The British Council is an international charity that is committed to developing a wider knowledge of the English language and promoting the advancement of education to encourage cultural, scientific, technological and other educational exchange. The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries.
IDP Education is a world leader in international student placement services. IDP Education Limited is an ASX listed company that is 50% owned by 38 Australian universities. IDP Education has played a major role in international education. IDP Education is also a proud co-owner of IELTS (International English Language Testing System). IELTS is jointly owned by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment.
PTE Academic is a computer-based academic English language test aimed at non-native English speakers wanting to study abroad. It tests Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking. There is one multi-level test. Formerly The London Test of English, these are designed to reward positive achievement in English language learning. The tests consist of two parts: a written paper and an interview.