Cambridge International has taken the decision of annulling all the examinations and has decided to grade students bases on their skills and knowledge gained in their respective courses this year amid the coronavirus outbreak which has brought the entire world to a halt.
As per a statement that was released by the body of the international examination, they have taken the tough decision of not conducting the international exams in the month of May and June 2020 in any nation across the globe.
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The statement further read that the situation with the coronavirus outbreak is changing at a drastic pace. Many more schools in many other nations have taken the decision of extending the schools closure until May and June, thus making it impossible to take the international examinations. It further added that they have been consulting with their global community of schools.
Cambridge International has clearly indicated that the first most preference is the safety and wellbeing of the students as well as the teachers.
All the examinations including the Cambridge International AS & A Level, Cambridge IGCSE, Cambridge AICE Diploma, Cambridge O Level, a and Cambridge Pre-U have all been postponed.
The statement further read that they would be working closely with the schools for assessing the achievements of the students via making use of the best available evidence.
Uzma Yousaf, the Country Director for Pakistan of the Cambridge International sai that they are working on how to exactly make this decision and the proof that would be taken into consideration and more details about it would be shared on the 26th of March.