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New PVQC programs with speaking tests

Irvine, CA – December 20, 2022 —

Global Learning and Assessment Development (GLAD) announces new Professional Vocabulary Quotient Credential (PVQC) programs with speaking tests. The new PVQC programs (also called PVQC Plus programs) have three levels as PVQC programs: Fundamentals, Specialist, and Expert. The new PVQC programs are designed for the novice or beginner to learn the specific terminology and sentences in English of various industries with reading, listening, speaking, and spelling/writing tests.

The PVQC programs are internationally recognized and reflect the most relevant Industrial vocabulary, keywords, and sentences required to gain the knowledge and skills needed in today’s academic and business settings.

For more information about the new GLAD PVQC programs, please contact service@gladworld.net

About GLAD
GLAD integrates and delivers comprehensive learning solutions including training, practice tests, assessments, and certifications for students, teachers, and business professionals.
http://www.gladworld.net

PVQC® is a registered trademark of GLAD.

PVQC for Sciences and Popular Sciences programs have been released

Irvine, CA, USA -March 26, 2021 —

Global Learning and Assessment Development (GLAD) announces new innovative learning, assessment, and certification programs. Professional Vocabulary Quotient Credential (PVQC) for Sciences and Popular Sciences (Pop-Sciences) programs have been released. The PVQC for Sciences programs include Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology, and Earth Sciences. The PVQC for Pop-Sciences programs include Living and Information Technology (LIT) for maker, and Natural Sciences. The PVQC for Sciences and Pop-Sciences programs are designed for the novice or beginner to learn the basics of science and technology. PVQC for Sciences and Pop-Sciences programs have three levels: Fundamentals, Specialist and Expert.

The PVQC and PELC (Professional English Listening and Writing Comprehension) programs are internationally recognized and reflect the most relevant Industrial vocabulary, keywords, and sentences required to gain the knowledge and skills needed in today’s academic and business settings.

For more information about the GLAD PVQC and PELC programs, please contact service@gladworld.net.

About GLAD
GLAD integrates and delivers comprehensive learning solutions including training, practice tests, assessments, and certifications for students, teachers, and business professionals.
http://www.gladworld.net

PVQC® and PELC® are registered trademarks of GLAD.


MAINTENANCE OUTAGE DATE : from 2021-March-10 02:00 UTC to 2021-March-10 07:00 UTC

Irvine, CA, USA—March. 4, 2021—

MAINTENANCE OUTAGE DATE:

Start: 2021-March-10 02:00 UTC
End: 2021-March-10 07:00 UTC

During the above period, GLAD webpages may be a brief period of connectivity loss and increased latency.

MAINTENANCE OUTAGE DATE : from 2020-09-14 00:00 UTC to 2020-10-02 00:00 UTC

Irvine, CA, USA—Sep. 07, 2020—

MAINTENANCE OUTAGE DATE:

Start : 2020-09-14 00:00 UTC
End : 2020-10-02 00:00 UTC

During the above period, GLAD webpages may be a brief period of connectivity loss and increased latency.


Artificial Intelligence Literacy Programs Learning, Assessment and Certifications have been released.

Irvine, CA, USA and Beijing, China—Jan. 26, 2020

Global Learning and Assessment Development (GLAD) announces a new innovative learning and assessment system. The new programs called Artificial Intelligence Literacy (AIL) were released today.
Artificial Intelligence technologies and applications will be used everywhere. The reason we developed Artificial Intelligence Literacy (AIL) is to help non-professional AI users learn the basic knowledge, technologies and applications of AI. The content of the AIL programs are divided into several modules, such as AI Basics, AI Applications and Development, AI Knowledge Concepts, AI Technical Concepts, and AI Advanced Techniques.
Based on the needs of different applications, the AIL programs have been divided into two levels: Fundamentals and Essentials. GLAD launched PVQC programs for learning AI vocabulary and keywords last month.
The Artificial Intelligence Literacy (AIL) programs are internationally recognized and reflect the most relevant Industrial AI concepts, knowledge and skills needed in today’s academic and business settings.

For more information about the GLAD PVQC programs, please contact service@gladworld.net

About GLAD
GLAD integrates and delivers comprehensive learning solutions including training, practice tests, assessments and certifications for students, teachers and business professionals.
http://www.gladworld.net/


MAINTENANCE OUTAGE DATE : from Feb. 24, 2020 to Feb. 25, 2020

Irvine, CA, USA and Taipei, Taiwan—Feb. 24, 2020

Please do not plan to test during the outage. All system connections with GLAD will be offline for maintenance. Updates will take place from Feb. 24, 2020 to Feb. 25, 2020

PVQC AI (Artificial Intelligence) programs have been released.

