Preparations are being finalized for the hosting of the Annual Governance meetings of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) here this week.

The two major meetings – the meeting of the School Examinations Committee and the meeting of Council will be held tomorrow December 6th and Friday December 7th, under the Chairmanship of Professor Sir Hilary Beckles.

On the night of Thursday December 6, the official Opening of Council and the presentation of awards for outstanding performance in the May/June examinations will take place at the Methodist Church Hall in Kingstown.

Awards will be presented for outstanding performances in the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE), Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC), and the Caribbean Certificate of Secondary Level Competence (CCSLC).

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, will deliver the feature address.

Remarks will also come from Minister of Education, St. Clair Prince will deliver remarks, Sir Hilary Beckles, CXC Chairman; and CXC Registrar Glenroy Cumberbatch,

This year’s awardees will come from Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St Kitts and Nevis, and Trinidad and Tobago.

Earlier today, a CXC team met with principals of secondary and primary schools at the St Vincent and the Grenadines Community College.

St. Vincent and the Grenadines last hosted CXC governance meetings in 2006.

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