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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.

If you have any thoughts or comments, please feel free to email them to president@tesol.org.