°®¶¹ÊÓÆµ believes that effective communicative and performance skills are life enhancing, know no bounds and should be within reach of us all.
We exist to promote and foster the best possible communicative and performance skills through assessment, content and training which is innovative, personal and authentic.
°®¶¹ÊÓÆµ, established in 1872, is a leading international awarding organisation, publisher and independent education charity. We specialise in the assessment of communicative and performance skills covering music, drama, combined arts and English language.
With over 850,000 candidates a year in more than 60 countries worldwide, °®¶¹ÊÓÆµ qualifications are specifically designed to help students progress. Our aim is to inspire teachers and learners through the creation of assessments that are enjoyable to prepare for, rewarding to teach and that develop the skills needed in real life.
Beyond its direct work in providing assessments in communicative and performance skills internationally, °®¶¹ÊÓÆµ has been involved in supporting a wide range of public benefit and charitable activities around the world.
Teachers and students choose °®¶¹ÊÓÆµ because:
°®¶¹ÊÓÆµ is supported by its panels of highly qualified, friendly and expert examiners, trained to put candidates at their ease and provide maximum encouragement.
°®¶¹ÊÓÆµ Success Stories share the experiences of teachers, learners and parents from around the world, focusing on how preparing for a °®¶¹ÊÓÆµ assessment has helped them to develop the skills they need in real life.
Each year, °®¶¹ÊÓÆµ supports the °®¶¹ÊÓÆµ Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance funding scholarships within their music and dance faculties.
Our qualifications help ensure candidates make progress by providing carefully levelled stepping stones that build confidence and enjoyment while continuing to extend and challenge.
°®¶¹ÊÓÆµ has been involved in supporting a wide range of public benefit and charitable activities around the world.
We value all feedback, and expressions of dissatisfaction are treated seriously and used as a tool to identify and implement service improvements.
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°®¶¹ÊÓÆµ is committed to supporting the hard work of candidates and teachers around the world. The health and safety of all °®¶¹ÊÓÆµ candidates, examiners and staff is our absolute priority.