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Why a new secondary level programme and examination from CXC?
CXC has developed this new secondary level programme in response to a need from policy makers and educators across the region for a secondary level programm...
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 9:41 AM
How is this new programme different from Basic and General Proficiency?
This new programme, the Caribbean Certificate of Secondary Level Competence (CCSLC),  is different from the Basic and General Proficiency in its philosophy ...
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 9:42 AM
To whom is the programme targeted?
The core programme incorporates the skills, abilities, attitudes and values that all secondary school leavers should have.  The programme is very flexible a...
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 9:42 AM
How is the programme structured?
The programme has two parts – a core  of CCLSC Mathematics and English and several options from which candidates must choose an additional three subjects.  ...
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 9:42 AM
What is the role of teacher assessment in the programme?
The assessment approaches outlined in the available six CCSLC syllabuses (Mathematics, English, Social Studies, Integrated Science, French, Spanish) compris...
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 9:42 AM
How will the teacher assessment be used for the CCSLC syllabuses?
The teacher will combine the mark shown for the summative assessment at the end of each of the five modules and submit one mark only for each candidate for ...
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 9:42 AM
What is the nature of the external assessment for the CCSLC syllabuses?
The external assessment will be administered by CXC and will comprise 50 Multiple Choice questions for each subject.
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 9:43 AM
How much time is allowed for a candidate to obtain the CXC certification?
Candidates must complete the programme within three years of registering for the first subject (s); however, only qualifications gained after 2006 would be ...
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 9:43 AM
How will performance on CCSLC courses be reported?
CXC will combine the Teacher Assessment mark and the External Assessment mark.  A candidate with a total of  75 to 100 percent will be certified ‘Master’, w...
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 9:43 AM
Is there a limit to the total number of subjects which may be done?
There is no limit to the total number of subjects which may done, provided that they include five which satisfy the minimum criteria.  These programmes must...
Mon, 7 Dec, 2015 at 9:44 AM