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Teacher Bernd Koholzer landed in hot water when he promised students that they wouldn't have to sit an end of year exam at the Tourism school in Bludenz if they got 10,000 likes for their page on Facebook.

The students managed to get the likes within three days but the test will still have to go ahead after the teacher admitted he had been told an end of term exam was part of the curriculum.

He admitted: "I wasn't really serious when I said it but they really did a good job on promoting and marketing the idea of not having to do an exam. I will try and make sure that the test is a short as possible."

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