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The GESE Centre Best Practice Guidebook provides all the information needed to administer and run GESE exams. As this information is updated periodically, please check this webpage regularly to ensure you are referring to the current version.
GESE Centre Best Practice Guidebook
This guidebook is for everyone involve in the delivery of Trinity GESE exams, including:
The information and links below are for quick reference only.
For candidates who require any adjustments to their exam or would simply like to make make the examiner aware of a disability or health condition, please complete the form available on our Special Needs Provision page for English language exams and send it to Trinity at the same time of exam entry, along with appropriate supporting evidence, if required, at least 28 days before the exam.
Running an exam session
Before each exam session anyone involved in the preparation and conduct of these exams must be completely familiar with Trinity policy and procedures.
Quick links to useful documents:
- Candidate Identity (ID) Policy ensure candidates are aware of the relevant ID required before the exam.
- Speaking & Listening Notice to Candidates – ensure candidates have read before the exam
Candidates cannot bring mobile phones, laptops or other devices into the exam room.
Policies and procedures
All registered exam centres need to comply with Trinity's policies and procedures. These are outline in:
- GESE Centre Best Practice Guidebook – specific guidance for running GESE exams
- Registered Exam Centre Handbook – general guidance for all registered centres
- Trinity Policies web page – details of individual policies
GESE is also available as a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for UK visa purposes. For SELT information and resources, please visit our SELT pages.