Basseterre,St.Kitts May 10 2020 (SKNVIBES)
FOLLOWING a video meeting, it was determined that the Caribbean Secondary Certificate Examination and the Caribbean Advance Proficiency Examination will be held in July this year.
The regional examinations, like many sport and cultural events, have been affected by the deadly Novel Coronavirus.Last Friday (May 8), via an emergency meeting of the Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) on education, regional Ministers of Education, education officials from across CARICOM and other stakeholders made the decision for the July examinations.
A CARICOM statement noted that Dr. Wesley indicated that preserving the integrity of the examinations involved: The administration of Paper 1 (Multiple Choice Assessment), School Based Assessment, and where applicable additional assessment components along with appropriate modelling accounting for historical data and teacher predicted information as important calibration/quality check.
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