All of the schools which we propose have been established partners for several years, and are internationally recognised. Affiliated to professional federations and/or associations, they are additionally accredited by the following quality institutes:
Label of quality for Swiss tourism (Level 1)
The quality label for Swiss tourism was initiated by several Swiss tourism institutions including the Swiss Federation of Tourism (FST), the Swiss Tourism Office (ST) and the Swiss Association of Tourism Directors (ASDT). ESL has fulfilled all necessary conditions to achieve level 1 of this quality label.
This association provides institutional accreditation for organizations whose primary function is for educational purposes and also for organizations offering continuing education. ACCET accredits non-collegiate continuing education and training organizations throughout the United States as well as programs abroad. ACCET is similar to the British Council in the UK, visiting all their accredited schools every 3 years. The schools accredited by ACCET are among the best in the USA.
IALC partner agency
This association brings together more than 80 independent language schools with the same quality standards. These are submitted to regular inspections.
This British governmental organization examines and determines the quality of language schools.
English UK partner agency
ESL – Language studies abroad is an official agent of English UK. This respected organisation grew from a merger of two of the most important quality control bodies: ARELS and BASELT.
Membership conditions include:
- High standards of teaching
- Qualified teachers
- Extensive language programmes
- Carefully selected host families
- Students’ nationality mix
Quality English partner agency
The Quality English label is only accessible to well-respected independent schools offering quality programmes complying with strict standards. ESL – Language studies abroad is an official partner agent.
This accreditation is responsible for maintaining academic standards for higher education and specialized studies in Great Britain. It accords particular attention to foreign students.
Based in Malta, this federation only recognizes patented and eminent schools.
(English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students)Only schools meeting quality criteria are accredited by this official Australian label.
English New Zealand
This federation, which brings together private, accredited schools teaching English, is recognized by the New Zealand Department of Education.
This association brings together the best schools teaching Italian in Italy. Its aim is to manage the commercial and didactic competence of member schools and to enforce European quality standards in the linguistic field.
This Pan-European association brings together all service providers concerned with language teaching, with the aim of securing the quality of the service providers of the private and public economy.
International federation of regularly inspected schools that work according to quality criteria of a high standard.
(Recognized English Language Schools Association)
This association brings together Irish schools teaching English. The members of RELSA are also recognised by the Irish Department of Education.
This association stemming from the University of Alcalá is the symbol of quality guarantee for Spanish schools in Spain. All ESL partner schools have successfully passed the CEELE inspection.
(Federation of International Youth Travel Organizations)
This association has been in existence for 50 years and is the largest and most influential organisation in the domain of youth travel. FIYTO counts approximately 350 members, spread throughout 60 countries.
With members in more than 30 countries on the 5 continents, ALTO brings together specialised language travel organisations working according to its demanding quality charter.
Australian national governmental accreditation organisation for the recognition of educational institutions. The objective of this organisation is to guarantee the teaching quality of English language schools.
The Languages Canada objective is to guarantee that its members provide high-quality services
This association exercises the function of national professional association regarding English language schools. It brings together the schools working according to a quality charter.
This national organisation guarantees the quality of the teaching body and content of German as a foreign language lessons given in Germany’s schools and universities.
ACPET is an association of independent providers of education services and/or of higher education for Australian and international students.