Meaning of Accreditation
Accreditation, Endorsement and Memberships of ACT
Accreditation is one of the vital factors that strikes someone’s mind who is looking to pursue
any course be it national level or a global level. It is the most significant factor behind the
recognition and approval of any course with a particular provider. It is not only the concern
of every potential trainee but also of the Asian College of Teachers who has gone all the way
to get the possible support from the leading bodies related to teaching globally.
Asian College of Teachers, one of the most renowned institutes in teacher training, always makes sure that the students who have enrolled for the accredited TEFL courses online are provided with proper training so that their career is open to employment opportunities. ACT is proud to be a member of several esteemed professional bodies and is accredited by distinguished organizations. Asian College of Teachers’ varied range of teacher training courses is exhaustive with complete focus on current teaching and education management methods.
ACT's Association with TESOL Canada
Asian College of Teachers (ACT) has always stressed on imparting quality training and in a bid to do so has tied up with TESOL Canada to provide the best in TEFL training.
TESOL Canada's Mission is to develop the Professional Expertise of its Members in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Beginners to Advanced. Henceforth the above name is Admitted the Rights and Privileges belonging to this Membership and Accreditation given under the Training Board Seal.
TESOL Canada is internationally recognized by Canadian Second Language Teachers Association CLTA, United States Distance Learning Association USDLA, TESOL USA, TESOL Quebec, Chartered College of Teachers U.K, Association of Accrediting Agencies of Canada AAAC, International Council for Open & Distance Education ICDE, International TEFL Association IATEFL, Ministry of Canadian Heritage & Culture – Language Portal of Canada, Ministry of Employment, Canada – Emploi Quebec # 0059212.
Asian College of Teachers (ACT), the research driven and award-winning teacher training institution providing high quality teacher education, gets accreditation for all its courses from International Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (QAHE) and is proud to feature in its list of accredited training institutions. QAHE is an independent, private and international organization which is funded through fees charged for its accreditation services to Certification Bodies and Training Organizations. With its expertise, QAHE recognizes higher education institutions for research performance, student services and teaching quality to value the confidence of the public as well as support the development of quality assurance systems worldwide.
Asian College of Teachers’ much-acclaimed International Teaching Diploma (ITD) course has been accredited by World Certification Institute (WCI), a global certifying body that grants credential awards and as well as accredits courses of organizations and has accredited 700+ world institutes and Universities till date. In other words, WCI is a Global Authority on Occupational Certification. The world body recognizes cross-national skills, competencies and professional practices that are indicative of occupational capability and derived from internationally accepted best practices.
Asian College Of Teacher's all TEFL / TESOL Courses are accredited by TESOL Canada - “TESOL Canada'' is an association of educators, TESOL teachers, TESOL instructors, TESOL graduates, Board of Federal Directors and Provincial Representatives across Canada with both national and international representatives. TESOL Canada programs are approved by the Ministry of Employment, Human Resources Development Canada HRDC, and authenticated through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for international use. TESOL Canada is the registered founding member of TESOL Québec, TESOL Ontario, and TESOL British Columbia.
Internationally TESOL Canada is an associated member of TESOL U.S.A., TESOL European Union EUTA, TESOL Asia, TESOL Middle East and TESOL South America. ALL ACT TESOL / TEFL Certificate approved by TESOL Canada & TESOL U.S.A and certified through the Canadian Government." All ACT TEFL qualified students can also apply for the TESOL Board exam through TESOL Canada to receive an Exclusive TESOL Certificate certified and notarized by the Canada and USA government.
The globally renowned CPD Certification Service UK has certified all the Special Educational Needs (SEN) courses of Asian College of Teachers (ACT) as conforming to continuing professional development principles and benchmarks as per CPD guidelines. CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and CPD certified means that the training programs designed for educators and professionals associated with special education get the high-quality training to develop their skills and enhance their abilities.
We, at Asian College of Teachers, have developed a system of policy statements, operating procedures, and work instructions to assure the quality of the services we provide to our external customers (those who are participating in training), as well as to have quality of the training on highest standard.
