The Overseas Examinations Commission (OEC) began as a voluntary organisation on November 10, 1887 to conduct Cambridge examinations.
The (OEC) was established November 10, 1887, as a voluntary organisation.
135 years of administering United Kingdom (UK) based international suite of Secondary level examinations
For 44 years (since 1979) of administering the regional Caribbean Examinations Council’s examinations
Currently administering international Professional and semi-Professional examinations for over 600 examining bodies.
The only approved Centre in Jamaica, (since 2009) to administer the Computer Based Examinations (CBE) of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
The only Caribbean Centre recommended in 2008 by the British Council to various UK Colleges and Universities, to administer some of the most sensitive examinations, including Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS); Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP)
A Distinguished International Partner Awardee by the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate in 2000.
Established an outstanding record of sound fiscal management
Established and sustained environmental best practices as part of the OEC’s good governance ethos
Built and sustained a solid platform of opportunities to enable individuals to develop their portfolio of critical Qualifications
Acquired a strong reputation for the value, work and impact of OEC’s Corporate Social Responsibility programmes
Maintained a proud record of uncompromised integrity for over 130 years.