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 Leading the Project Management Unit of the Delhi Board of School Education

Leading the Project Management Unit of the Delhi Board of School Education

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

In 2021-22, Delhi Board of School Education (DBSE) administered its first annual examinations and admission tests for Grades 9 and 11 – both assessments developed by ACER India.

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Bray Park and Caulfield Grammar schools top maths challenge

Bray Park and Caulfield Grammar schools top maths challenge

Monday, 23 May 2022

Queensland’s Bray Park State High School and Victoria’s Caulfield Grammar School will represent Australia in this year’s International Mathematical Modeling Challenge (IM2C).

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Greater insight for tertiary admissions decisions

Greater insight for tertiary admissions decisions

Monday, 16 May 2022

Using the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) to assist with candidate selection has just become easier, following the addition of proficiency band descriptors.

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