Edexcel aims to expands operations in Mena
Dubai , October 25, 2011
Edexcel Mena, the regional headquarters of Edexcel International, has announced the shifting of its Dubai headquarters to Arjaan Tower in Dubai Media City.
The office will serve the entire Middle East, North Africa and the Caribbean. The move aims to consolidate its current market position and build an infrastructure for future growth, said a statement.
Mark Andrews, regional director, Middle East/North Africa/Caribbean, Edexcel, said: “The accelerated economic development in the region over the past few years has accentuated the need for internationally recognised qualifications at all levels.”
Edexcel sees tremendous potential for growth in the Middle East. The relocation of the head office is aimed at meeting with the growing demand for high quality vocational programmes in the region and our expanding team.
Edexcel brings to the business sector a diverse portfolio of globally recognised qualifications spanning different academic and vocational sectors.
Edexcel’s exclusive BTEC qualifications provide a practical, real-world approach to learning, alongside theoretical background. They are designed both to replicate the professional working environment and provide learners with the skills, knowledge and behaviours they need to succeed in today's job market. Various opportunities for higher education are available for BTEC HND holders in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Australasia.
Edexcel, a Pearson company, is the UK largest awarding company offering academic and vocational qualifications and testing to schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning in the UK and internationally.
Edexcel offers academic and professional qualifications and testing to thousands of schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning globally, and has over 4 million learners enrolled in its highly regarded courses in more than 85 countries. – TradeArabia News Service