Coronavirus: May – June O And A Level Examinations Cancelled
24 March 2020
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Own Correspondent|Cambridge International has cancelled its examinations in May and June.

This includes Cambridge IGCSE, Cambridge O Level, Cambridge International AS & A Level, Cambridge AICE Diploma and Cambridge Pre-U, it said in a statement on its website.

“In recent days, many more countries have decided to extend school closures into May and June, making it impossible for many of our schools to hold examinations, ” it said on Monday.

Cambridge International also said that it will be providing regular updates for schools beginning Thursday (March 26).

At the same time, International Baccalaureate examinations for the May 2020 session have also been cancelled.

The organisation announced that the decision to cancel the exams was based on considerable advice from stakeholders across the globe, including schools, students, universities and official bodies.

“The May 2020 examinations will no longer be held, as we believe it to be the most responsible and ethical way forward.

It added that International Baccalaureate students, their wellbeing and progression in future stages of life have been at the forefront of its thinking, as it responds to the Covid-19 pandemic.

“As an organisation, it is critical for the International Baccalaureate to ensure that the options it provides its global community of International Baccalaureate World Schools are based on compassion and fairness for the difficult circumstances that its students and educators are experiencing, ” it said.