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The iEOA is working in partnership with MTB Exams to help support the exams office community on information, training and materials that will assist them in dealing with issues related to special needs requirements for students taking exams in schools and colleges across the UK.


The Music Teachers’ Board of Examinations provide an exciting way to take instrumental exams from MTB grades 1-8.  MTB provide an imaginative new resource for instrumental teachers - by making some simple but fundamental changes to traditional methods, which will • reduced stress levels for pupils and teachers • provide complete flexibility over exam dates • using specialist examiners.

As part of the relationship the iEOA will:

●   Promote MTB Exams on its website, e-newsletter, publications & events

●   Promote MTB Exams through its Network groups & its External Candidate Service

●   Promote MTB Exams through the iEOA programmes and services


In return MTB Exams will:

  • Provide help, support, information & guidance that facilitates teaching & learning for students
  • Promote the iEOA on its website, in publications and events where appropriate
  • Share and exchange information appropriate to serving this sector

In this partnership agreement the shared objective is to provide additional support and help to members in this very complex area. The iEOA seeks to provide opportunity to members to explore and develop products and services that might not have become available through other avenues. The services provided by MTB Exams to the exam community are invaluable in helping to support our members and we welcome this closer association.