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TESOL International Association Welcomes Qkids as Newest Global Partner

by David Cutler | 04/15/2019
TESOL International Association, the trusted global authority for knowledge and expertise in English language teaching is pleased to announce that Qkids, a leading online education platform that connects English teachers with over 500,000 Chinese students, became a TESOL Global Partner at the TESOL 2019 International Convention & English Language Expo in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. 

As a result of their new partnership with TESOL, Qkids had a visible presence at the TESOL 2019 International Convention that welcomed over 5,000 English language professionals and included a formal signing ceremony to make the partnership official. “We are pleased to partner with Qkids as a convention sponsor and very much appreciate the support that they have shown to English language teachers and the growing number of English learners across China,” said TESOL’s executive director Christopher Powers.


“By combining technology and curriculum design with pedagogical expertise, Qkids and TESOL hope to transform the English language education experience. This partnership with a global English education leader gives educators and students access to high-quality online content, teaching services, and data insights to improve learning outcomes," said Adam Chen, Co-Founder and Global President of Qkids.


Highlights from the TESOL 2019 International Convention, including recordings of each keynote, can be found on the 2019 convention website.

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