CXC Chairman convenes review team

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    A former Chief Education Officer for T&T’s Education Ministry has been included in a team convened by CXC to review the processes used for this year’s CSEC and CAPE Exams.

    CXC says the team will review the modified approach for the administration of the July/August 2020 CSEC and CAPE Examinations; the moderation process applied to the School-Based Assessment for the July/August 2020 CSEC and CAPE Examinations, and the grading process for the July/August 2020 CSEC and CAPE examinations, among other related matters.

    This review team is being chaired by Professor Hazel Simmons-McDonald, Professor Emerita and retired Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the Open Campus, The University of the West Indies.

    Other members of the team are:

    • Professor Andrew Downes, retired Pro Vice Chancellor, Planning and Development, The University of the West Indies
    • Professor Francis De Lanoy, President of the University of Curacao
    • Mr. Harrilal Seecharan, retired Chief Education Officer, Ministry of Education, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
    • The Hon. Michael S. Browne, Minister of Education in Antigua and Barbuda and Chair of the CARICOM Council for Human and Social Development

    The team met with CXC Chairman Professor Sir Hilary Beckles today and will begin work immediately.

    They will then report to the Chairman and CXC by Friday October 16th 2020.