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CXC to review 2021 exam schedule…local registrar urges preparation despite expected delays

The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) says by Wednesday it will announce the final decision on the 2021 Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) and Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations.

Sources tell Kairi News the examination body is considering a postponement of the start of the exams, which were scheduled for June 14 to July 16.

In a news release issued on Saturday, CXC said the School Examinations Committee (SEC) met on Friday, May 21, to consider and advise on the strategy for 2021 regional examinations and on Tuesday, May 25, the governing Council of CXC will meet to discuss and approve final examinations and procedures for 2021.

CXC stressed that by Wednesday, May 26, another press release will be disseminated, and a press conference will be held, to update the public on the decisions and outcomes of the meetings.

Meanwhile ahead of the final word from CXC on Wednesday, Local Registrar Magalie Celestine told Kairi News, Dominica is ready to administer the exams.

Miss Celestine told students to continue their preparation for the exams.

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