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A number of Caribbean countries will from this year replace their Common Entrance Examination with the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC)-designed Caribbean Primary Exit Assessment (CPEA).
The CPEA will be used in Grenada to select students for entry into the secondary schools. Similarly, Dominica and Anguilla will be piloting the CPEA in selected schools.
Senior assistant registrar, Examinations Development and Production Division, Dr Gordon Harewood, said governments had requested that CXC put together the examination, adding that the CPEA was a much more complete programme than those currently used.
However, whether different countries would do away with their own Common Entrance Examinations or have the CPEA run parallel with their secondary school entrance examinations was a decision for the individual governments to take, Harewood stated.
Read the full story in today’s DAILY NATION.

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