The requirements specified in the NQA ISO 9001 Standard are aimed primarily at achieving customer satisfaction. Management-system certification stimulates a climate of confidence in the procedures and practices that institutions apply in support of the services they provide. The NQA registration mark is an indication that meets the needs and expectations of its trainees in providing high quality and good value.
ALTO is the only premium forum joining leading language travel agents, schools, and national associations as one global community. Membership is open to businesses and organisations involved in language and/or educational travel.
English UK is the world’s leading language teaching association with more than 400 members – all accredited by the British Council – including private language schools, educational trusts and charities and language centres in further education colleges and universities.
The British Council is the national accrediting body in the UK for schools, colleges and universities that provide courses in English as a foreign language. As part of the English in Britain Accreditation Scheme (EiBAS), the British Council carries out regular inspections on behalf of English UK of all those institutions that provide training of high quality.
FIYTO – the Federation of International Youth Travel Organizations – is an open, world-wide, non-political and non-sectarian travel trade association.
Since its inception in 1950, the aim of FIYTO has been to promote educational, cultural, and social travel among young people. Over the years, FIYTO has experienced significant growth in its membership and its members’ turnover of travelers, tickets, and overnights.
Established in 1983, IALC is as an association for quality assured independent language schools throughout the world. All Schools accredited by IALC are regularly inspected and monitored under the IALC Quality Scheme. Membership is by invitation only. While each member of IALC is independent and unique, each shares the highest commitment to professionalism and excellence in all aspects of service.
Quality English schools are committed to providing high quality English language courses to international students.
Quality English member schools are:
specialists in teaching English as a foreign language (EFL)
accredited by an appropriate authority
independently and locally managed (not part of a chain)
carefully selected by means of
- asking the opinion of past and present clients
- a personal inspection by the Chief Executive of Quality English
Learn German in Austria
Austria has many language schools teaching German. The best language schools offering “German as a Foreign Language” are united in CAMPUS AUSTRIA, an association of Austrian language schools fully endorsed by the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Culture and the National Austrian Tourist Board.
Each of the 16 CAMPUS AUSTRIA member schools offers you:
Non-collegiate accreditation is in respect of a specified range of courses. The definition of this range will be a matter of agreement between the Reporting Inspector and the organisation at the time of the inspection and will be indicated on the certificate of accreditation.
What is BusinessEnglishUK?
BusinessEnglishUK is an association of accredited centres who are passionate about teaching English for business - it is open to all high quality accredited trainers who share this passion, and who specialise in providing English courses for professional people like you.
To be the voice for the business and professional English language training industry
Cambridge ESOL offers the world's leading range of certificates for learners and teachers of English - taken by over 3 million people in 130 countries. They help people gain entrance to university or college, improve job prospects or measure progress in English. More than 11,000 employers, universities and government bodies around the world
CEELE is an acronym which stands for “Calidad en la Enseñanza del Español como Lengua Extranjera” or “Quality in the Teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language.” CEELE accreditation is granted to deserving schools only after a rigorous review of their qualifications by the prestigious Department of Modern Languages of the University of Alcalá de Henares, and by Eduespaña.
- Meet certain quality standards in the teaching of Spanish
- Meet the legal requirements for carrying out teaching activities
- Have adequate teaching resources
- Have a properly qualified and trained teaching team
- Have a teaching plan guaranteeing satisfactory progress
- Set a maximum number of students per class
- Issue certificates
- Present publicity which reflects accurately the services offered
- Outline course and supplementary services fees clearly
- Address complaints
All members are committed to providing opportunities for language study in a teaching/learning environment of high quality and within a clearly organised curriculum framework.
EAQUALS members undertake not to discriminate in any way against students on grounds of gender, race or religion. Where appropriate, however, mother tongue quotas may be applied for educational reasons.
The Federation of English Language Teaching Organisations Malta – FELTOM is a self regulating, non-profit organisation, dedicated to promoting professionalism within the language learning industry.
The Federation has always been at the forefront of establishing quality standards within the English as a Foreign Language (EFL) industry. FELTOM’s early Codes of Conduct formed the basis of national legislation which today regulates State licensing of English Language schools in Malta and Gozo.
The Reference Document
For a school to be eligible for admittance to the GFLE, it has to be able to show that it responds to the standards of quality detailed in our Reference Document, which covers the following areas:
GWEA (Global Work Experience Association) The GWEA was founded in 2002 as an initiative of the Federation of International Youth Travel Organizations (FIYTO) and as thus has evolved as well into the WYSE confederation under the WYSE Work Abroad program
NAFSA Founded in 1948 as the National Association of Foreign Student Advisers. The name was changed in 1990 to NAFSA: Association of International Educators and is headquartered in Washington, DC. This non-profit organization promotes the exchange of students and scholars between universities worldwide. Members are also encouraged to enhance the international perspective in all curricula.
WYSETC (World Youth Student & Educational Travel Confederation) emerged from the joint venture of FIYTO and ISTC in 2009 to a 550+ member organization representing the global community of youth travel, student travel, cultural exchange and international education specialists. The Confederation's mission is "to increase international understanding through the promotion of travel and educational opportunities for students and youth”.