Public Examinations

Report of the Commonwealth Planning Seminar, Accra, March 1973

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Examinations Councils

The Development of Regional Examining Bodies, traces the developments in the Commonwealth since 1945 and outlines the progressive local take - over of responsibility for the School Certificate and GCE examinations. The author, who played a significant role throughout this process, detects certain common elements in the diversity of organizations which have emerged. An advisory body, linked to an English Examination Board, initially modifies syllabuses and subsequently organizes a regional examining body which appoints staff and initiates their training in cooperation with the English Board.


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