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January 5, 2021

Caribbean Examinations Council settles 2020 exam grades

In a statement, the body said it “appreciates the patience and understanding of our stakeholders as we finalize grades for July/August 2020 examinations. Throughout the review [...]
December 31, 2020

Ministry of Education: Distance learning will continue into 2020-2021 school year

The Ministry says that it appreciates and supports the efforts of the Ministry of Health and Wellness to contain and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 throughout [...]
December 30, 2020

Guyana government promises free education to university students; can Belize achieve the same?

“We are providing 20,000 scholarships. We hope to provide free education at the University of Guyana by the end of 2024. In our Emergency Budget for [...]
December 21, 2020

UNICEF delivers early childhood development kit to children in Belize

By BBN Staff: Last week, UNICEF Belize delivered early childhood development kits to children in Seine Bight and Gales Point Manatee in Belize.
December 8, 2020

Barbados students call on Minister to re-open for face-to-face classes

The Minister met with students to discuss the way forward for classes during the COVID-19 pandemic and told the local media afterwards that students shared their [...]
December 7, 2020

CXC still working on grade reviews from 2020 examinations

In the meantime, it released a statement from its headquarters in Bridgetown, Barbados, saying it continues its work to complete queries and requests for reviews to [...]
December 4, 2020

Ministry of Education authorizes limited in-person classes for students taking exams after Christmas

Students set to take the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE), under the authority of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC), will [...]
December 4, 2020

Ministry of Education reduces but upholds commitment to students taking CSEC exams

It is not clear whether this is a permanent decision or what caused it, though the likely culprit is financing issues caused by COVID-19.