Edexcel, formerly known as "London Examinations", the largest awarding body in the UK of academic and vocational qualifications. Formed over 100 years ago by a royal charter, the Edexcel Board is respected across the world as an advocate of quality educational standards.Edexcel is a part of the Pearson Group, the world?s foremost educational services company, comprising the Financial Times, Penguin Publishing, Pearson Education and Pearson VUE among other group companies.
Edexcel, which is present in over 110 countries worldwide, offers the International GCSE and GCE AS & A Level qualifications for schools. These qualifications are recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and students are eligible to apply to universities in India. Edexcel is one of only 5 boards accredited by the government of UK to offer GCSEs and GCEs in state funded schools in the UK.
International General Certificate for Secondary Education (International GCSE) is for students aged 14-16 and equivalent to class 10 in India. Constantly refined, the 2009 specifications for International GCSE offer the most up-to-date education with latest references and innovative assessment models coupled with extensive online and offline teaching resources.
General Certificate for Education (GCE) AS & A Levels is for students aged 16-18 and equivalent to classes 11 and 12 in India. The 2008 specifications offer the latest international standards along with a wide range of resources. A new International Advanced Level, designed specifically for international students has recently been added to the suite. Students can then move on to universities in India or UK for further education.
The Edexcel – International General Certificate of Secondary Education (International GCSE) is one of the most recognized qualifications around the world. International GCSE courses are renowned for developing vital educational skills, including recall of knowledge, oral skills, problem solving, initiative, team work and investigative skills. The resulting qualification provides a foundation for higher level courses, such as, the Advanced International Certificate of Education, the North American Advanced Placement program and International Baccalaureate .
Edexcel International GCSE offers a flexible course of study that gives candidates the freedom to choose subjects that are right for them, while providing them with a broad knowledge base and lifelong skills. This world class curriculum is ‘student friendly’ and helps the students to ‘think out of the box’ .