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OET now available at first test venue in Thailand

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OET, the English language test for healthcare professionals, will be available in Thailand for the first time from March 2017.

The new OET Test Venue will be managed by the AUA Language Centre, Bangkok.

AUA Director of Courses, Michael Kelley said: “As a former U.S.-Thailand bi-national center, AUA Language Center remains steeped in a mission to improve the quality of life for all Thais through English language education, contributing to a higher quality healthcare sector by partnering with CBLA and promoting the OET standard will go a long way to that end”.

OET CEO, Sujata Stead, said AUA Language Center will make a huge contribution to the healthcare sector.

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“OET candidates will have an excellent experience with AUA, both in preparing for OET, and on test day. We commend AUA for their passion for meeting the needs of the community through empowering healthcare professionals to have the level of English communication skills required for safe and effective care”.

The first monthly OET test will be held at 21st Floor, Chamchuri Square Building, 319 Phayathai Rd.Bangkok 10330 Thailand on Saturday 11 March 2017. To register to take the test, go to: www.occupationalenglishtest.org

 

OET now available at first test venue in Bangladesh

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OET, the English language test for healthcare professionals, will be available in Bangladesh for the first time from February 2017.

The new OET Test Venue will be managed by the FutureEd English Language Centre in Dhaka.

Managing Director of FutureEd, Mr. Ameer Yousuf Khan said: “We are privileged to become the first test venue for OET in Bangladesh. With extensive experience in international English tests, we are looking forward to assisting healthcare professionals by administering OET at FutureEd”.

OET CEO, Sujata Stead, said FutureEd will make a huge contribution to the healthcare sector.

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“We commend the FutureEd English Language Centre for their commitment to meeting the needs of healthcare professionals, as this will ensure OET candidates in Bangladesh can take the test locally, rather than travelling overseas. With easier access to OET, more healthcare professionals will have the opportunity to attain the level of English communication skills required for safe and effective healthcare”.

The first monthly OET test will be held at Abedin Tower (5th Floor), 35 Kemal Ataturk Avenue, Bannai, Dhaka 1213 on 12 February 2017. To register to take the test, go to: www.occupationalenglishtest.org
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Join us at the first OET Roadshow in Sri Lanka

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OET’s first ever Test Venue in Colombo, Sri Lanka will be officially launched on 10 January 2017. The launch ceremony will celebrate the provision of a more convenient and easier way for healthcare professionals in Sri Lanka to take OET.

OET staff from Melbourne will also present an OET information session at the Test Venue, Australian College of Business and Technology, Colombo to  coincide with the launch.

Presented by OET staff from Melbourne, Australia, the event will help participants prepare for success with OET, and will include:

  • Test preparation tips
  • Live Speaking Test role-play
  • Opportunity to ask questions and get advice on making the most of the OET test.
  • OET Quiz with prizes for the best knowledge of the OET website: www.occupationalenglishtest.org

Who can attend?
Healthcare professionals intending to take OET as proof of English proficiency.
Teachers of English as a second language.
Healthcare educators, employers and regulators interested in using OET as proof of English proficiency.

How do I register?
Attendance is free, but registration is essential. Register before 7 January to guarantee your spot.

Can I bring a friend?
If a friend or colleague would like to come along, ask them to register using this link.

Date:
 10 January 2017
Time: 14:00 – 17:30
Venue: Australian College of Business & Technology, 442 Galle Road, Colombo 03, Sri Lanka

Register before 7 January 2017
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Join us at the first OET Roadshow in India

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OET’s new Test Venue in Kochi will be officially launched on 12 January 2017. The launch ceremony will celebrate the provision of an easier and more convenient place to take OET for healthcare professionals located in the Kerala region of India.

OET staff from Melbourne will also present two OET information sessions in Kochi on 12 January and New Delhi on 14 January to coincide with the launch, one for teachers of English as a second language, and one for healthcare professionals.

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If you are a healthcare professional, and would like to know more about OET join us at the OET Roadshow for test candidates. If you are a teacher of English as a second language, join us at the Teachers’ Masterclass.

OET India Roadshow Healthcare Professional information session
Find more information and register here for the Kochi Candidate event
Find more information and register here for the New Delhi Candidate event

OET India Roadshow English Teacher Information session
Find more information and register here for the Kochi Teacher event
Find more information and egister here for the New Delhi Teacher event

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Gunnar, Orthopaedic Surgeon, An OET Success Story

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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Gunnar, took OET at a venue in Germany in order to move to Australia to work. He said: “OET is basically the first stepping stone you have to take, you have to prove your level of English to the Australian Medical Board.  The venue was well prepared..and the staff were very friendly there, I felt welcome and relaxed, it was a good atmosphere to do the test”.