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  • Photo of Decisions of the Special Meeting of CXC’s Council on the 2022 Regional Examinations Strategy

    Decisions of the Special Meeting of CXC’s Council on the 2022 Regional Examinations Strategy

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC®) stands in solidarity with the region and the international community as we grapple with the impact of COVID-19 on our way of life. The Council recognises the impact of COVID-19 on the education system in general and, more specifically, on the schedule of CXC’s regional examinations. A Special Meeting of Council, the…

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  • Photo of Remarks  by CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General,  Dr Armstrong Alexis to the  Fifth Regional Disability Studies Conference, 19-20 April 2022

    Remarks by CARICOM Deputy Secretary-General, Dr Armstrong Alexis to the Fifth Regional Disability Studies Conference, 19-20 April 2022

    It is a distinct pleasure for me to be addressing you as your Guest Speaker this morning, at this your Fifth Regional Disability Studies Conference.  I am conscious of the fact that this Conference comes against the backdrop of one of the most crushing events to have impacted our generation and at a time when major emphasis must be placed…

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  • Photo of CARICOM teachers set for training in learning recovery, enhancement

    CARICOM teachers set for training in learning recovery, enhancement

    Approximately 15,000 educators from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) are set to benefit from professional development training specially designed for them to assist students in overcoming the learning losses occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic. The training is part of the Learning Recovery and Enhancement Programme known as Let’s REAP, which was developed collaboratively among the CARICOM Secretariat, the Caribbean Development Bank…

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  • Photo of Address by Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett at the Opening Ceremony for the Inaugural Ministerial Summit on CXC’s Strategy 2021-2025

    Address by Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett at the Opening Ceremony for the Inaugural Ministerial Summit on CXC’s Strategy 2021-2025

    The Summit was held under the theme: Facilitating Transformation through Assessment Dr The Honourable Ralph GonsalvesDistinguished Honourable MinistersVice Chancellor University of the West Indies and Chair of CXC, Professor Sir Hilary BecklesVice Chancellor University of Guyana, Professor Paloma Mohammed MartinDr. Wayne Wesley, Registrar and Chief Executive Officer, CXCOther Distinguished Participants I want to first extend deepest condolences to the government…

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  • Photo of Regional educators endorse new COVID-era Learning Recovery and Enhancement Programme

    Regional educators endorse new COVID-era Learning Recovery and Enhancement Programme

    The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the education system. Children were away from face-to-face learning for more than one school year, and had to navigate the adjustments to online learning, where it existed. While that was a much need response to the crisis, the disruption to the education system occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, created learning gaps that absolutely…

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  • Photo of Region to get new programme to aid COVID-era learning loss recovery

    Region to get new programme to aid COVID-era learning loss recovery

    A new regional programme to help students recover the learning losses of the COVID-19 era will be presented to the public in a virtual town hall session this Thursday, 18 November. The Learning Recovery and Enhancement Programme for Caribbean Schools was developed through collaboration by the Caribbean Development Bank, the CARICOM Secretariat and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Commission,…

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  • Photo of Region to get new programme to aid COVID-era learning loss recovery

    Region to get new programme to aid COVID-era learning loss recovery

    A new regional programme to help students recover the learning losses of the COVID-19 era will be presented in two virtual town hall sessions this month. The Learning Recovery and Enhancement Programme for Caribbean Schools was developed through the collaboration of the Caribbean Development Bank, the CARICOM Secretariat and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Commission, to assist educations with…

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  • Photo of CARICOM continues pursuit of quality education imperative

    CARICOM continues pursuit of quality education imperative

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat is advancing efforts to achieve clearer alignment, coordination and harmonization of standards for the teaching profession in the Region. Earlier this month, over 150 education stakeholders throughout the education eco-system met in a virtual forum titled Quality Teaching and Learning: Conclave of Best Practices in CARICOM Member States. The discussion saw a robust exchange of…

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  • Photo of CARICOM-Japan partnership supporting improvements to teaching profession

    CARICOM-Japan partnership supporting improvements to teaching profession

    The Government of Japan is supporting member states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) with harmonizing national teaching standards with those articulated in the CARICOM Standards for Teachers, Educational Leaders, and Teacher Educators. Over 150 stakeholders participated in three one-day orientations workshops for the Development of National Standards for the Teaching Profession from July 19-23. Discussions centered on the strengthening and…

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  • Photo of Teaching Regional Integration and the CSME in CARICOM classrooms

    Teaching Regional Integration and the CSME in CARICOM classrooms

    Approximately fifty high school students from Belize and Guyana participated in a merged on-line classroom on Monday, that was taught by Ms. Eletha Stewart-Johnson of Queen’s College in Guyana. This was the first leg of a pilot activity on teaching regional integration and the CSME in CARICOM classrooms and Ms. Stewart-Johnson taught the class of Mr. Abdiel Medina of the…

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