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What are the new CXC recommendations from COHSOD?

Written by Tasha Ann Miller

May 20, 2021

The Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD)- Education should present the new recommendations that the Caribbean Examinations Council needs to address before exams begin in June.

COHSOD had previously agreed with CXC for the examinations to be conducted in it’s normal state. This agreement came during the twenty-sixth special meeting of the council on February 26th and March 1st this year. Now, the Council is calling for CXC to review some concerns which the regional body had not executed from the earlier recommendations. COHSOD met last week Tuesday to urge CXC to address it’s concerns with the exams but advised that the decision to implement changes rests on CXC.

Snippet of Agreement Reached on the Administration of 2021 Regional Examinations, CARICOM, March 3, 2021

What are the concerns that the council had proposed for CXC to consider? So far, CXC has extended the deferral deadline, and has also shared broad topics though not five weeks prior as previously recommended by COHSOD.

The official start of the examinations is June 1 and this is 7 business days away from today. COHSOD says CXC’s response to its concerns will be sent to participating governments by next week.

The Hope Vision will continue to track the updates.

By Tasha Miller

I am a Christian journalist with a passion for providing insightful and relevant information to the public. I write about education, politics, Christianity, and other areas. My focus is to provide factual and clear details so that people can be thoroughly equipped within this new age of media. I am a trained journalist with about three years of experience working in media professionally as a producer and production assistant. Follow my blog for dynamic and fresh content which will soon include exclusive content such as mini-documentaries, and feature pieces.

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