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Download the 2014/15 Handbook here

Accreditation UK is the quality assurance scheme for the UK ELT sector.

We inspect organisations in the UK offering English language courses.

Accreditation provides students with a guarantee of choice and quality.

Questions about Teacher Qualifications?
What does accreditation cost?
Useful information

CPD portal for Teachers -for more information click here

British Council Services for International Education Marketing (SIEM)  

British Council accredited ELT providers are now able to register at https://siem.britishcouncil.org/ to access a range of opportunities and information, SIEM resources and services though the website.  


ELTons Awards - winners announced!

The British Council is delighted to be celebrating the winners of our ELTons Awards 2014 and to be supporting and showcasing innovation in the ELT sector.

The full list of winners can be viewed on our EnglishAgenda website.

Becoming Accredited
The Accreditation Scheme provides many promotional and developmental benefits for its accredited institutions, who range from small family run language schools to large university and college departments. Find out how to apply.
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Accredited Zone
For up-to-date information on inspection deadlines, pre-inspection briefings, standards and criteria for 2014/15, and the latest Scheme developments, access to information for accredited providers only.
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Inspectors' Zone
Keep up to date with opportunities and shared practice through the inspectors’ only site.
If you want to study English in the UK at a school, college or university providing a high quality service, make sure you choose an accredited centre. There are over 550 organisations to choose from, located across the UK.

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