1,086 students to sit Grade Six National Assessment this week

examsRoseau, Dominica – May 23, 2016. The Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development will administer the annual Grade Six National Assessment (G6NA) on Thursday, May 26 and Friday, May 27, 2016.

1086 students, 537 girls and 549 boys, are set to write the exams. This number represents a slight increase (3%) from last year when 1058 students sat the exam.

The examinations are scheduled to begin at 8:00 am, with an assembly at 7:45, at 53 centers around the island.

On day one, students will be tested on Language Arts and Social Studies, while on day two; Mathematics and Science will be administered. With the exception of language Arts, all exams will be single multiple-choice papers. The Language Arts examination will consist of two (2) components; a sixty (60) item multiple-choice paper and a composition paper.

The Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development advises parents that they are not allowed at testing centers while the examinations are in progress.

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3 Comments

  1. Me
    May 23, 2016

    God bless all of you.

  2. May 23, 2016

    I consider Grade 6 National Assessment to be a serious form of child abuse!

    Children should not be placed under that kind of “academic” pressure between the age of nine and eleven. The fact that success in the exam is linked to the monetary award of scholarships and bursaries places even greater strain on the child.

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