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The British Council Global Exams Services

We develop and deliver innovative and flexible solutions that enable assessment organisations to support their candidates to achieve their full potential.

Our work in numbers

4.5 million

exams each year

100+ countries

in every time zone, on every continent.

25,000 venue staff

including invigilators and supervisors.

2,000 partner schools

supported in a global community.

The world's most trusted exams services partner

We deliver 4.5 million exams each year whenever and wherever you need them - at a test centre, at your school or using our secure online delivery.

  • Trusted partner

    We have more than 85 years of experience working with schools, universities and professional associations. We support our clients through change, find solutions to their challenges and help them grow.
  • Innovative and flexible

    We are committed to meeting our clients' needs today and tomorrow. We will help you understand and take advantage of the latest developments across the evolving landscape of technology-enabled assessment.
  • Global specialists

    We are located in more than 100 countries, find us where you need us. We are your team of highly dedicated professionals with extensive local knowledge.
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Delivery services

We provide a comprehensive and flexible range of multi-modal assessment services that fit the needs of your qualifications.

Our dedicated account managers are available to discuss your specific needs.

Our range of services

Delivery services

Global network

We deliver exams in over 100 countries, supported by over 25,000 staff who can support you in local language, across all time zones.

Support and expertise

Integrated delivery services

Solutions to suit you whether you are looking for online proctoring, scheduling, registrations or digital credentials.

Tailored exams services

Test centre delivery

An extensive network for high-stakes, session-based and scheduled on-demand exams.

Extensive centre network

Online proctoring

Your candidates can take their exams anytime from a location of their choice.

Online flexible solutions
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Technology and innovation

We help you understand the rapidly evolving assessment industry and are committed to leveraging the latest advances to your benefit.

Our deep understanding of technology-enabled assessment in combination with our wide network of technology partners allow us to offer the latest bespoke digital solutions to our clients.

Technology-enabled assessment services

Assessment technology global community

Discover our community, your access to a global community of experts in education and assessment technology.

Café Chat: Discover developments and trends in assessment

British Council Café Chats offer an online space for discovering the latest developments and trends in digital exam delivery and innovations in assessment.

Sector solutions

Exam services for professional bodies

Partner with us to drive your international assessment strategy and provide a world-class exams experience.

Exam services for universities

Trust the British Council to grow your overseas presence by bridging the gap between educators & technology providers through secure & flexible exam solutions.

Exam services for schools

We help schools deliver UK international school qualifications and work with three UK awarding bodies to provide exam delivery services and operational support.