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TESOL Begins Accreditation Initiative

by User Not Found | 03/20/2014
TESOL International Association announces a two-pronged accreditation initiative around short-term certificate programs.

The TESOL International Association Board of Directors has authorized a year-long accreditation initiative focused on short-term programs that provide certificates in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL). The initiative comprises two components:

  1. Market research to learn more about this sector of the field, including the feasibility of an accreditation program
  2. The creation of program standards for short-term certificate programs
TESOL begins this initiative in response to the absence of a universally recognized set of standards to assure quality in the global TESOL field for short-term teacher training programs. Read the frequently asked questions (FAQ) for more information on this initiative.

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