Asian College of Teachers (ACT), the leader in teacher education in Asia is delighted to become the authorised centre for conducting Cambridge TKT Exam all over India. TKT is the acronym for Teaching Knowledge Test and is conducted by Cambridge, which tests your basic teaching knowledge. The test comprises of three core modules, with one test for each. Cambridge English certificates are provided after the completion of each module. Each modular test has 80 questions and continues for 80 minutes and may be taken together or separately, in any order of the candidate’s preference. All authorised TKT centres are inspected by Cambridge English Language Assessment ensuring that the centres meet their high standards.
Teaching Knowledge Test or TKT is appropriate for aspirants who are eager to develop themselves as a teacher, and have little or no knowledge of the modern English teaching methodologies and approaches; the TKT test will certainly boost their teaching career and give it a solid start. All they have to do is to register and take as many modules as they want, over any time period. They will receive a Cambridge English certificate for each module they complete.
Asian College of Teachers (ACT), the award-winning teacher education leader in Asia has forged a prestigious academic partnership with Europass, the largest provider of Teacher Training Courses in Europe, to offer a range of internationally recognized teacher training programs in varied modes of learning. These courses are aimed at school teachers and education professionals to enhance their English language skills, acquire valuable tools and strategies and become globally competent teaching professionals.
Europass has trained over 20,000 teachers, administrators and support staff over a span of 10 years. The online academy is a branch of Europass Teacher Academy, the largest provider of face-to-face teacher training courses in Europe, with headquarters in Florence and schools in Barcelona, Athens, Dublin, Berlin, and other locations around Europe and is a pioneer of e-learning, offers online Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for teachers willing to hone their skills and collaborate with international professionals working in the field of education.The Training Company (ISO 9001:2015) is officially recognized by the Tuscan Region, code: 002282_1.
sian College of Teachers (ACT) in academic collaboration with the European International University offers Bachelor’s and Master's programs to the teachers to provide them with the skills to start teaching and have a better understanding of the learning and teaching approaches. The European International University (EIU) – Paris is a private, independent higher education provider. EIU – Paris offers higher education programs that are different from the French National Curricula and Programmes leading to French Government accredited university qualifications, which falls under the French Public Higher Education sector. All programs and services provided by EIU are internationally benchmarked through the audit and quality assurance processes, carried out by both the Ministry of Higher Education, France, as well as ASIC, U.K., on a regular basis. The European International University (EIU-Paris) is duly authorized as a Professional Training service provider in accordance to Article R.6351-6 of the French Employment Code, under the registration number: 11755784775, with the prefecture of the region of ILE-DE-FRANCE.
Asian College of Teachers (ACT), the pioneer in teacher education in Asia in collaboration with Microsoft, introduces Microsoft Certified Educator program which is a professional development program that aims to connect the gap between technology skills and innovative teaching among the 21st century teaching fraternity. The Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE) certification validates that educators have the global educator technology literacy competencies needed to provide a great learning environment for the learners.
ACT will be jointly conducting 4 Master Degree online courses with FHSU namely:-
- Master of Science in Educational Administration
- Master of Science in Education (English Speakers of Other Languages)
- Master of Science in Special Education – High Incidence
- Master of Science in Special Education – Gifted
The academic partnership between ACT and FHSU will provide valuable exposure for students, embedding requisite knowledge and developing experience for better employment.
ACT is now an institutional member of IATEFL or International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (Membership Number 32935) which is a global professional membership association and a UK registered charity that acts as a community. It is a platform committed to providing immense opportunities via a platform to ELT teachers all across the globe to connect, share, learn, grow and develop while strengthening ACT’s accreditation credibility.
ACT has obtained full membership with AAHEA - The American Association for Higher Education and Accreditation, has maintained an address and/or presence in Washington, DC since 1969. AAHEA has offices in Florida and its main office is in the Central Midwest. AAHEA are one the oldest associations in the United States dedicated to the advancement of higher education.AAHEA is an independent, membership-based, non-profit organization dedicated to building human capital for higher education.
Asian College Of Teachers is an Institutional member of International Association of Special Education, an organisation that promotes awareness and understanding of issues and developments related to the education and welfare of individuals with special needs throughout the world.
ACT is an institutional member of Montessori Europe, an organization working for networking, collaboration, exchange, to provide mutual support, create synergies and increase motivation for Montessori educators and institutions.
ACT is an institutional member of The Association for Early Childhood Education & Development (AECED), TATA Institute of Social Sciences, Deonar, Mumbai - 400 088 .
