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St. Lucian is new CXC Registrar

St. Lucian is new CXC Registrar

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14.DEC.07

Dr Didacus Jules, a St Lucian national, will take up the post of Registrar – Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) on April 2, 2008.{{more}}

As Registrar, Dr Jules will provide strategic leadership and management in relation to the general business of CXC and the operations at its Headquarters in Barbados.

Dr Jules is an experienced educator with over 25 years in various senior positions in education, including Permanent Secretary in the Ministries of Education in Grenada and St Lucia; and Consultant on a number of regional education projects. He led the World Bank team which prepared the Bank’s Vision 2020 Strategy for Education in the Caribbean and was a member of the Task Force which updated the OECS Education Strategy. He also brings private sector experience, having served most recently as Vice President for Human Resources for Cable & Wireless.

Dr Jules holds both an MSc and a PhD from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, USA. He also holds an Executive Masters in Business Administration and a Bachelors of Arts degree from the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus.

“The Council is delighted to attract someone of Dr Jules’ calibre as its new Chief Executive,” stated Professor E Nigel Harris, Chairman of CXC. “His immense experience both in education and management augurs well for his leadership of the Council and its future development.”

Dr Jules succeeds Dr Lucy Steward, who has served with distinction as Registrar of CXC from October 1998.

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