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GED Testing Service Rolls Out Online Test Prep and Support

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GED Testing Service Rolls Out Online Test Prep and Support

Beginning in January, students who take the General Educational Development credential test will encounter a more rigorous exam offered exclusively on computer.

To help individuals prepare for the experience and give them feedback on their performance, the GED Testing Service will offer individualized online support starting in late November.

“This is no longer just a test. It’s a start-to-finish program,” said Randy Trask, the president of GED Testing Service in a webinar with the media on Tuesday.

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Interested in the changes to the new 2014 GED® test? Then check out these videos exploring “The Wonderful World of GED Testing Technology” module by module!

GED Test Taking Tips provided by SABES: System for Adult Basic Education Support

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GED Test Taking Tips provided by SABES: System for Adult Basic Education Support

Here is a great little piece of a great site on adult basic education (ABS). This advice is specifically geared towards taking the GED but if you explore the site you’ll find loads of information and tips about ABS in general. If you happen to be involved with ABS yourself, be sure to check out Field Notes, it’s a great cache of the ABS quarterly newsletter which ceased publication in 2009 but is still interesting and useful.

LIFELONG AES JOINS PEARSON VUE NETWORK TO OFFER ACCESSIBLE AND SECURE CERTIFICATION TESTING

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Denver, Colorado – Lifelong AES Inc. has signed an agreement with Pearson VUE, the computer-based testing (CBT) business of Pearson, to test candidates pursuing key industry certifications from leading IT programs, such as Cisco, CompTIA, EMC, HP, LPI, Oracle and VMware.

Pearson VUE believes testing and certification is at the heart of the learning experience, and Lifelong AES will play its part by offering accessible and secure testing to candidates.

Pearson VUE’s advanced system administers exams on behalf of hundreds of businesses, boards and organizations around the globe through the world’s largest most secure test center network. The system enables candidates to register and reschedule their tests online or through a Pearson VUE call center.

“We’re very excited about our new partnership with Pearson VUE,” said Gary Macdonald, Ph. D. “The Pearson VUE Testing System is the most powerful available and gives us unparalleled control and flexibility over our ability to manage our business our way and the agreement means we can easily offer same-day testing, or bring testing to our customers’ locations. We’re pleased to partner with a company whose industry status, technology and passion for excellence will allow us to provide even greater service for our customers.”

The list of certification tests available from test sponsors through the Pearson VUE system is continually growing. Test results are quickly transmitted back, ensuring the candidate’s certification status is promptly updated.

Ray Murray, Vice President – Business Development, Pearson VUE said, “We are proud to welcome Lifelong AES to the rapidly growing global network of Pearson VUE Authorized Test Centers. Together, we are providing even more candidates with the opportunity to obtain meaningful certifications and advance their careers.”

Pearson VUE delivery of exams has continued to increase rapidly in recent years, with the company delivering 10 million exams in 2011.