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Tuesday, 26 February 2013 14:24

Secondary Entrance Assessment

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SEA Information Booklet

Continuous Assessment Component (CAC) of the Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA)

Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) Examination

The Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) Examination is used to facilitate the placement of students in Secondary Schools throughout Trinidad and Tobago.  The SEA comprises three papers in the subjects of Creative Writing, Mathematics, and Language Arts and covers the national curriculum for Primary-level education with a focus on Standards 3-5.

Who is eligible to write the SEA?

Students who are in Standard 5 and have not yet attained the age of 15 are eligible to write the SEA.

The Ministry of Education publishes an annual “SEA Guidelines” document to assist parents, teachers and others involved in the preparation of students for the SEA and secondary school.  These guidelines can be accessed using the link below.

SEA Guidelines

How do I register my child to write the SEA?

Students must complete the SEA Registration Form, which will be made available at all primary schools at the beginning of the first term of the school year.  All necessary information, such as the registration deadline, will be included on the form.  If you want to register a student after the deadline, please contact the Ministry of Education’s Examination Section.

Examinations Section
Ministry of Education
18 Alexandra Street
St. Clair
Port of Spain
Trinidad, West Indies
Tel. (868) 622 – 1365 or (868) 628-8555

Where can I obtain more information?
                                                                                                   
More information can be obtained from the Ministry of Education’s Division of Educational Research and Evaluation (DERE).  You may contact DERE’s office Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, except public holidays.

Division of Educational Research and Evaluation (DERE)
Ministry of Education
18 Abercromby Street
Port of Spain
Trinidad, West Indies
Tel. (868) 623-8464 or (868) 624 - 2145


Fax. (868) 624-2145

 

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 14:13

Primary School Leaving Certificate Examination

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Primary School Leaving Certificate Examination (PSLCE)

How do I register to write the PSLCE?

Individuals cannot register to write the PSLCE.  You must be registered by either of the following institutions:

  • The SERVOL Life Centre you are attending.
  • The Adult Education Centre you are attending.
  • The Correctional Centre or Facility in which you are housed.
  • Your secondary school, if you scored less than 30% on the SEA.

Registration takes place from January through March for the exam, which is held annually in June.

The Ministry of Education publishes guidelines to assist persons in preparing for the PSLCE.  You can download a copy of the guidelines by following the link below, or you can pick up a copy from the Examinations Section of the Ministry of Education at the address at the bottom of this page.

Primary School Leaving Certificate Examination Guidelines

Any there any associated fees?
                                                                                                   
There are no fees associated with registering for or writing the PSLCE.

Where can I obtain more information?
                                                                                                   
More information can be obtained from the Ministry of Education’s Division of Educational Research and Evaluation (DERE).  You may contact DERE’s office Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, except public holidays.

Division of Educational Research and Evaluation (DERE)
Ministry of Education
18 Abercromby Street
Port of Spain
Trinidad, West Indies

Tel. (868) 623-8464 or (868) 624 - 2145


Fax.(868) 624-2145

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 14:05

The National Test

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The National Test

The National Test is an annual standardized examination covering the subjects of Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies.  The objectives of the examination are listed below.

  • Gather information for decision-making at the school, district and national levels.
  • Identify areas of the system that require further investigation.
  • Identify national norms.
  • Compare students’ performance by school and educational districts.
  • Track students’ progress through school.

The Ministry of Education publishes an annual report on students’ performance on the National Test, which can be accessed using the link below.

National Test 2004

Who is required to write the National Test?

The test is administered to all Standard 1 and Standard 3 students in both public and private primary schools throughout Trinidad and Tobago.  Students write the National Test at the end of the school year.

Where can I obtain more information?
                                                                                                   
More information can be obtained from the Ministry of Education’s Division of Educational Research and Evaluation (DERE).  You may contact DERE’s office Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, except public holidays.

Division of Educational Research and Evaluation (DERE)
Ministry of Education
18 Abercromby Street
Port of Spain
Trinidad, West Indies

Tel: 623-8464
Fax: 624-2145

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 13:59

National Certification of Secondary Education

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National Certification of Secondary Education (NCSE)

The National Certificate of Secondary Education (NCSE) examination is administered … brings academic, technical and vocational courses of study within a single system of certification.

