It Is Our CXC: Let Us Work Out A Solution – Amb. Comissiong

Barbados’ Ambassador to CARICOM, David Comissiong (Photo via BGIS)
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Statement by Barbados’ Ambassador to CARICOM, David Comissiong 

(Barbados Government Information Service) In the interest of those 5th and 6th form students across our region who have been negatively impacted by the controversy surrounding the declared results of this year’s Caribbean Examinations Council’s exams, it is critically important that a remedial process be quickly settled upon and applied.

However, I fear that the search for such a solution is in danger of being delayed by the many misunderstandings and misconceptions that seem to surround the CXC, and the manner in which those misconceptions and misunderstandings are resulting in “us against them” attitudes and positions.

I, therefore, think it is important that I – in my capacity as Barbados’ Ambassador to CARICOM – make an effort to disseminate some information as to what CXC is and what it is not.

 First of all, it needs to be understood that the CXC is an institution of CARICOM, and is, therefore, owned and financed by the member states of CARICOM.

Read more at: Barbados Government Information Service

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