CXC to begin e-marking from May/June 2014 exams

-new CAPE syllabuses approved

Eleven papers in seven subjects would be electronically marked from the May/June 2014 sitting of the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations, according to the latest update on the introduction of electronic-marking (e-marking) by the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC).

This was revealed in the communiqué issued at the conclusion of the 45th meeting of CXC and a meeting of the Schools Examinations Committee (SEC) last week in Guy-ana, which also saw reporting by CXC Registrar Dr Didacus Jules on the Council’s transformation agenda, including the development of its 2014 to 2020 Strategic Plan and new syllabuses for the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE).

According to the communiqué, the SEC meeting, held last Thursday, was updated on the process involved in e-marking as part of CXC becoming an IT-Intelligent organization with plans that also include sharing educational content via cellphones. After next year’s introduction, it noted, 22 papers are to be e-marked from the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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