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The annual meeting of the 2020 International Forum on Higher Education was held in Zhengzhou, China

11/25/2020, Chicago // KISSPR //

CRI News: From November 21 to 22, the 2020 International Forum on Higher Education, co-hosted by China Association of Higher Education and Zhengzhou University, supported by Henan Provincial People’s Government, was held in Zhengzhou. More than one hundred Chinese and foreign experts and scholars discussed the way to advance the modernization of higher education on the theme of “Accelerating Modernization of University Governance Systems and Capacity Building”.

To realize the modernization of higher education, it is necessary to promote the modernization of governance systems and capacity building in higher education. It is also an important

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A-level and GCSEs could be held in public buildings next year, education secretary says

The Government is still "actively considering" pushing back exams to give pupils more time to catch-up on learning
The Government is still “actively considering” pushing back exams to give pupils more time to catch-up on learning

A-level and GCSE exams could be held in public buildings next year if social distancing requirements are still in place, the education secretary has said.  

This could include town halls or any other spacious venues such as concert halls, community centres or exhibition halls.  

Gavin Williamson told MPs at the education select committee that a “reserve set” of exam papers may be introduced next year if pupils are unable to sit a test on a given day if they are unwell or

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Parents should not be “held over a barrel” by private schools says Education Secretary

Parents should not be “held over a barrel” by private schools demanding payment fees in return for predicted grades, the Education Secretary has warned.

Gavin Williamson said that teenagers’ futures should not be “threatened” by independent schools demanding payment of the summer term’s fees in return for submitting GCSE or A-level grades to exam boards.

His remarks come after The Daily Telegraph revealed that pupils were being “held to ransom” by schools refusing to process predicted A-level grades unless the final instalment of fees had been paid in full.

Students were told in March that all GCSEs and A-level exams

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