CXC, Jamaica in talks
The Caribbean Examinations Council said in a media release on May 15 that discussions were held with Jamaica in relation to concerns about sitting of the examination this year.
“The Caribbean Examinations Council today, subsequent to the decision of the Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) – Education of 8 May 2020, convened the second in a series of bilateral discussions including COHSOD Education, CXC© and Jamaica. The meeting addressed the concerns raised by Jamaica in relation to the impact of COVID-19 on the administration of examinations.
“Specifically, concerns in respect of the logistical challenges faced by the country within the context of public health policy were discussed.
“The meeting made significant progress towards an amicable resolution to the challenges. These deliberations will be concluded early next week, at which time the agreed position will be communicated,” the statement said. (PR)