Tag Archive: education

Apr 13 2016

Will CXC’s plan to move to electronic testing be successful?

The regional examination body, CXC, plans to move from paper-based to electronic testing. A number of challenges are anticipated, which will affect its successful realisation. Over the past two weeks or so, the regional high/secondary school examination body, the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC), announced its intention to make all of its examinations electronic and paperless. …

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Mar 09 2016

Why is the Caribbean still debating the importance of IT?

While it is widely known that having some IT skills is crucial in today’s world, there is a concern that it is not being reflected in Caribbean schools. Last week, as would have been observed in our Roundup: for the week ending 6 March 2015, there were news reports on the Chairman of the Caribbean …

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Feb 26 2016

Some considerations when moving to e-textbooks

A discussion of some of the advantages and disadvantages of electronic textbooks in the classroom that may need to be managed. As we have reported and discussed in previous posts, several Caribbean countries have implemented  tablets in schools programmes, in which the aim is to put a tablet computer in the hand of every student. …

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Dec 30 2015

Top 10 articles of 2015

The top 10 most widely read articles published by ICT Pulse in 2015. Of the nearly 140 articles published on ICT Pulse so far for the year, below are the 10 most widely read in 2015: 10.  Snapshot: 2015 update of ICT network readiness in the Caribbean We have been reporting consistently on the World …

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Nov 11 2015

Would the Caribbean get a passing grade for the state of ICTs in the region?

Based on a recent article on Jamaica’s ICT sector, the discussion is extended to the wider Caribbean for further consideration. On Monday, 9 November, The Gleaner newspaper in Jamaica published an article, “Grading Jamaica’s Information And Communication Technology Sector”, in which six well-known and experienced ICT professionals were asked to assess the local industry. In …

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