Education: CAPE – The Post-Secondary Advantage
By Cheryl Stephens
Through the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE), the Caribbean Examinations Coun-cil (CXC) and its stakeholders have created a post-secondary system that is seamless, inclusive, democratic, socially responsible, developmentally focused and internationally recognised.
By 1979, the Chairman of Council confirmed that the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) had been successfully launched and that the time had come for CXC to lead the region in creating an alternative to the A’ Level examination. This would complete the dismantling of the colonial system of education in the region. …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.