Wales to remove GCSEs and A-Levels for 2021

 - COVID-19 - Nov 10 SHARE ON:

The Welsh Government has announced that it will remove GCSE, AS and A-level exams in the upcoming year to make way for ‘teacher-managed assessments instead’.

The Welsh Minister for Education stated that these measures were being taken to develop a fair and equal system across the country due to students going in and out of school in the past months.

The minister ensured that Universities across the country would accept different types of qualifications.


F1 announce 23-race calendar for 2021

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Formula One have officially unveiled their calendar for 2021, featuring their biggest ever schedule with a total of 23 races.


The season will start on the 21st of March in Australia but will not include the Vietnamese Grand Prix, which was dropped from the schedule. 

Spectators are also expected to return next year following a 1-year absence from races due to COVID-19.


Malta surpasses 2,000 active COVID-19 cases

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In today’s COVID-19 update published on saħħa, it was reported that Malta has 2,000 active cases with a total of 2,041 COVID-19 cases currently active. 

Until recently, the Prime Minister had shut down any rumours of a lockdown in Malta ahead of the Christmas season while many other nations across Europe are enacting lockdown measures and curfews.

So far, Malta has registered 7,396 COVID-19 cases, of which, 5,274 have recovered and 81 have died.



153 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 89 recoveries

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Malta has registered 153 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 3,296 swab tests, while 89 patients have recovered. This information was announced by the official Facebook page of Malta’s Ministry for Health.

From yesterday’s cases; 15 cases were family members of previously known cases, 2 cases were contact of positive work colleagues, 6 cases were direct contacts with other positive cases, 2 cases were from social gatherings with other positive cases and 4 cases were imported.

To date, Malta has registered 7,396 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 5,274 have recovered, 81 died and 2,041 are still active.


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