The Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) is a specialized accrediting agency that focuses on post-secondary intensive English language programs and institutions. CEA’s purpose is to provide a systematic approach by which programs and institutions can demonstrate their compliance with accepted standards, pursue continuous improvement, and be recognized for doing so. CEA conducts accreditation activities in the U.S. and internationally.
The Instituto Cervantes was founded by the Spanish Government in 1991 to promote the popularity of the Spanish language and increase interest in the culture of the Spanish-speaking countries. Over 100 language schools in Spain have been awarded by the Instituto Cervantes and have been tested for the quality of their language courses. Sprachcaffe language schools in Spain are certified.
Languages Canada is Canada’s national language education association representing more than 210 private and public members that offer accredited English and French programs
A German organisation which controls the companies specialised in international teaching. Its members are obliged to conform to required standards and regular quality inspections. Only those agencies that match these requirements can become members of this organisation.
The Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) is a voluntary group of educational organizations affiliated for the purpose of improving continuing education and training. Through its support of an independent Accrediting Commission, the ACCET membership promulgates and sustains the Standards for Accreditation along with policies and procedures that measure and ensure educational standards of quality. ACCET is recognized for this purpose by the U.S. Secretary of Education and, accordingly, is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.
Formed in 2004, ENGLISH UK has over 350 members which include private language schools, educational trusts and charities, further education colleges and universities.
The British Council is a British organisation specialising in international cultural and educational opportunities. It works in over 100 countries: promoting a wider knowledge of the United Kingdom and the English language; encouraging cultural, scientific, technological and educational co-operation with the United Kingdom; and changing people’s lives through access to education, skills, qualifications, culture and society.
At the moment, there are over 200 registered language schools, travel agencies and organisations in more than 40 different countries. The main objective of ALTO is to allow a respectful and free competition among its members.
ASILS brings together the best language schools in Italy that teach Italian as a foreign language. Above all, it controls the didactic competence of its members and strives to ensure compliance with European quality standards.
FELTOM is the association of the major language schools in Malta. The small total number of 16 different language course providers in this association have committed themselves to meet high standards of equipment and education and to undergo regular checks. We are proud that our two language schools are recognized members of FELTOM. Click here for our language schools in Malta.
Since September 2005, there is a standard for language travel in Germany, in which uniform standards for the course and components of a language holiday are defined. In order to meet quality requirements as a provider, certain criteria regarding language teaching and accommodation must be met. The choice of an organizer that meets the requirements and provisions of DIN contributes significantly to the success of your language trip.