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Coronavirus: Secondary School Final Exams Can be Held Safely in Spring, says State Secretary

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.02.09.

Final exams in Hungary’s secondary schools could be safely held in the spring provided that current precautionary measures are maintained, the state secretary for public education said on Tuesday.

Zoltán Maruzsa said that written tests could be held with no more than ten students in one classroom, adding that physical distancing would also be possible during viva voces.

Coronavirus: Rules, Dates of School-leaving Exams Unchanged, says State Secretary
Coronavirus: Rules, Dates of School-leaving Exams Unchanged, says State Secretary

The government has no plans to change the rules or dates related to school-leaving exams scheduled from mid-May to June, a government official said on Tuesday. The government expects both written and oral exams to take place in the usual manner, with a deadline for applications for school-leaving exams and university admissions of Feb. 15, […]Continue reading

Maruzsa said that last spring nearly 80,000 took their exams without triggering an outbreak of Covid-19, while in the autumn 30,000 students did so without harmful consequences.

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