London, United Kingdom
24 June 2016
IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the world’s leading English language proficiency test. Over 2.7 million tests were taken in the past year. IELTS is a high-stakes test that opens the door to study, work and migration opportunities all over the world.
IELTS will be conducted in several cities around Greece, powered by the world-class examination systems that PeopleCert is renowned for globally. Test takers will benefit from the know-how and expertise of PeopleCert. Language Schools and Teachers will have access to a wide range of excellent academic services. In addition, test takers in the future will have access to extensive preparation material.
“This is a win-win proposition for PeopleCert and IDP Education” said Marios Molfetas, Business Development Director (Languages), PeopleCert. “IDP Education chose PeopleCert to deliver IELTS in Greece which once again proves our outstanding reputation for technology robustness, service offering and attractive business model that makes sense. At the same time, PeopleCert further elevates the value of IDP Education and the IELTS brand alike, by offering far greater exam flexibility and overall better candidate service” continued Molfetas.
“We are excited to join forces with PeopleCert, an organisation that offers state-of-the-art examination services in 160 countries around the world” noted Melissa Cudmore, Regional Manager, IDP Education (UK). PeopleCert, as the new IELTS Official Test Centre in Greece, offers IELTS every week in Athens, and on multiple dates in major Greek cities, along with excellent examinations services.
The inclusion of IELTS to PeopleCert’s languages portfolio further reaffirms the Group’s strategic endeavour to become a leading provider in language skills proficiency and qualification exams globally. PeopleCert now caters for all levels of English language fluency assessment, including LanguageCert for levels A1-A2, City&Guilds examinations for B1-C2, as well as IELTS for English language proficiency.
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