Visit our website to find out more about the standards required to become accredited. If you have specific questions about these standards and the process of applying for accreditation contact firstname.lastname@example.org
You should also contact ARELS, the professional association that represents the private ELT sector for assistance and advice. www.arels.org.uk
We suggest you start by reading the books listed below (there are of course other excellent books too numerous to be listed here).
- Management In English Language Teaching - White, R et al. ISBN 0521377633 CUP 1991 Introduction to areas of management such as financial aspects of running a school, marketing and promotion; case studies based on real teaching situations.
- The ELT Manager's Handbook - Impey, G & Underhill, N ISBN 0435240900 Heinemann 1994 Practical advice on managing a successful language school.
The British Council promotes English in Britain Accredited organisations; if you do not fall in this category, see above.
Also, you should be aiming to gain accreditation as this will increase your promotional opportunities and the process of preparing for accreditation will have beneficial effects on the effectiveness of your school. Contact Accreditation Unit and ask for an accreditation information pack (UK only).