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Guyana: Education: CAPE performance higher than regional average – CXC announcement – 2021

The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) is announcing the results of this year’s CSEC and CAPE examinations at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre at Liliendaal, Georgetown (Photo: Vishani Ragobeer/ October 14, 2021)

At the 2021 sitting of the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE), the performance of Guyana’s students was marginally higher than the rest of the region. In Guyana, 88 per cent of the CAPE candidates attained acceptable Grades One to Five passes as opposed to the Caribbean’s 87 per cent pass rate.

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Guyana Education: CXC-CSEC MAY/JUNE 2015 Individual candidate performances

SVN produces top CSEC performer

AUGUST 14, 2015 | BY | Sixteen-year-old Victoria Najab of the Saraswati Vidya Niketan (SVN) Secondary School will undoubtedly go down in the annals of history having secured 20 grade one passes at one sitting of the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examination.She is arguably the first CSEC candidate to accomplish such a feat.
The first local student who wrote 20 subjects at one sitting was Zimeena Rasheed of Anna Regina Secondary in 2013. She secured 18 grade one passes and 2 grade two passes. The following year Queen’s College (QC) student Elisa Hamilton repeated the feat of sitting 20 subjects and secured 19 grade one passes and 1 grade two pass.
It would however appear that Najab was determined to demonstrate that achieving 20 grade one passes was possible. Continue reading

Guyanese Students continue to dominate CSEC Top Awards

Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) News Release

Students from schools in Guyana continue to dominate the Regional Top Awards for outstanding performances at the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC).

The awards were ratified at the meeting of the Sub-Committee of Schools Examinations Committee (SUBSEC) held on last Thursday 18th October 2012.

Sarah Hakh

Sarah Hakh of Abram’s Zuil Secondary School, Guyana is the winner of the award for Most Outstanding Candidate Overall in the region. Sarah wrote 16 subjects and achieved Grade I in all 16 subjects with all As on the Profile grades. The 16 subjects are: Agricultural Science (Single Award), Biology, Economics, English A, Food and Nutrition, Home Economics Management, Integrated Science, Mathematics, Office Administration, Principles of Accounts, Principles of Business, Social Studies, Spanish, Electronic Document Preparation and Management, Physical Education and Sport and Human and Social Biology.  Continue reading

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