In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Education has increased the number of CPEA examination centers from 16 in the previous sitting to 57 this year. This change has come in an effort to observe the social distancing protocol and to allow more students to take the CPEA final exam at their resident schools, when the exam is administered this Thursday and Friday, June 25th and 26th.
One thousand nine hundred and twenty (1920) students will sit the exam, of which nine hundred and sixty-four (964) are males and nine hundred and fifty-six (956) females.
The CPEA is a regional assessment model offered by the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC); the results will be released by CXC in July. This allows the Ministry of Education sufficient time to conduct its secondary placement exercise for the new academic year (2020-2021).