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General Educational Development

GED Handbook
Overview

The General Educational Development (GED) is a series of five tests in the high school curriculum areas of writing, social studies, science, reading and mathematics. Those who successfully complete all five tests will be awarded a GED Equivalency Diploma. The GED Diploma is equivalent to a high school diploma.

Requirements

Individuals wishing to write the GED tests in Prince Edward Island must meet all of the following requirements:

  1. The candidate must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant.
  2. The candidate must be at least 18 years of age.
  3. The candidate must have been out of school for at least one full year.
  4. The candidate must have not received a grade 12 graduation certificate from any other institution.

Description

Complete the application form below (in full) and submit it along with any required support documents either online, by mail, by fax or in person.

You will receive a notice by mail about two weeks prior to your scheduled writing date.  Please advise the office if you change your address, or, if for any reason, you decide not to write the test.

Applicants who fail to appear for a testing session and who have not given notice will be required to wait up to six months to re-register.

Resources


If you would like to register for Computer Based Testing, visit ged.pearsoncred.com

Mailing Information

GED Testing Program
Department of Innovation and Advanced Learning
PO Box 2000, Charlottetown, PEI  C1A 4K9
Tel: (902) 368-4650
Fax: (902) 368-6144

Forms

General Education Development (GED) Testing Application
  (PDF)     
DEMANDE D’INSCRIPTION AUX TESTS DE CONNAISSANCES GÉNÉRALES (GED)
  (PDF)     

Service Location

Charlottetown

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