Performing Arts Conference a Success

The inaugural CSEC and CAPE Performing Arts Conference hosted by Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination (EBCCI) and sponsored by CXC and Barbados Community College has been hailed a success by delegates. Conference Chair, Ms Yvonne Weekes of the EBCCI) said “feedback from delegates indicates that it was indeed a successful first attempt and one which most delegates hope will be an annual event.”

CXC offered to workshops; one on Multiple Choice Item Writing for CSEC Theatre Arts and Music; and the other a presentation entitled “The Arts though the Years: Candidate Performance in CSEC and CAPE ‘Arts Examinations.” Both sessions were conducted by Measurement and Evaluation Officers Mr James Young and Mrs Suzanne Boodoo-Murray.

Conference participants came from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, St Kitts and Nevis, St Maarten, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, St Lucia and Virgin Islands (UK).

See links below for coverage and photos from Performing Arts Conference:

Coverage in the Barbados Advocate newspaper:  http://www.barbadosadvocate.com/news/value-arts

Item Writing Workshop: