Protest over ‘unsatisfactory performance’ still being reviewed by CXC

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See below full statement issued by the Ministry of Education:

In relation to the unsatisfactory results in the CSEC examination, a total of twenty four (24) schools indicated unsatisfactory performance in twenty (20) subject areas namely: Geography, English A and B, Economics, Caribbean History, Additional Mathematics, Mathematics, Food, Nutrition and Health, Principles of Accounts, Principles of Business, Office Administration, Social Studies, Industrial Technology (Mechanical), Integrated Science, Information Technology, Electronic Documentation Preparation and Management, Human & Social Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Physical Education & Sports.

Meanwhile, six schools submitted requests for review of unsatisfactory results in seven CAPE subject areas.  These subjects are Integrated Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, Caribbean Studies, Communication Studies, Sociology, Biology and Chemistry.

Regarding the unsatisfactory results for both CSEC and CAPE, the Caribbean Examinations Council has undertaken to provide an update at the earliest possible time.

The Ministry of Education is aware that individual students have approached CXC to review grades in a number of subject areas at both the CSEC and CAPE level. The Ministry of Education is of the view that these requests by students should be addressed expeditiously.

The Ministry of Education will provide a further update on this matter at the appropriate time.

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