Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 25, 2020 (SKNIS): The Ministry of Education will be holding a press conference on CXC Result on Monday at 10:00 a.m. at the Clarence Fitzroy Bryant Conference Room.
Panelists will include Minister of Education, Honourable Jonel Powell, who will make an address, Permanent Secretary William Hodge, Senior Assistant Secretary, Dr. Tricia Esdaille, Chief Education Officer, Dr. Debbie Isaac and a principal.
There will be discussions on the results of the CXC exams, which were held later this year due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
The exams did not take the usual format and for most of them only the Student Based Assessments (SBAs) and Multiple Choice questions were given. The exceptions would be examinations that required orals and practicals, which were done.
Regional concerns regarding the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the results will also be discussed.
The Press Conference will be brought live on ZIZ Radio and TV. The media is still expected to be fully represented given the nature of the conversation. They should be fully set up by 9:30 a.m.