St. Vincent and the Grenadines will host this year’s annual governance meetings of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC).
The two major meetings: the meeting of the School Examinations Committee (SEC) and the meeting of Council will be held at the National Insurance Services (NIS) Conference Room on Thursday December 6 and Friday December 7, respectively, under the Chairmanship of Professor Sir Hilary Beckles.
On the night of December 6, the official Opening of Council and the presentation of awards for outstanding performance in the May/June examinations will take place at the Methodist Church Hall in Kingstown.
Awards will be presented for outstanding performances in the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE), Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC), and the Caribbean Certificate of Secondary Level Competence (CCSLC).
This year’s awardees will come from Antigua andBarbuda, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St Kitts and Nevis, and Trinidad and Tobago.
Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, is expected to deliver the feature address, while Minister of Education, National Reconciliation and Information, St. Clair Prince, will deliver remarks.
Sir Hilary Beckles, CXC Chairman; and Mr. Glenroy Cumberbatch, CXC Registrar will also give brief addresses.