Dr. Yolande Wright joined the staff of the Caribbean Examinations Council as Senior Assistant Registrar of the Measurement and Evaluation Division on 1 December, 2001. In September 2009, Dr Wright was re-assigned to the post of Senior Assistant Registrar, Quality Assurance.
The remit of the Quality Assurance Unit is to develop, assess and improve the organization’s quality systems and processes to keep them effective and efficient for delivering products and services which meet customer expectations for highest quality. The CXC quality management system is referenced to the ISO 9001 Standard for Quality Management.
Dr. Wright has acquired skills which focus on conceptualizing and catalyzing major improvements in the development and the conduct of educational assessment in St Vincent and the Grenadines while as Senior Education Officer, Ministry of Education Women’s Affairs and Culture. She was successful in developing, and successfully defending a proposal to constitute a Measurement and Evaluation Unit to co-ordinate the development of all Standardized internal assessments and the administration of large scale internal and external examinations.
Dr Wright was educated at the University of the West Indies and the University of Manchester where she gained her Ph.D.