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Daily Archives: October 18, 2020

CXC to go for 100 percent moderation of SBAs

The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) will from next year be conducting 100 percent moderation of all School Based Assessments (SBAs), based on an independent review of the administration of the CXC July/August 2020 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate® (CSEC) and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency examinations, top officials said Sunday. “Certainly, the lessons and information that would have been gleaned from this year’s ...

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Guyana’s coronavirus death toll now 111, amid poor enforcement of measures

Guyana’s coronavirus death toll on Sunday afternoon stood at 111, even as the country grapples with lax enforcement of measures to help curb the further spread of the virus. The Ministry of Health said the latest fatality is a 78-year-old man from Region One (Barima-Waini) who died while receiving care at “our medical facility.” Earlier Sunday, authorities reported that the ...

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Professor Jacob Opadeyi back in Guyana’s education sector

Former University of Guyana (UG) Vice Chancellor Professor Jacob Opadeyi is back in Guyana and is employed as Special Projects Officer at the Ministry of Education, seven months after mounting the campaign platform for the governing People’s Progressive Party (PPP). Professor Opadeyi recently accompanied Minister of Education Priya Manickchand in talks with British High Commissioner to Guyana, Greg Quinn. “A ...

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