Pearson Test of English qualification launched in Sri Lanka
Aug 27, 2015 13:29 PM GMT+0530 | 0 Comment(s)
ENGLISH SKILLS Steven McGill, Pearson’s Head of Partner Markets speaking at the launch.
ECONOMYNEXT - The Pearson Test of English qualification has been made available in Sri Lanka providing language skills needed for living abroad and accepted for university admission in over 60 countries including the UK, USA and Canada.
“Pearson’s launch of its Pearson Test of English – Academic and the Pearson Test of English for Young Learners in Sri Lanka is very timely,” said Premila Paulraj, Pearson’s Regional Director – Asia.
“PTE – A scores are widely accepted internationally for immigration and to study abroad.”
Desirable features of these tests include their flexibility in scheduling exam times at the convenience of the candidate, and the almost immediate test results, she said.
Steven McGill, Pearson’s Head of Partner Markets (Asia) said, students aiming to study abroad will be pleased that the PTE Academic test is available locally.
“We believe that the ability to communicate effectively in English is crucial to international success in education and in the workplace. PTE Academic was created in response to demand for a more accurate, objective, secure and relevant test of English.” (Colombo/August 27 2015)