News

September 9, 2016

In light of recent media reports, the Overseas Examinations Commission (OEC), which has been in operation for 129 years of distinguished service to the Government and people of Jamaica and acts as a Proctoring (Supervisory) Body for many Overseas Examining Boards, including the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC), wishes to clarify aspects of the administration of examinations and highlight its role and the processes involved for the information of the general public.

October 1, 2015

Overseas Examinations Commission has signed a agreement with Pearson VUE, the computer-based testing (CBT) business of Pearson, to test candidates pursuing key industry certifications from leading IT programs, such as Cisco, CompTIA, EMC, HP, LPI, Oracle and VMware.

November 8, 1957

The Cambridge Local Examinations Committee celebrated its 75th year on Saturday. In a ceremony at St. Luke's Hall, book prizes were presented to students who stood highest in their various groups in the School Certificate Examinations.

May 17, 1957

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of Cambridge Local Examinations in Jamaica, the Cambridge Local Examinations Committee is offering this year book prizes to the value of £75 to candidates who gained the highest marks in the School Certificate and the Higher School Certificate examination last December.

June 25, 1948

THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT has been issued on behalf of the Cambridge Local Examinations Committee: "In these days of rapid change in so many institutions it is difficult to keep abreast of all the new ideas and the new regulations and the new constitutions..."

July 6, 1905

The annual distribution of certificates in connection with the Cambridge Local Examination, took place at the Collegiate Hall yesterday afternoon. The function commenced shortly after four o'clock.