Caribbean Examinations Council Urges Students to Be Prepared For May/June Exams

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Registrar and chief executive officer of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC), Dr Wayne Wesley, has told students from across the region that they have been prepared ‘to advance the economic competitiveness” of the Caribbean.

dr wayweslCXC Registrar, Dr Wayne Wesley.In a brief message at this season of May/June 2024 examinations, Wesley “it is that time of year again when candidates across the region are given the opportunity to demonstrate the competencies they have achieved.

“With the support of family, friends, teachers and educators, you are destined for greatness,” he said, urging the students to “be cool, calm, and collected, demonstrating your confidence. “You have been prepared to advance the economic competitiveness of the Region.  You will do well. God bless you all,” he added.

The CXC, established in 1972, is an institution that provides regional and internationally recognised secondary school leaving examinations relevant to the needs of the region, assists in Common Entrance and other types of examinations as well as producing teaching materials and training teachers to use the CXC syllabi.

It also advises regional governments on education. The CXC also admits external entries from St Maarten and Saba of the Netherlands Antilles.
CXC has a comprehensive suite of qualifications to meet the needs of the region namely Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC), Caribbean Certificate of Secondary Level Competence (CCSLC), Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ), Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) and the CXC Associate Degree (CXC-AD).