The Caribbean Examination Council has stopped the printing of candidates’ certificates until COVID-19 restrictions are lifted in Barbados, the country where the certificates are being printed. This is according to a release from the Ministry of Education.
“As a result of these precautionary measures, CXC has announced that the printing of the July/August 2020 candidate certificates has been suspended until restrictions are lifted in the country.”
Candidates that have urgent requests, can submit a request for a printed preliminary slip from CXC’s Western Zone Office in Jamaica. That request can be emailed to [email protected]
Kindly find below Guyana’s latest update as it relates to the status of reviews for the 2020 CSEC and CAPE examinations.
𝐂𝐀𝐑𝐈𝐁𝐁𝐄𝐀𝐍 𝐒𝐄𝐂𝐎𝐍𝐃𝐀𝐑𝐘 𝐄𝐃𝐔𝐂𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍 𝐂𝐄𝐑𝐓𝐈𝐅𝐈𝐂𝐀𝐓𝐄 𝐄𝐗𝐀𝐌𝐈𝐍𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍 𝐌𝐀𝐘/𝐉𝐔𝐍𝐄 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟎 𝐑𝐄𝐏𝐎𝐑𝐓 𝐎𝐍 𝐑𝐄𝐕𝐈𝐄𝐖𝐒
The Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations for 2020 was administered in July-August due to the COVID 19 pandemic. The format of the examination in 2020 only accounted for Paper 1 and SBA for school candidates and Paper 1 and Paper 3/2 for private candidates.
A summary of entries over the past two years is indicated below:
Candidate Entries: 11, 467
Subject Entries 67, 075
Candidate Entries: 12, 009
Subject entries: 70, 170
Entries were offered in thirty-five (35) subject areas.
𝐑𝐞𝐯𝐢𝐞𝐰 𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐬 𝐔𝐩𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐞
The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has provided an update in relation to the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) reviews for Guyana. In processing the reviews, the Council further considered borderline cases, for which six thousand two hundred fifty-one (6251) subject entries were positively affected.
A total of one thousand two hundred fifty-eight (1258) subject reviews were submitted for CSEC by five hundred (500) candidates of which approximately 90% have been completed and one hundred twenty-eight (128) are currently being processed. Grade changes were awarded to four hundred fifty-six (456) grade reviews while six hundred seventy-four (674) grades remained the same.
A check of the pending reviews showed a number of candidates could receive review changes that may likely affect the list of candidates with the highest number of Grade Ones.
𝐂𝐀𝐑𝐈𝐁𝐁𝐄𝐀𝐍 𝐀𝐃𝐕𝐀𝐍𝐂𝐄𝐃 𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐅𝐈𝐂𝐈𝐄𝐍𝐂𝐘 𝐄𝐗𝐀𝐌𝐈𝐍𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍
𝐑𝐄𝐏𝐎𝐑𝐓 𝐎𝐍 𝐑𝐄𝐕𝐈𝐄𝐖𝐒
In May/June 2020, eight hundred fifty-three (853) candidates from ten (10) Secondary Schools and five (5) Private centres wrote the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination in Guyana.
The fifteen Examination Centres were:
Region 10: Mackenzie High School, Christianburg/Wismar Secondary
Region 6: Berbice High, New Amsterdam Secondary, Guyana Private (090132)
Region 4: President’s College
Region 3: Saraswati Vidya Niketan
Georgetown: The Bishops’ High, Queen’s College, St Joseph’s High, St Rose’s High, St Stanislaus College, Marian Academy, Adult Education Association and Chase’s Academy.
A summary of entries over the past two (2) years is indicated below:
Candidate Entries: 880
Subject Entries: 4223
Candidate Entries: 853
Subject Entries: 4393
Candidates offered Units in thirty-five (35) subject areas. Each Unit comprises of three Modules (equivalent to 150 credit hours), and is separately examined and certified.
Candidates from Guyana offered sixty-six (66) units at this year’s examination.
𝐑𝐞𝐯𝐢𝐞𝐰 𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐬 𝐔𝐩𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐞
The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has provided an update in relation to the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) reviews for Guyana. The review process consisted of the requested reviews in addition to what the Council considered ‘border line’ cases. Three hundred and eleven (311) subject entries were positively affected for CAPE.
CXC has reported that ninety-three per cent (93%) of the five hundred and twenty-six (526) subject reviews from two hundred and nine (209) candidates for CAPE have been finalized for Guyana. The remaining thirty-three (33) subject reviews are currently being processed. One hundred and forty-five (145) grade changes were recorded while three hundred forty-eight (348) received no changes to their grades.