TESOL Introduces Standards for Short-Term TEFL/TESL Certificate Programs


​10 November 2015 
10:30 am- 11:30 am ET

Email: standards@tesol.org


Jan Dormer
Rosario Giraldez
Natalie Kuhlman
Seyed-Reza Mazloom-Farzaghy
Richmond Stroupe   


Cost: Free for members and nonmembers

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Program Description

This webinar will introduce participants to TESOL’s newly-developed “Standards for Short-Term TEFL/TESL Certificate Programs.” Participants will learn about the overall organization of the standards, and the three strands: 1) Candidate Standards, 2) Curriculum and Instructor Standards, and 3) Organization and Program Management Standards. An overview of the standards within each of the three strands will be provided, along with a description of the program assessment.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the webinar, participants will have gained:
  • Understanding of the rationale on which the standards are based, and the scope and purpose of their development
  • Understanding of the overall organization of the standards, and the three main strands
  • Insights on how the standards can be utilized in different contexts for different (internal and external) purposes
  • Understanding of the structure and use of the Program Assessment

​Target Audiences

  • TESOL Certificate Program Directors and Instructors
  • Accreditation/Regulatory Agencies
  • Ministries of Education
  • Anyone interested in creating a Certificate program
  • TESOL Certificate Students (Candidates)