Irvine, CA, USA and Beijing, China—Feb. 20, 2020

Global Learning and Assessment Development (GLAD) announces new innovative learning, assessment and certification programs. Professional Vocabulary Quotient Credential (PVQC) for Artificial Intelligence (AI) programs have been released today. PVQC AI programs have two levels, Specialist and Expert. The PVQC AI programs include AI basics, AI applications and AI knowledge and skills. The PVQC AI programs are designed for the novice or beginner to learn the emerging technology such as AI.

The PVQC programs are internationally recognized and reflects the most relevant Industrial vocabulary and keywords about knowledge and skills needed in today’s academic and business settings.

For more information about the GLAD PVQC programs, please contact service@gladworld.net
PVQC® is a registered trademark of GLAD

About GLAD
GLAD integrates and delivers comprehensive learning solutions including training, practice tests, assessments and certifications for students, teachers and business professionals.
http://www.gladworld.net/


MAINTENANCE OUTAGE

Irvine, CA, USA—Jan. 29, 2020

MAINTENANCE OUTAGE DATE:

Start: 2020-02-04 05:00 UTC
End: 2020-02-04 10:00 UTC

During the above period, GLAD webpages may be a brief period of connectivity loss and increased latency.


Winners of GLAD PVQC & PELC 2019 competitions- Awards ceremony on January 20, 2020

Irvine, CA, USA and Taipei, Taiwan—Jan. 20, 2020—

GLAD and its major partners in Taiwan have successfully held the 2019 to 2020 competition for PVQC and PELC programs from Oct. 2019 to Jan. 2020.
About 34,020 contestants from 170 colleges and high schools joined the competition.
The Deputy Minister of education (Taiwan MOE)—Dr. Lin, presented the final awards at a ceremony on Jan. 24. 2020.
The PVQC & PELC 2020 competitions and the ICT & BAP 2020 competitions were launched at the awards ceremony.


PVQC ELW (Everyday Life and Workplaces) programs have been released.

Irvine, CA, USA and Beijing, China—Jan. 10, 2020

Global Learning and Assessment Development (GLAD) announces new innovative learning, assessment and certification programs. Everyday Life and Workplaces (ELW) programs have been released today. ELW is the Fundamentals level of the Professional Vocabulary Quotient Credential (PVQC) programs. The content of each ELW program includes vocabulary and keywords of everyday life and one domain, such as infant and child care (ICC). Based on the needs of different learning and applications, PVQC now has been divided into three levels: Fundamentals, Specialist and Expert.

The PVQC programs are internationally recognized and reflects the most relevant Industrial vocabulary and keywords about knowledge and skills needed in today’s academic and business settings. PVQC ELW programs currently have products on ICC (infant and child care), CEC (civil engineering and construction), MHC (medical and health Care), and FSD (fashion styles and design). GLAD will launch more PVQC ELW programs on other domains soon.

For more information about the GLAD PVQC ELW programs, please contact service@gladworld.net
PVQC® is a registered trademark of GLAD

About GLAD
GLAD integrates and delivers comprehensive learning solutions including training, practice tests, assessments and certifications for students, teachers and business professionals.
http://www.gladworld.net/




Winners of GLAD PVQC & PELC 2018 competitions- Awards ceremony on January 24, 2019

Irvine, CA, USA and Taipei, Taiwan—Jan. 24, 2019—

About 31,800 contestants from 185 colleges and high schools joined the competition. The Deputy Minister of education (Taiwan MOE)—Dr. Lin, presented the final awards at a ceremony on Jan. 24, 2019. The PVQC & PELC 2019 competitions and the ICT & BAP 2019 competitions were launched at the awards ceremony.


The GLAD PVQC Programs awarded “The Best Road Show Award” at the 20th China International Industry Fair, 2018, Shanghai, China.

Irvine, CA, USA and Beijing, China—Sep. 25, 2018—

Global Learning & Assessment Development Company (GLAD), with operations in Irvine, CA. USA, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and in Greater China Region (Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao and mainland China), was awarded The Best Road Show Award in the 20th China International Industry Fair, 2018 (on Sep. 20-22), Shanghai, China, with its PVQC (Professional Vocabulary Quotient Credential) program.

