CXC launches gaming and animation syllabus at KingstOOn

CXC Assistant Registrar elaborating on new CAPE syllabuses
CXC Assistant Registrar Public Information and Customer Service, Mr. Cleveland Sam, elaborates on the new CAPE syllabuses to Deputy Progamme Manager, Culture at the CARICOM Secretariat Ms. Riane DeHaas Bledeog and Dr. Annette Piper, CXC Assistant Registrar Syllabus and Curriculum Development

The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) launched its latest New Generation CAPE Animation and Game Design Syllabus on Saturday 12 March 2016 at the KingstOOn Festival in Jamaica. CAPE Animation and Game Design will be taught in schools from September 2016 and the first examination will be offered in May/June 2017.

The new syllabus describes Animation and Game Design as “a course of study that focuses on the process of creating motion and shape change illusion as well as the art of applying design and aesthetics for animation and game development.” Mrs. Camille Selvon Abrahams, a member of the CAPE Animation and Game Design Panel and Creative Director of Animae Caribe Animation Festival, spoke briefly about the development and contents of the new syllabus. She expressed her gratitude to CXC for having involved the animation sector in the development of this syllabus. (more…)