British Council Accredits ‘Abu-Ghazaleh Academy’ as a Center to Conduct IELTS Exam


British Council Accredits ‘Abu-Ghazaleh Academy’ as a Center to Conduct IELTS Exam

Special to TAG Educa News Agency 

AMMAN – The British Council has signed a partnership agreement with Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Academy for Capacity Building (TAG-Academy), a member of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Global (TAG.Global), accrediting the Academy’s Proctored Testing Centers (TAGIMETRIC) to conduct the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) in Amman.

IELTS is the world’s most popular English language test that measures applicants' language proficiency for education and work in English speaking countries. More than 11,000 organizations across 140 countries accept IELTS, including government, academic, and employment institutions.

The partnership agreement with TAG-Academy offers the applicants additional options to choose from the accredited examination venues allocated for examinations during the registration process.

British Council's Exams Director Levant & Maghreb, Ms. Ameera Manna’ praised the agreement saying: “We are proud of our long-term strategic partnership with Talal Abu- Ghazaleh Academy as a center for IELTS tests. The Academy offers all the required means, facilities, and the ideal environment to conduct the IELTS exams, which helps our students achieve their aspirations and reach their goals,"

For her part, Ms. Areej Ghannam, regional manager of TAGIMETRIC, stated that such a unique partnership with the British Council-Jordan serves  the IELTS examinations applicants in terms of providing them with the option to choose from additional places for examination. She pointed out the importance of cooperating with the world’s leading bodies that seek to achieve more development in the examinations field, especially in providing an excellent, secure and proctored testing environment.

Ms. Ghannam further stressed that TAGIMETRIC operates in accordance with international regulations and standards with many partners, including the Syrian Virtual University, Pearson Vue Test Center, and the International Arab Society of Certified Accountants (IASCA) and others. Furthermore, she added that the Center is officially approved to conduct recruitment examinations for international companies, institutions and bodies.

For candidates wishing to book their IELTS test in Jordan or find out more information about it, please visit:

Notes to the Editor

For further information, please contact:

British Council: Mr. Omar Abu Ghosh -
Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Global: Ms. Areej Ghannam – aghannam@TAG.Global

The British Council

The British Council is the UK’s international organization for cultural relations and educational opportunities. It works with over 100 countries in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Recently, the British Council reached over 75 million people directly and 758 million people overall including online, broadcasts and publications. The BC makes a positive contribution to the countries it works with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections, and engendering trust. The BC was founded in 1934, as a UK charity governed by the Royal Charter and a UK public body. It receives a 15 percent core-funding grant from the UK government.

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Academy

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Academy for Capacity Building (TAG-Academy) provides total training solutions and professional training in more than 20 sectors and through more than 500 training programs. Its core competencies include comprehensive training and consulting in areas of training needs assessments, training plans, organizational structure reengineering, and system design, in addition to distinguished executive programs in cooperation with leading government and non-government agencies and organizations from around the globe.