Guidelines in place for students with COVID sitting exams – OEC

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The Ministry of Education and the Overseas Examinations Commission (OEC) are reporting that guidelines have been put in place to facilitate candidates suspected of or who are COVID-19 positive to sit their examinations.

This will apply to the May/June 2022 CXC, City and Guilds, and NCTVET written examinations.

Following a release from the Ministry of Health and Wellness that outlines a summary of guidelines for the sitting of local and external examinations for candidates with COVID-19, the ministry and the OEC say they have mobilised resources and the necessary communication to stakeholders.

The guidelines to be observed during the examinations period are listed below:  

* A classroom must be explicitly designated for suspected students and be deemed an isolation room. This classroom must be separate from the main examination rooms and be well ventilated. 

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