The British Council English in Britain Accreditation Scheme monitors and improves standards of management, teaching, resources and welfare in organisations teaching English as a foreign language in Britain. They do this through regular inspections. In the last inspection, in 2010, the British Council noted student welfare as well as the school’s facilities as points of excellence at English in Margate. Go to the British Council Website
ENGLISH UK members offer assurance of quality; provide high quality teaching, employ a welfare officer, have a 24 hour emergency helpline; select accommodation of a high standard; explain all charges clearly; have a complaints procedure and access to an independent Ombudsman; ensure high standards of health and safety. ENGLISH UK was formally known as ARELS. Go to the English UK Website
The IALC quality seal is a trusted symbol in language study abroad. All IALC language schools are regularly inspected and continuously monitored. The IALC Code of Ethics sets the standards for member language schools and the IALC Quality Scheme ensures these standards are not only met, but exceeded. IALC language schools are independently owned and managed. Each language school reflects the unique character of its location and country, and looks after its students with local pride and meticulous attention. Go to the IALC Website
Our intensive course (22.5h contact + 7.5h homework and monitored self-study) is recognised as Bildungsurlaub in Berlin, Brandenburg, Hamburg, Hessen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Niedersachsen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Saarland, Sachsen-Anhalt and Schleswig-Holstein.
For more information on Bildungsurlaub please go to the Bildungsurlaub Website
BULATS is a multilingual set of workplace language assessment, training and benchmarking tools.
It is used internationally for business and industry recruitment, for identifying and delivering training, for admission to study business-related courses and for assessing the effectiveness of language courses and training. Go to the BULATS website