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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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.
Capitalizing upon the freedom afforded by the new venture of educating women, Newnham's reform-minded leaders accepted the newer Higher Local Examinations for entrance and instituted curricular innovations that were resisted elsewhere at Cambridge by vocal traditionalists.
These correspondence classes enabled women to receive the benefits of higher education through the mail and to prepare for the local examinations of the University of Glasgow.

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