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The Education Ministry says three questions in the Secondary Assessment Examination will not be marked to ensure that no student is at a disadvantage

The Education Ministry says three questions in the Secondary Assessment Examination will not be marked to ensure that no student is at a disadvantage

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Dwight Yorke speaks to students of the Patience Hill Government Primary School following completion of the Secondary Entrance Assessment

The Ministry of Education is today saying that three questions in the Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) examinations will not be marked to ensure that no child is at a disadvantage.

At a news conference that was held to appraise the public of the development Chief Education Officer Harrilal Seecharan revealed that three questions were flagged to have errors on the examination papers.

Two of the questions were from the English paper while one was from the Mathematics exam.

Chief Education Officer Harrilal Seecharan

Chief Education Officer Harrilal Seecharan and Education Minister, Anthony Garcia

He sought to assure the public that the fault was not that of the Education Ministry but of the Caribbean Examination Council.

The Chief Education Officer said officials at the CXC will visit Trinidad and Tobago tomorrow adding that further discussions on the matter will continue

Seecharan also reiterated that no student will suffer as a result of the error.

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