IDP Education is a global leader in international student recruitment and a co-owner of IELTS (International English Language Testing System), a leading English language proficiency test. Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, IDP Education is 50% owned by 38 Australian universities through Education Australia Limited, with the remaining 50% traded on the ASX.
For more than 45 years, IDP Education has played a major role in international education and placed more than 400,000 students into quality institutions in Australia, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada and New Zealand. In addition, IDP Education has been involved in English language teaching since 1988 and operates English language schools in Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia.
IDP Education is a co-owner of IELTS, with British Council and Cambridge English Language Assessment. Since its launch in 1989, IELTS has become the world’s most popular high-stakes English language proficiency test. It is accepted as evidence of English language proficiency by more than 9,000 organisations worldwide and more than 2.9 million tests are taken around the world annually.
Finally IDP Education employs more than 1,600 staff globally, has 90 student recruitment offices in 30 countries and more than 400 IELTS test locations in 60 countries.
IELTS is jointly owned by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia, and Cambridge English Language Assessment