Introducing Edexcel qualifications

Welcome to our website. We wanted to take this opportunity to tell you more about Edexcel qualifications from Pearson, the UK’s leading awarding organisation and world-renown Education Company.

Edexcel qualifications are offered by UK and international schools and include GCE A levels, International Advanced Levels, GCSEs, International GCSEs, and a International Primary and Lower secondary curricula.

They are developed to Pearson’s world-class qualification principles, which mean that the content and assessment of Edexcel qualifications are benchmarked against other leading international curriculums. We work collaboratively with a panel of thought-leaders to ensure that Edexcel qualifications represent world-class best practice and enable learners to access top global universities.

If you would like to find out more about how Edexcel qualifications can benefit you and learners at your school, you can request an information pack today or read on for more information.

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A heritage you can trust

The background to Pearson becoming the UK’s largest awarding organisation began in 1836, when a royal charter gave the University of London its first powers to conduct exams and confer degrees on its students. With over 150 years of international education experience, Pearson’s Edexcel qualifications have firm academic foundations, built on the traditions and rigour associated with Britain’s educational system. 

The most reliable awarding organisation

Pearson’s marking processes have been shown to produce exceptionally reliable results – with the fewest grade changes on re-marketing of the leading UK awarding organisations over the past 2 years – demonstrating that at every stage, Pearson qualifications – which include Edexcel academic qualifications – maintain the highest standards.

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Leading learning development and fulfilling potential

Pearson’s world-class qualification standards mean that the content and assessment of Edexcel qualifications are benchmarked against other leading international curriculums. As a result, they represent global best practice in qualification design and encourage deep learning, develop advanced problem-solving skills and develop higher-order knowledge skills to support learners to thrive at degree-level study.

Better technology. Better support.

We offer an unparalleled level of support to make learners and teachers lives easier. Support includes:

Key Facts on Edexcel academic qualifications

  • Edexcel academic qualifications are from Pearson, the UK’s largest awarding organisation
  • Over 3.4 million students worldwide 
  • Mark over 9 million exam scripts on behalf of the UK Department for Education each year
  • Established for over 150 years
  • We operate in over 60 countries

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