PAN India Presence of ACT strives to extend the boundaries of teacher education
16th October 2017
With its offices all across India in cities like Kolkata, Bangalore, Mumbai and Delhi and operations spread across other India locales like Kerala, Chennai, Hyderabad and Goa, Asian College of Teachers (ACT) has truly established its PAN India presence as a leading teacher training organisation with a strong 25,000 ACT alumni, aims to provide high quality teacher training services catering to teaching aspirants across the globe.
With its vast range of operations across India, where the in-class TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) programs and the ITD (International Teaching Diploma) programs are conducted in major Indian cities while providing access to an extensive range of 100+ teacher training programs, ACT is certainly making a significant contribution to prepare educators attaining international levels of excellence.
ACT, an ISO 9001:2008 certified company, has already made its presence felt in Asia and fetched a string of awards and other recognition during its 11 years of existence. Those include the Asia Pacific Achievers' Award for Excellence in Education by Indian Achievers Forum, India and Global Achievers Award Thailand (jointly in association with Indo-Thai Chamber of Commerce) held in Bangkok; Best Teacher Training Institute of the Year at the 7th National Awards on Excellence in Education by the Indian Education Congress and was also ranked second among the top 10 Digital Learning portals in India - 2017 by the Higher Education Review.
Another current achievement of ACT is its proud association with Cambridge University, whereby it has become the Authorised Centre for conducting Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT), Cambridge, all over India. The test is meant to examine one's Basic English Knowledge with a globally recognised certificate as the candidates receive Cambridge English certificate for each test that they appear for. Teaching Knowledge Test or TKT is suitable for aspirants willing to foray into the world of teaching. For those who have little or no knowledge of the modern English teaching methodologies and approaches; the TKT test will certainly enhance their teaching career and give it a fitting start.
Another USP of ACT is its valued association with Training Qualifications United Kingdom (TQUK) a prestigious British Awarding Body and Ofqual regulated Awarding Organisation in United Kingdom, providing an extensive range of vocational qualifications to Further Education Colleges and private training providers has endorsed the courses offered by ACT.ACT is also accredited and its courses are validated by the well-known City College Birmingham, which is duly accredited by ATHE - Award for Training and Higher Education & Pearson approved centre.
Job placement globally has always been one of the crucial elements of ACT and always remains a matter of concern for aspiring teachers who are learning and about to venture into the world of teaching. ACT has a strong association with over 200 schools in Asia and other international schools and institutions around the world; therefore, there is no dearth of teaching jobs for the past as well as present trainees. They can look forward to a number of job vacancies as per their requirements. The aim of the organisation is to provide the aspirants with a holistic learning experience so that they are ever prepared to confidently face culturally varied classrooms across the globe.