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School Based Assessment (SBA) and order merit issues

My centre has completed the SBA data capture for all the subjects and has forwarded the data file to the Ministry. Should the centre generate the SBA Confirmation Report at this time?
No. The SBA Confirmation Report should be generated AFTER CXC has posted in the ORS the report called the CXC Final SBA Score. The CXC Final SBA Scores re...
Mon, 5 Dec, 2016 at 8:29 AM
One of the teachers at the school has not completed the SBA data input for his subject. Can I forward the SBA for all the other subjects?
No. The ORS only accepts the submission of scores for all subjects at the same time.
Mon, 5 Dec, 2016 at 8:30 AM
When I went to key the SBA marks for the candidates for Home Economics: Management, Profiles 1 and 2 were grayed out and only Profile 3 active. How do I get to key the marks in Profiles 1 and 2?
You would not be able to input marks into any profile field that has been grayed out. Some subjects do not require scores for all of the profiles shown on...
Mon, 5 Dec, 2016 at 8:30 AM
When I go to the SBA Data Capture screen, I cannot see the candidates to input their SBA marks. What could be the reason?
There may be several reasons why you cannot see the candidates, the: teachers were not assigned to the candidates at the time when the candidates ...
Mon, 5 Dec, 2016 at 8:30 AM
I have keyed all the SBA marks into the system for all the subjects but when I attempt to forward the data file to the Ministry an error message appears stating that the SBA for all subjects must be completed before the file can be forwarde
If you did not complete the Order of Merit (estimated rank and grade of each candidate) for all subjects including non-SBA subjects, you will not be able ...
Mon, 5 Dec, 2016 at 8:31 AM
Can more than one candidate have the same rank?
Yes. If this happens, the candidate with the next ranking should be two ranks down. For example, if two candidates are ranked as 3rd, the next candidate s...
Mon, 5 Dec, 2016 at 8:31 AM
A candidate did not submit the SBA assignment. Should the candidate be assigned 0?
No. The candidate should not be assigned 0 because 0 is a score which indicates the candidate submitted work and earned 0 marks. The checkbox ‘No SBA’ sho...
Mon, 5 Dec, 2016 at 8:31 AM
Several amendments were made to our registration data but on finding out the cost involved it was decided not to forward the amendment. The system is not allowing me to complete the SBA data capture for the candidates that had changes made.
Once you make an amendment, you need to forward that amendment to the Ministry. But before sending the amendment to the Ministry, you need to ensure that ...
Mon, 5 Dec, 2016 at 8:32 AM
Can I recall the file with the SBA scores?
No. If you wish to make amendments to scores already submitted to the Ministry, the file may be rejected by the Ministry if it was not submitted to CXC. I...
Mon, 5 Dec, 2016 at 8:32 AM
Is there a cost for making amendments to SBA scores already exported to CXC?
Yes. The cost is BDS$50 per candidate per subject.
Mon, 5 Dec, 2016 at 8:32 AM