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Paragon Testing Enterprises Inc.

About

Paragon Testing Enterprises is a private subsidiary of The University of British Columbia (UBC) that was incorporated in 2009 to commercialize the University’s English language proficiency tests.

Paragon’s mission is to make its English language proficiency tests the tests of choice for those wishing to immigrate to Canada, become Canadian citizens, or study in Canada at all levels. To achieve this mission, Paragon conducts ongoing test research in collaboration with internationally recognized scholars at Canada’s leading universities. This test research program ensures the highest quality tests, and enables Paragon to compete with large international testing agencies.

Paragon develops, delivers, and licenses in partnership with other organizations English proficiency tests, including the Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP) Test and the Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) Test. It also develops, delivers, and licenses in partnership with other organizations online and print self-study materials, test preparation programs, and test delivery and registration software.