local examinations

local examinations

pl n
(Education) (in the UK) any of various examinations, such as the GCE, set by university boards and conducted in local centres, schools, etc
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In the heat of Buhari's school certificate controversy in 2015, the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (UCLES), which administered the West African School Certificate exams in the early 1960s, said, 'We can only confirm or verify results at the direct request of or with the permission of a candidate.
provides qualified accommodations to disabled test takers when taking national, state, and local examinations. WOHL was a pioneer in creating a model that allowed disabled test takers the opportunity to be accommodated for high-stakes exams so that today's testing administration technology doesn't create limitations or roadblocks for these test takers.
The application period for these local examinations will begin on August 5 and end at 5pm on August 18 (Hong Kong time).
The school will be an approved center for the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate and for London University," added Mohapatra.
Being affiliated with UCLES (University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate), The Avicenna School is providing students with O' and A' Levels educations.
coincide with local the period of local examinations, Al-Barrak added.
Certificates presented at the ceremony were higher, vantage, and preliminary levels in the Business English Certificates (BEC), which are awarded by the University of Cambridge local examinations syndicate, and are recognised and accepted internationally.
Andrew Watts is a Director at Cambridge Assessment and a contributor to Cambridge Assessment's commemorative 150th anniversary book, Examining the World: A History of the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (CUP, 2008).
Pupils from the fee-paying selective school, in Myton Road, Warwick, were among the first in the country to sit exams set by the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate.
Two leading international assessment agencies are developing the new test - the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (Ucles) and the Australian Council for Educational Research (Acer).
According to exam board University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (UCLES), the test is already used by leading universities.
The University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate will trial the initiative at schools.

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