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2022/23 diploma exam update
Due to learning disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the government is taking a measured approach to returning to the 30% weighting of diploma exams. For the 2022-2023 school year, diploma exams will only count towards 20% of students’ final grades. The weighting of diploma exams will return to 30% effective September 1, 2023.
Students who wrote a diploma exam or completed a diploma exam course in 2021-2022 may still be eligible for the 10% weighting that applied last year. For more information about these special circumstances, see the Diploma exam weighting overview fact sheet (PDF, 189 KB).
The Grade 12 Diploma Examinations Program has 3 main purposes:
- to certify the level of individual student achievement in selected Grade 12 courses
- to ensure that provincewide standards of achievement are maintained
- to report individual and group results
Find out more about Diploma exams.
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