The PVQC programs include learning and assessment software, PVQC TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers Other Languages) program, learning resources and certifications.

The 20th China International Industry Fair, 2018, Shanghai, China is held by China MOIT (Ministry of Industry and Information Technology), China NDRC (National Development and Reform Commission), China MOST (Ministry of Science and Technology), and Shanghai City Government in the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) with 280 thousand square meters on Sep. 20-22. This year 175 colleges around the world were invited with 711 products.

About GLAD
GLAD integrates and delivers comprehensive learning solutions including training, practice tests, assessments and certifications for students, teachers and business professionals. http://gladworld.net/


MAINTENANCE OUTAGE DATE: Jun. 13, 2018

Irvine, CA, USA and Taipei, Taiwan—Jun. 12, 2018

Please do not plan to test during the outage. All system connections with GLAD will be offline for maintenance. Updates will take place on Jun. 13 from 18:00 UTC to Jun. 13 23:00 UTC .

Winners of GLAD PVQC & PELC 2017 competitions- Awards ceremony on January 29, 2018

Irvine, CA, USA and Taipei, Taiwan—Jan. 30, 2018

GLAD and its major partners in Taiwan have successfully held the 2017 to 2018 competition for PVQC and PELC programs from Oct. 2017 to Jan. 2018.

About 28,700 contestants from 170 colleges and high schools joined the competition. The Deputy Minister of education (Taiwan MOE)—Dr. Lin, presented the final awards at a ceremony on Jan. 29, 2018. The PVQC & PELC 2018 competitions and the ICT & BAP 2018 competitions were launched at the awards ceremony.


For more information please visit :

The PVQC & PELC 2017 competitions : https://sites.google.com/site/2017gladcontest/ and http://www2.gladworld.net/contest/

The ICT & BAP 2018 competitions : https://sites.google.com/site/2017bapict/ and http://use360.net/bap2018


About GLAD TESOL for PVQC/PELC program

Irvine, CA, USA and Beijing, China—Nov. 22, 2017

Global Learning & Assessment Development Company (GLAD), with operations in Irvine, CA. USA, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and in Greater China Region (Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao and mainland China) is pleased to announce the development of a new training program called GLAD TESOL for PVQC/PELC program.
The GLAD TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers Other Language) program is a training course for teachers to teach English using GLAD PVQC and/or PELC (Professional Vocabulary Quotient Credential & Professional English Listening Comprehension) programs for their resources. The GLAD TESOL for PVQC/PELC program includes the instructional design, instructional methods and teaching material for teachers to use the PVQC and/or PELC programs. The training period is about 4 days (24 hours). The teacher will be granted a PVQC/PELC-TESOL certificate if she/he passes the requirements in the training course.
For more information about the GLAD TESOL program, please contact servicetw@gladworld.net
Remark: TESOL is a registered trademark of TESOL International Association or its respective owner.

About GLAD

GLAD integrates and delivers comprehensive learning solutions including training, practice tests, assessments and certifications for students, teachers and business professionals. www.gladworld.net

Winners of GLAD PVQC & PELC 2016 competitions- Awards ceremony on January 23, 2017

Irvine, CA, USA and Taipei, Taiwan—Jan. 23, 2017

GLAD and its major partners in Taiwan have successfully held the 2015 competition for PVQC and PELC programs from Oct. 2016 to Jan. 2017.

About 27,000 contestants from 130 colleges and high schools joined the competition. The Deputy Minister of education (Taiwan MOE)—Dr. Lin,

presented the final awards at a ceremony on Jan. 23, 2017. The PVQC & PELC 2017 competitions and the ICT & BAP 2017 competitions were launched at the awards ceremony.

For more information please visit :
The PVQC & PELC 2016 competitions : https://sites.google.com/site/2016glad/ and http://www2.gladworld.net/contest/
The ICT & BAP 2016 competitions : https://sites.google.com/site/2017bapict/ and http://use360.net/bap2017

 

GLAD's professional certification is recognized by Arvind Limited, one of India's largest textile manufacturers .


Irvine, CA, USA and Taipei, Taiwan—Updated : Nov. 14 , 2016

GLAD's professional certification is recognized by Arvind Limited, one of India's largest textile manufacturers .

Arvind Limited (formerly Arvind Mills) is a textile manufacturer and the flagship company of the Lalbhai Group. Its headquarters is in Naroda, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. It has units at Santej (near Kalol).

