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Publication Type
Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Whiteley, Peter N.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Administration
Article Title
Examining science: Developments at the secondary level in the Caribbean
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Journal Title
Science Education International
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2000
Volume ID
11
Issue ID
4
Page(s)
27-34
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Abstract
Outlines and discusses the secondary level examination system in the Caribbean region. Highlights the importance of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) in its contribution to science education in the region by the development of syllabuses and examination procedures. States that external examination systems have both advantages and disadvantages but overall CXC has had a strong, positive impact. Expresses hope that the regional cooperation evident in this context may be extended with equal vigour to other areas.....
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