A CAPE Certificate is awarded after a student has successfully completed one year of study in the CAPE programme and has obtained at least 10 credits, which is equivalent to one unit. A CAPE Diploma is awarded after a student has successfully completed at least six units and has obtained at least 60 credits.

CAPE core subjects include Caribbean Studies, Communication Studies, Functional French, Functional Spanish, Information Technology, and Statistical Analysis.  These are subjects that educators across the region agree are fundamental for providing the knowledge, skills and attitudes that people need for study at the tertiary level and the world of work.

CAPE replaced the Cambridge General Certificate Examination (GCE), Advanced Levels, with effect from September 2006.

Who is eligible to write NCSE?

All Form 3 students at public and private secondary schools in Trinidad and Tobago must write the NCSE.

How do I register to write NCSE?

Each Form 3 student will be registered by the secondary school in which he or she is enrolled.

Where can I obtain more information?
                                                                                                   
More information can be obtained from the Ministry of Education’s Division of Educational Research and Evaluation (DERE).  You may contact DERE’s office Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, except public holidays.

Division of Educational Research and Evaluation (DERE)
Ministry of Education
18 Alexandra Street
St. Clair
Port of Spain
Trinidad, West Indies

Tel: (868) 623-8464
Fax: (868) 624-2145

 

 

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 13:56

General Certificate of Education

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General Certificate of Education (GCE)

How do I register to write the GCE?

The registration process is different for private and in-school candidates.

  • In-school candidates are registered by their schools.
  • Private candidates must obtain and complete a GCE entry form, which is from the Ministry of Education’s Head Office.  One form is completed for only O Level subjects, only A Level subjects or both O and A Level subjects.

In-school and private candidates must be registered during January and February of 2007 for the GCE being held in May/June 2007.

Are there any associated fees?
                                                                                                   
There are no fees associated with registering for or writing the GCE.

Where can I obtain more information?
                                                                                                   
More information can be obtained from the Ministry of Education’s Examinations Section.  You may contact Exams Section office Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, except public holidays

Ministry of Education
18 Alexandra Street
St. Clair
Trinidad, West Indies
Tel: (868) 622-1365, 628-8555 or 622-2181 extensions 250, 251, 252
Fax: (868) 628-0094
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Opening hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 13:52

Caribbean Secondary Education of Certificate

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Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION

CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS DIVISION

Education Towers, No.5 St. Vincent Street, Port of Spain, Trinidad

Phone: 868-478-317    www.moe.gov.tt

 

 NEWS RELEASE             

FOR PRIVATE CANDIDATES WRITING THE JANUARY 2017 CSEC EXAMINATIONS

The Caribbean Examinations Council’s Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) will be held from 03rd January to 18th January 2017.

The Ministry of Education wishes to advise private candidates who will be writing this examination that admission slips/timetables may be late for the January 2017 examinations.

Candidates are to note that their admission slips/timetables will still be posted for the January 2017 examinations.

However, candidates may download a copy of their admission slip/timetable from the portal https://ors.cxc/studentportal using their surname, first name, date of birth , birth pin number and the examination period ( January 2017)

Please note that the list of venues can be viewed on the Ministry of Education’s website - www.moe.edu.tt

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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Tuesday, 26 February 2013 13:40

Certificate of Advanced Proficiency Examinations

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Link : Documents : Registration for CSEC and CAPE June 2016 Private Candidates

 

The Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) is designed to provide certification of the academic, vocational and technical achievement of students in the Caribbean who, having completed a minimum of five years of secondary education, wish to further their studies. The examinations address the skills and knowledge acquired by students under a flexible and articulated system where subjects are organized in 1-Unit or 2-Unit courses with each Unit containing three Modules. Subjects examined under CAPE may be studied concurrently or singly.

The Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) is offered every year only at the May / June sitting.

Registration of Private Candidates for the May / June CAPE Examination starts in September. Candidate are advised to visit the Ministry’s website (http://moe.edu.tt) in the last week of August for the exact date and venue for the registration exercise.

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