 

For more information, please visit :

‧http://www.arvind.com/ →

‧https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arvind_(company) →

GLAD Holds 6th Annual IT and Professional English Competitions for Greater China Region on Aug. 18, 2016

Irvine, CA, USA and Beijing, China—Aug. 18, 2016—Global Learning & Assessment Development Company (GLAD), with operations in Irvine, CA. USA, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and in Greater China Region (Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao and mainland China) has successfully held the IT and Professional English Competitions for Greater China Region in Taipei on Aug. 18, 2016.

The competition is focused on the language and technical skills needed for vocational success, GLAD serves targeted vertical markets from high schools to colleges with fresh, custom-designed learning content and assessments. The competition includes five programs :

PVQC : Professional Vocabulary Quotient Credential (Professional English)

BAP : Business Application Professionals

ICT : Information Communication and Technologies

IBA : CIW Internet Business Associate

MDA : Mobile Device Apps

This is the 6th annual completion in the Greater China Region. This year had 12 winning schools from about 250 schools in mainland China and 25 winning schools from 120 schools in Taiwan for a total of 37 schools. This contest included both student and teacher competitions.

View all photos on https://goo.gl/photos/QEn6V3dgDkinkP6d6

 

GLAD 2016 Competitions are designed to meet the needs of learning IoT (Internet of Things) essential technology and Makers' education.

GLAD announced the 2016 Competitions to meet the needs of learning IoT (Internet of Things) essential technology and Makers' education as below:
The GLAD ICT & BAP 2016 Competitions are from Jan. 22, 2016 to March 26, 2016.
The GLAD PVQC & PELC 2016 Competitions are from July 1, 2016 to Jan. 16, 2017.
The information technology competency competitions are from Jan. 1 to Aug. 15, 2016.

For more detailed information, please visit : http://www.gladworld.net/contest
The PVQC & PELC 2016 competitions : https://sites.google.com/site/2016glad/
The ICT & BAP 2016 competitions : https://sites.google.com/site/2016bapict/ and http://www.jyic.net/act

 

Winners of GLAD PVQC & PELC 2015 competitions- Awards ceremony on January 21, 2016

Irvine, CA, USA and Taipei, Taiwan—Jan. 21, 2016

GLAD and its major partners in Taiwan have successfully held the 2015 competition for PVQC and PELC programs from Oct. 2015 to Jan. 2016.

About 25,800 contestants from 130 colleges and high schools joined the competition. The Deputy Minister of education (Taiwan MOE)—Dr. Lin,

presented the final awards at a ceremony on Jan. 21, 2016. The PVQC & PELC 2016 competitions and the ICT & BAP 2016 competitions were launched at the awards ceremony.

For more information please visit :
The PVQC & PELC 2016 competitions : https://sites.google.com/site/2016glad/
The ICT & BAP 2016 competitions : https://sites.google.com/site/2016bapict/ and http://www.jyic.net/act

 

About GLAD's partners for 2015 competition
GLAD would like to thank the academic partners who hosted the competitions in 6 districts and the final award ceremony: Tungnan University, National Ilan University (NIU), Chien Hsin University of Science and Technology (UCH), Chung Chou University of Science and Technology, Cheng-Shiu University (CSU), Chia Nan University of Pharmacy and Science (CNU), and National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU).

GLAD Begins Operating on Integrea Global Learning and Assessment Platform

Irvine, CA, USA and Beijing, China—March 24, 2015—Global Learning & Assessment Development Company (GLAD), with operations in Irvine, CA. USA, in Toronto, Canada and in Greater China Region (Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao and mainland China) has adopted the technology-leading platform for learning and assessments provided by Integrea. Focusing on the language and technical skills needed for vocational success, GLAD serves targeted vertical markets with fresh, custom-designed learning content and assessments.


For more information, please visit http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/03/prweb12599877.htm

 

About Integrea
Integrea provides workforce solutions through integration of innovative and proven technologies in a single “Global Platform” for the online delivery of state of the art skills training and assessments worldwide. www.integrea.com

About Ascentify
Ascentify Learning Media Inc. develops innovative cloud-based workforce development solutions that integrate job skills, communication, and language learning. www.ascentify.com

About GLAD
GLAD integrates and delivers comprehensive learning solutions including training, practice tests, assessments and certifications for students, teachers and business professionals. www.gladworld.net