participation all year long accounts for totally 80 % of a scholar’s report card marks in each junior high- and highschool. With solely 20 % of their marks tied to closing exams, “the results for these whose exams have to be cancelled aren’t very massive.”

She additionally harassed that every one college students will obtain vitnemål (certificates) exhibiting they’ve accomplished all course work despite the fact that faculties had been closed in mid-March and instruction shifted to digital platforms.

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