Providenciales, TCI, September 13, 2016 – In an historic meeting as the Ministry of Education makes an historic move to dramatically alter the curriculum of primary and high schools in the TCI, there was a visit to the territory by the Registrar of CXC, Glenroy Cumberbatch and Assistant Registrar, Andrea Austin.
Magnetic Media caught up with the contingent during a courtesy call paid to the Premier, Hon Dr Rufus Ewing and Education Minister, Hon Akierra Missick on Monday morning.
New Curriculum Development Officer, Rhonda Blackman-Smith continues on her mission to make our children life-long learners, she says and a part of the process is enhancing high school programs. Blackman-Smith in a TCIG media release says that today, the CXC Registrar and Assistant will meet with High School Principals and Heads of Departments to discuss the Caribbean Certificate of Secondary Level Competence (CCSLC) programme.
The programme has been around since 2007 and in a 2009 report, it was said, “The aim of the CCSLC is to merge both the general and technical/vocational subjects as well as develop certain competences to give school leavers the best opportunity to move to the next stage of their development. ”
There were also meetings on Monday with the Hotel and Tourism Association, the Chamber of Commerce and the Sports Commission.