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CHOOSING YOUR TESOL COURSE
Before enrolling on an initial TEFL/TESOL course, it is very important to be sure that the qualification will be recognised by employers.  If the course has no external supervision or validation, or if it has no supervised and assessed teaching practice (sometimes the case with online/ distance courses), or if the course is for less than 100 - 120 hours in length, it may not be recognised by employers who are subject to external accreditation or validation. 

See our TESOL Training page.
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Seminars, Conferences, Talks and Interviews
Internationalisation of HE Institutions
Links for Teacher Training and Professional Development
Associations
British Association for Applied Linguistics
British Association for Lecturers in English for Academic Purposes
EAQUALS
IATEFL Teacher Trainers and Educator's SIG
NALDIC
NATECLA

Examination Boards
Cambridge ESOL
Trinity College London
National Agencies
NARIC
Ofqual
Qualifications and Curriculum Development Authority (QCDA)
 
Publications
EL Gazette
ELT Journal Articles 1981 - 2006
Guardian TEFL Section
Validating Bodies
College of Teachers
 
Interesting Interview with Paul Nation (Vimeo)
Scott Thornbury and The New School: the Secret History of Mathods (YouTube)
Cathenine Walter: Should We Be Planning to Teach Grammar? If So How?  (IATEFL 2011/British Council)
Peter Grundy Strange Seas of Thought: Literal Meaning and Language Teaching (IATEFL 2011/British Council)
Harrogate Online - IATEFL 2010
QuiTE promotes quality in the training and education of teachers of English to speakers of other languages.
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Quality in TESOL Education
There are many courses available in TESOL but not all are equally recognised and accepted by employers.
The Association for the Promotion of