GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >>

 
  Share
• The university has seen high demand for OET at their examination centre for healthcare sector in Alexandria
• University plans to open up their Second test centre in Giza
 
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 10, 2019:   Cambridge Assessment English, a part of University of Cambridge has seen a great demand from Egyptian doctors for the Occupational English Test (OET), the English language test of the healthcare sector at the examination center of Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport university in Alexandria. The International Examination Centre in Alexandria has been offering the OET test for the past four years.
 
Since 2013, OET has been owned by Cambridge Boxhill Language Assessment, a venture between Cambridge Assessment English and Box Hill Institute. 
OET is an Australian-developed English language test that assesses the language proficiency of healthcare professionals. It provides assessment of all four language skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking – through test material designed to reflect real healthcare scenarios. 
 
The Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport university is proud to host the Occupational English Test (OET) at the International Examination Centre in Alexandria, giving the opportunity to healthcare professionals from Egypt and all over the world to prove their ability to communicate effectively in a demanding healthcare environment. Having a Local Examination Centre for OET exam in Egypt is a great chance for Egyptian doctors to have a proficiency test which is trusted by healthcare governments & employers to ensure that healthcare professionals have the required English proficiency to provide safe & effective care to the patients. 
 
Dr Ismail Abdel Ghaffar, President of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport said, “The international healthcare community is incredibly diverse and professionals from Egypt and all over the world make a huge contribution. However, it is essential that professionals working in English-speaking environments have the English language skills which they need to deliver high-quality care and patient safety. This enables them to deal with complex communication situations with their colleagues and patients. It is really encouraging that the OET test is taking off in Egypt as it will mean more professionals will have a positive experience of working in the healthcare sector. It is also great for us to be on board and we all are delighted to be working with such a prestigious organization.”
 
Nassim Abu-Ershaed, Regional Commercial Head at Cambridge Assessment English said, “OET is a specialist English language test for the healthcare sector that is used by medical professionals who need to prove they have the right levels of English language skills to work in an English-speaking environment. An expert from Cambridge Assessment English, the majority owners of OET, has welcomed the demand.” 
 
OET reflects real life workplace scenarios for 12 healthcare professions which are - Dentistry, Dietetics, Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Radiography, Speech Pathology and Veterinary Science. 
 
OET can be used as a proof of English language ability for people who want to work and study around the world including the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Ukraine, Dubai, Singapore or Namibia.



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 6720 times
Posted on : Thursday, October 10, 2019  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Save the Children Jordan launches TREE program “Transforming Refugee Education towards Excellence “t...
Next Story : Move Your IT Career to the Next Level with CompTIA Network+ Certification and PrepAway Practice Test...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Make Up for Ever Introduces for the First Time Its New Active Care-in-foundation...
Olay Eyes Hydra Gel
Maillon De Cartier Watch
LG Prioritizes Home Comfort With Latest Air Conditioners for GCC Market
6 Steps X 6 Products from Essence: The Shortcut that Perfects Skin - Now more th...
Kristina Fidelskaya A/W 2020 Collection “Dream”
Eid Gifts From The Body Shop
Ralph Lauren Expands Its Earth Polo Offering, Reinforces Commitment to Protectin...
Happy Eid with Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Fleur
Vatika Focuses on Making Quarantine a Quality Time With New Viral Campaign
Your at-Home Spa Guide With Skin Republic
Sony Middle East & Africa Launches New Compact 4K Handycam® Camcorder with Advan...
Dubai Sports Council Thanks Wise Leadership for Its Protection and Care of the C...
UAE Banks Among Top Performing in GCC, KPMG Report Finds
Dubai Customs: Strategic Plan to Curb Corona
Etihad Guest Rewards Members While Staying Home
Denim Culture
Etihad Holidays to Be Operated by Dnata Travel Group In the UK
Mohap Hails Family Doctors' Efforts in Countering Covid-19 Crisis
Pure Health Launches Covid-19 Field Laboratory at Sharjah Expo Centre
Celebrate Father's Day With Parmigiani Fleurier Tondagraph Slate
Lenovo's Tech Gift Guide
First Range Rover Made Under Social Distancing Measures Comes Off Jaguar Land R...
Made in Italy, ICSA® Issues a Notification of Counterfeit Products Found in the ...
Karl Lagereld Drives Digital Innovation With Launch of the “Maison Karl Lagerfe...
Emirates Post Launches ‘Epostcard' to Connect Friends and Families
Instagram Partners with TBWA Raad and Egyptian Food Bank to #Stopfoodwaste
Covid-19 Disruption Will Lead to 28 Million Surgeries Cancelled Worldwide
Etihad Airways Increases Number and Frequency of Special Flights Worldwide
IATA Outlines Layered Approach for Industry Re-Start
Union Coop Launched ‘Drive Thru' Shopping Service
Ralph Lauren: How to master the art of tie-dye. #RLatHome
Abu Dhabi University Creates Face Shield Prototype to Support the Local Healthca...
MHPS Captures Global Gas Turbine Market Share Leadership Again
Dubai Chamber and Al Tamimi & Co discuss Covid-19 and Force Majeure in the UAE
Emirates Sets Industry-leading Safety Standard for Customers Travelling as It Re...
Keeping Mobile Networks Running Top Priority During COVID-19 Pandemic
Commodity Weekly: Gold and Silver Pop as Economic Clouds Darken
Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations Reports Fiscal 2019/20 Retail Sale...
OMEGA Adds Full Gold Models to The Speedmaster 38 mm Collection
ENEC Completes Significant Test for Unit 4 at Barakah
SRTI Park Discusses Reality, Future of Research and Development in Arab Region
Introducing the Marks & Spencer Summer Edit
Jameel Institute at Imperial College London Launches New Tool to Help Hospitals ...
Arabian Automobiles Welcomes the All-New 2020 Nissan Sunny
Give the Gift of Time and Convenience This Eid With Lg Electronics
Abu Dhabi Early Childhood Authority: How to Help Your Children Thrive With Remot...
What Narcolepsy Is and How to Cope With It
UAE Develops a Rapid Coronavirus Laser Testing Technology
Twitter Launches ‘Heroes of Good' Campaign to Celebrate the Spirit of Ramadan