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The Caribbean Examinations Council has proposed a “revised examinations strategy to yield valid grades and minimise the disruption to the education system” as a response to novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

In a press release, CXC said the policy decision was made to offer a modified examination process as follows:

1. Administration of at least one common paper (Multiple Choice Assessments);

2. School Based Assessments (SBAs) and Paper 032s (Alternative to SBA) for private candidates; and,

3. Award final grades based on the moderated SBAs and Multiple Choice Papers.

The following are exceptions to the aforementioned process where candidates will be required to complete additional components:

“While the proposed revised administration schedule for the May/June 2020 examinations is July 2020, we continue to be guided by national protocols across the region,” the stated added.

CXC encouraged students and teachers to utilise the CXC Learning Hub.

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