About Us

Asian College of Teachers (ACT) is a brand name to reckon with when it comes to teacher training offering an array of teacher training courses to meet the demands of aspiring teachers planning to enter the pre and primary teaching and TEFL domain. With a strong alumni base of over 30,000 and counting, ACT has become a leading teacher training institute of Asia and has been acknowledged by various awarding bodies during its past 12 years of establishment and has been presented with a number of awards, recognizing its significant contribution in the improvement of teacher training services.

  • Asia Pacific Achievers’ Award, 2016
  • Indian Education Awards (2017 & 2018 consecutively)
  • GoAbroad's Top Rated TEFL Certification Organization (2017 & 2018 consecutively)
  • 2nd position among the top 10 promising digital learning portals in India as per the Higher Education India magazine
  • Listed among “The 10 Best Vocational Education and Training Institutes in India 2018” by esteemed The Knowledge Review magazine
  • ACT has been listed among the 'Top 10 Promising Institutes for Distance Learning' in India for the year 2018 for the second time in a row as per the Higher Education Review India Magazine

Registered in UK and with its Asian headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand, ACT has been providing globally recognised teacher training courses, workshops and seminars for aspiring as well as experienced teaching candidates since 2007. Courses are available in 4 different modes of learning: in-class, distance, online and blended that are endorsed and certified by renowned certifying bodies of worldwide reputation.

ACT collaborates with CPD Service, UK

Asian College of Teachers collaborates with CPD Service, the leading provider of CPD accreditation and certification services providing the highest quality and service for CPD certification across all industry sectors. The organisation has formally accredited tens of thousands of events, CPD training courses, workshops, e-learning programmes and seminars for over two decades.

The CPD Service is the most recognised CPD accreditation provider in the UK. At CPD all submissions are assessed and accredited using a structured checklist that the company has developed over the 20+-year period. They also keep abreast with the latest technological developments to ensure latest services.

Other Accreditation, Endorsement and Memberships of ACT

ACT is proud to be a member of several respected professional bodies and is accredited by distinguished organizations. Asian College of Teachers’ range of teacher training courses and workshops is exhaustive with complete focus on current teaching and education management methods.

Accreditations

Asian College of Teachers (ACT) has always stressed on imparting quality training and in a bid to do so has tied up with TESOL Canada to provide the best in TEFL training.

TESOL Canada's Mission is to develop the Professional Expertise of its Members in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Beginners to Advanced. Henceforth the above named is Admitted the Rights and Privileges belonging to this Membership and Accreditation given under the Training Board Seal. Toronto, Canada, March 6th, 2019.

TESOL Canada is internationally recognized by Canadian Second Language Teachers Association CLTA, United States Distance Learning Association USDLA, TESOL USA, TESOL Quebec, Chartered College of Teachers U.K, Association of Accrediting Agencies of Canada AAAC, International Council for Open & Distance Education ICDE, International TEFL Association IATEFL, Ministry of Canadian Heritage & Culture – Language Portal of Canada, Ministry of Employment, Canada – Emploi Quebec # 0059212.

Partnership

Fort Hays State University

Asian College of Teachers (ACT), award winning Asian leader in teacher education is in academic partnership with Fort Hays State University (FHSU), Kansas, USA as it aims to bring the expertise and enhance the opportunities for students who will make a foray as future educators and educational administrators.

FHSU which began its first academic session in 1902, is a progressive, entrepreneurial university of the Midwest comprising of 15,000 enrolled students and offering certificate and degree programs at the associate, bachelor's and master's levels through 31 academic departments. The University also offers a Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree.

Microsoft

Asian College of Teachers (ACT), the pioneer in teacher education in Asia in collaboration with Microsoft, introduces Microsoft Certified Educator program which is a professional development program that aims to connect the gap between technology skills and innovative teaching among the 21st century teaching fraternity. The Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE) certification validates that educators have the global educator technology literacy competencies needed to provide a great learning environment for the learners.

Membership

The Quality Council of India (QCI)

Asian College of Teachers is a proud member of The Quality Council of India (QCI) – a non-profit autonomous society registered under Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 to establish an accreditation structure in the country and to spread quality movement in India by undertaking a National Quality Campaign. QCI is playing a pivotal role in propagating, adoption and adherence to quality standards in all important spheres of activities including education, healthcare, environment protection, governance, social sectors, infrastructure sector and such other areas of organized activities that have significant bearing in improving the quality of life and well-being of the citizens of India.

Montessori Europe

ACT is an institutional member of Montessori Europe, an organization working for networking, collaboration, exchange, to provide mutual support, create synergies and increase motivation for Montessori educators and institutions.

ECA

Asian College of Teachers (ACT) is a now a member of the esteemed Early Childhood Association (Membership Number is ECALM01389) whose aim is to reach out with all the endeavours for childhood initiatives and child rights. ECA acts as the one stop connection for the enrichment, networking, awareness and advocacy of childhood and everything related to it and extends its help to professionals, teachers, people who deal with children through their work in balwadis, day care centres, rural crèches, teacher training colleges and entrepreneurial network by providing them with every resource.

IASE

Asian College of Teachers is an Institutional member of International Association of Special Education an organisation that promotes awareness and understanding of issues and developments related to the education and welfare of individuals with special needs throughout the world.

Endorsement

Cambridge Authorised Exam Centre

Asian College of Teachers (ACT), the leader in teacher education in Asia is delighted to become the authorised centre for conducting Cambridge TKT Exam all over India. TKT is the acronym for Teaching Knowledge Test and is conducted by Cambridge, which tests your basic teaching knowledge. The test comprises of three core modules, with one test for each. Cambridge English certificates are provided after the completion of each module. Each modular test has 80 questions and continues for 80 minutes and may be taken together or separately, in any order of the candidate’s preference. All authorised TKT centres are inspected by Cambridge English Language Assessment ensuring that the centres meet their high standards.

Teaching Knowledge Test or TKT is appropriate for aspirants who are eager to develop themselves as a teacher, and have little or no knowledge of the modern English teaching methodologies and approaches; the TKT test will certainly boost their teaching career and give it a solid start. All they have to do is to register and take as many modules as they want, over any time period. They will receive a Cambridge English certificate for each module they complete.

Training Qualifications, United Kingdom

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 FE Colleges and private training providers has endorsed the courses of Asian College of Teachers.

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