What is Edexcel?
Edexcel is a private examination board based in the United Kingdom and owned by Pearson. Edexcel regulates examinations and qualifications in Britain and across the world. It is the largest organization of its kind in the UK.
History of Edexcel
Edexcel was founded in 1996 from a merger of two existing examination boards. In 2005, Pearson acquired Edexcel, and Edexcel later expanded its offering of international examinations that are designed to provide assessments equivalent to UK standards. Today, Edexcel offers a wide variety of assessments and incorporates several examination boards.