The International Accreditation
of TESOL Qualifying Organisations (IATQuO)
This website is destined for
Organisations offering or planning courses leading to an initial
qualification in the Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages
(TESOL), in the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) or in
the Teaching of English as an Acquired or Additional Language (TEAL).
Individuals looking for a training course in TESOL, TEFL or TEAL with
international acceptability and meeting minimum professional standards.
We promote and maintain internationally acceptable
standards in the training of teachers of English to speakers of other
To achieve this we provide initial and ongoing
external accreditation/validation services to training organisations.
We provide information on accredited/validated
training courses to prospective trainees. We provide information on
accredited/validated training courses to employers looking for suitably
disseminate information on best practice in TESOL and support research
and development in the field, resources permitting.