Asian College of Teachers (ACT) has now become an Organizational Member of All India Council of Education (AICE) wherein from now onwards ACT has been granted all rights and privileges that comes with being an AICE member. AICE is India's leading recognised professional society which is registered with Govt. of India as a non-profit organization of higher learning. Such collaboration with an esteemed organisation like AICE certainly provides a huge boost to our spirit as well as adds extra mileage to the courses provided thereby helping our candidates when it comes to pursuing higher courses or finding a good job opportunity as AICE is recognised by most international institutes and organisations too.
A Asian College of Teachers (ACT) is now a proud member of The National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) which is the only national membership organization dedicated solely to meeting the needs of special education teachers and those preparing to venture into the field of special education teaching. It works towards ensuring that each child and adolescent with special needs get the best possible education and the support it needs. NASET serves the professional interest of special education teachers in order to promote the highest professional standards.
Asian College of Teachers (ACT) is an organizational member of Childhood Education International (CEI) comprising specialists in over 35 nations seeking innovative solutions to education challenges by providing professional development opportunities, technical assistance, and consultation services around the world. CEI, with 50K educators and child advocates in the community, has made a strong impact globally for more than a century with 43 years of contribution to United Nations Initiatives and 40+ Nations Using Our International Code of Ethics for Educators.
Asian College of Teachers (ACT), leading teacher education in Asia, is a proud member of European Association for International Education (EAIE). The EAIE is driven by a global team of dedicated experts in the field of international education who volunteer their time and skills to lead the Association putting themselves forward for these roles and contribute immensely. EAIE is on a mission to use their expansive network of expertise and resources to help shape the future of international higher education.
Asian College of Teachers (ACT) is a member of the International Association for Language Learning Technology (IALLT) - a professional organization that provides leadership in the integration of instructional technology into the foreign language classroom based in the United States. IALLT has been advocating and supporting language learning for the past 50 years and further plans to do so through technology into the future. They collaborate with varied professionals from different fields and countries to collaborate and share expertise and experiences to bring together language learning projects and provide complete support to member institutions.
Asian College of Teachers is a member of CPD which stands for Continuing Professional Development (CPD). The CPD Certification Service in the UK was established in 1996 as the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. The CPD Certification Service provides support, advice and recognised independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD principles and is the term used to describe the learning activities professionals engage in to develop and enhance their abilities. Accredited CPD training means the learning activity has reached the required Continuing Professional Development standards and benchmarks. The learning value has been scrutinised to ensure integrity and quality. The CPD Certification Service provides recognised independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD requirements.
NCC Education, an awarding organisation and a global provider of British education, endorses the courses of Asian College of Teachers (ACT). NCC offers the complete educational solution to their global network of Accredited Partner Centres in more than 50 countries. NCC, a British Government initiative, was established in 1966 who began offering qualifications over 50 years ago gradually expanding the higher education portfolio. Today, NCC Education is an internationally recognised UK awarding organisation. NCC endorsement of courses showcases the academic excellence and the high quality of Asian College of Teacher's self-developed qualifications.
Asian Montessori Education (AME) promoting and preserving the educational legacy that Maria Montessori has left behind and committed to advance Montessorian legacy by spreading awareness and designing and developing courses aligning with Maria Montessori’s contribution to pedagogy endorses the Montessori courses of Asian College of Teachers. AME takes an initiative to develop and produce accomplished Montessori educators who are trained in Montessori principles and practices so that they make a positive impact in today's classrooms while helping children to develop holistically and preparing them for tomorrow's world.
The eLearning Guild which is the oldest and most trusted source of information, networking and community for eLearning professionals.
ACT supports and endorses Teachers First initiatives - TeachersFirst is a rich collection of lessons, units, and web resources designed to save teachers time by delivering just what they need in a practical, user-friendly, and ad-free format. Busy teachers, parents, and students can find resources using our robust search tools.
The Dean of Asian College Of Teachers works closely and is also a member with THAI TESOL - a professional non-profit and non-political organization under the patronage of H.R.H. Princess Galyani Vadhana Krom Luang Naradhiwas Rajanagarindra.
We support the work of THAI TESOL and also engage with them for various activities hosted by Thai TESOL.