CSEC examination dates introduced – Cayman Compass

Cayman Compass

Students in the Cayman Islands will sit their Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations between 1 June to 16 July, according to the Ministry of Education.

The Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) announced earlier this month, following consultation with ministries of education across the region, that this year’s CSEC oral exams will begin on 1 June, while written exams will start on 14 June.

Results are expected to be available in the last week of September.

The exams, which are usually held in May/June, have been pushed back by a month to take into account the disruption to classes across the region due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Last year’s exams were also delayed as a result of the health crisis.

Unlike many other jurisdictions in the region, Cayman’s schools are fully open, as there have been no reports of community transmission of the virus since October last year. Local schools closed in March but reopened for the new academic year in September.

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