Polish Matura

School-leaving Exam

School-leaving Exam

The ‘matura’ is Poland’s main school-leaving, matriculation examination. According to Waldemar Siwiński, head of the Perspektywy education foundation: “the matura is a simple exam and Poland’s high-school students are prepared for it.” Over 80% of students pass the ‘matura’, he explains and says that the examination is a great deal easier than in the past, when only about 20% of candidates passed the exam. Siwiński claims that this is due to the huge scale of the exam. “Nowadays, it is no longer a ‘maturity exam’, but simply another series of tests for students to pass in order to get to university.” The matura began this week with the obligatory examination in Polish language, the first of several for students throughout the whole of Poland. The examinations will last until the end of the month.
wiadomosci.wp.pl

Get Newzar directly by email

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s