Our online TEFL certification courses are accredited by leading institutions in the world of English language teaching, including the Paris University of International Education (PUIE). The PUIE is a higher education institute that is recognized by the Paris Academy as a degree-granting organization. Our certificates are actually the only 100% online TEFL certificates available that are validated, accredited and credit bearing from an internationally-recognized university. Through the PUIE our online TEFL courses have been evaluated and have successfully met all the criteria necessary to be given full accreditation by this respected institute.
All ITTT in-class TEFL certification courses, no matter which of our international training centers you choose, are validated by Lamar University, Texas. Lamar University is part of the Texas State university system and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award degrees at the Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral levels. One of the benefits of this validation is that your TEFL certification will be seen as the equivalent of a three-credit undergraduate university course. If you require an official transcript for the course, you can get one via the university for a small additional fee.
We also receive accreditation for our 5-day combined TEFL course from an international learning development body, the Teacher Training Council. As our courses are accredited by leading institutions such as the PUIE, Lamar University, and the Teacher Training Council you can rest assured that the materials you receive and the qualification you will be awarded upon completion are among the most highly regarded in the TEFL world. Safe in the knowledge that your course meets all the professional standards set by an independent body, you can get on with your studies with confidence and start to plan an exciting new adventure as a TEFL qualified teacher.
Want an Advanced Teaching Qualification?
The Diploma course is our highest level qualification and it is designed to take your teaching knowledge and job prospects to a whole new level. This course is a popular addition to many teachers’ portfolios and it is even available as a free course option in some cases. For an overview of the Diploma in TESOL, check out our FAQ: What is the TEFL/TESOL Diploma course?
What are Specialized TEFL Courses?
We also offer a range of short-format specialized TEFL courses which are designed to give you a more in-depth knowledge of specific areas of EFL teaching. By completing one or more of these courses you will expand your understanding and increase your employability. For more details about these courses, take a look at our FAQ: What are specialized TEFL courses?
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